2020 TDA Portal Login
Microsoft Office 365 is now the location of the Thomas Deacon Education Trust VLE including the TDA VLE. This button takes to you to the new login page, where you will be prompted for your authentication by Microsoft Office. If you are already logged in, you will be taken straight to the VLE homepage.
For other Office 365 functionality available with tda.education.
2018-19 Legacy Login
2018-19 VLE Login to the Thomas Deacon Academy Virtual Learning Environment for access to homework, files and school information.
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About TDA VLE Login
Student Portal: Pick up your assignments, search for resources to help you learn, and collaborate with your peers. For each of your classes, you have access to the shared documents which lets you view documents uploaded by your teacher and upload your own content. Thomas Deacon Academy VLE can also show current homework assignments, your timetable, as well as other important school information.
Staff Portal: Find resources and student information, and collaborate with colleagues.
Parent Portal: View information about your child’s homework, attendance and teachers. Should you have difficulties accessing the VLE on behalf of your child, please contact your child’s home college at TDA for more information. If you are looking to access your child’s ePortal for access to personal information, reports and other child-specific information, you can use the TDA ePortal login.
Board Portal: Access papers relating to committee meetings including agenda, minutes and announcements.
SLT Portal: Access agenda, minutes and collaboration tools.
Login to the TDA VLE using the login form on the right.
Access to Academic Tutoring VLE is not available through external VLE access and requires the use of TDA Connect.
Access to the Thomas Deacon Academy is subject to the Thomas Deacon Academy’s ICT Code of Conduct.
Access Thomas Deacon Academy Term Dates.
About TDA ePortal
Thomas Deacon Academy ePortal is unavailable as of 2015-2016 academic year. The ePortal system was replaced by SIMS, which currently cannot be accessed outside of the school network. You can log in to TDA SIMS using TDA Connect. Alternatively, much of the data is now available through the VLE which you can access above.
The Thomas Deacon Academy ePortal will allow you to view your timetable, attendance and other school records. Access your student details as recorded on the system, including address and emergency contact information, as well as reports and events. Staff have the ability to access student information and complete attendance registers which will appear on the TDA Student ePORTAL and be accessible by parent login.
Pupil Details shows all the information related to the student such as class groups and contact information for parents/carers. All the information can be reviewed to make sure that it is up-to-date. If there are any problems with the information, contact the home college of the student.
All progress Reports are shown on ePortal. Progress reports show…
- target grade — the level of achievement the student should reach at the end of the Key Stage)
- current performance — level the student is currently working at
- performance status — whether the student is on track to achieve the expected target
The student’s Timetable is shown in ePortal, including start/end time, location and teacher. The current day is shown in the homepage bitlet with the full timetable accessible from the More link.
Attendance is shown in a pie chart, representing present/absent marks, as well as late marks. Full details are available below showing the time and date of any non-present marks assigned.
Positive and Negative Events are behavioural/achievement events given to students by staff to keep a record of the student’s performance throughout school. Exclusions are also shown for the student.