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Office365

Once you have signed into your email as described in the Outlook – Student Email page, you then have access to all of the features of Office365.  This is Microsoft's cloud-based solution for their Office products and allows students to create and edit Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents without having to own or install the software locally.  This can be used by most machines with a modern browser and internet access.

The bar at the top the Office 365 window outlines all of the different places/features that can be accessed.

One of the main features is the cloud based storage solution, OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive), this is equivalent to an online memory stick where can save any documents to OneDrive and access it from school / home or indeed anywhere with internet access.

To do this, click the ‘Upload’ button and follow the instructions.

Office365 also offers web versions of the main Microsoft Office applications, under the +new button, any student can access Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Onenote as an online web application and save it on OneDrive for later access.