We are incredibly pleased to announce that all students and staff at Padgate Academy can now get the full Microsoft Office 365 Professional Plus suite for FREE on up to 5 personal devices.
As well as access to online versions of Office 365 products and 1TB of FREE OneDrive storage.
The Office 365 Professional Plus scheme provides students and staff with a free subscription of Microsoft Office for use on PC, Mac, iOS, and Android. Included within the subscription are all of the standard Office apps, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, plus many more..
To login to Office 365 ProPlus services, you will need:
Your username is made up of your school login, for example, ‘19abcxyz’, followed by ‘@padgateacademy.co.uk’. While Office 365 tools are handy for quick edits and word processing, you may want access to the full features of the desktop version of Office while working from home.
To download and install Office 365 ProPlus on your Mac or PC, please follow these steps:
One of the additional benefits of Office 365 ProPlus is that it enables the use of Office Mobile for iOS and Android. The apps are available to download for free via the various stores (Apple App Store and Google Play). Once Office 365 has been downloaded to your mobile device, you simply login with your username and password to activate and get started.
There are some important points to note, however: