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Mobile Device

Once the Xpressions app has been installed you are ready to setup your account. This requires an email address and mobile telephone number. Note these must be the ones held by Sidmouth College.

1) Enter your email address and select ‘Next’.

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What is Foldr for Windows?

Foldr for Windows is an application which puts all of your Foldr connected storage – both college and cloud-based - into a single drive accessible through This PC on your Windows desktop or laptop. You can access, manage and edit all of your files from your College folders, Google Drive, OneDrive as if they were stored on your PC.

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Foldr

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What is Foldr?

Foldr web app enables access to files and documents anywhere and at any time. Foldr acts as a gateway between the college system, your favourite cloud services and all of your connected devices, including desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones.

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Securus

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Securus software is the most advanced and unique filtering, monitoring and reporting software available today. Securus provides monitoring and detection, recording and reporting of any data activities in violation of Sidmouth College's AUP (Acceptable Use Policy), whether generated internally or externally, on-line or off-line. Captures of all AUP violations are recorded as screen captures, along with the time, workstation name, user identity, application and violating word or phrase.

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Office 365 is now available across devices – access Office 365 applications on your PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone, work from virtually anywhere with 1TB of online storage (Tablet/Smartphone: Make sure you have downloaded the Microsoft app for your device.)

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How to access your Sidmouth College E-mail account from your computer at home using a web browser or Microsoft Office Outlook. Includes instructions on setting up your iPhone, iPad or Android device to sync with your e-mail account.

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The latest version of Read & Write Gold 11 is now available to all students and staff and a copy can be obtained from the library.

This version is compatible with Windows 8, 7, Vista and XP.  The software is very useful for those students struggling with their reading and writing.  Apart from the new look and feel the application includes some new items; Nuance Vocalizer text-to-speech voices, support for Chrome and Firefox, support for Google Docs, and two new features – Word Cloud and Voice Note.

There are enhancements to many of the features including the phonetic spell checker, word prediction, dictionary and much more. Read More

Have you ever thought about how much quicker working on a document would be if you did not have to click so many buttons in order to complete a simple task? If so, have you thought about using the keyboard driven commands? Many tasks that can be done with a mouse can be achieved quicker and easier with keyboard shortcuts. Download General key commands which tells you how you can speed up day-to-day running and make more efficient use of your time.

Your reference guide to keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft products
Sidmouth College ICT Dept.
General key commands

  • CTRL + X: Cut
  • CTRL + V: Paste
  • CTRL + Z: Undo
  • CTRL + B: Bold
  • CTRL + U: Underline
  • CTRL + I: Italic
  • CTRL + C: Copy
  • CTRL + A: Select all the items in the current window
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