Bridgwater College Academy

Microsoft Teams

BCA will be using Microsoft Teams to teach remotely (online).  This is an online classroom where students can learn and share their work with their teacher(s). 

Teams Video guide for Students & Parents  -

Primary and Secondary

Students can follow the steps below to log-in to Teams before their log-in information arrives. 

Instructions for using Teams (All students)

Download Microsoft Teams

On a phone or tablet

  1. Go to your app store.
  2. Search for Microsoft Teams.
  3. Download the app.

On a laptop

  1. Open your web browser.
  2. Search for ‘Microsoft Teams download’.
  3. Open the link.
  4. Select ‘Download Teams’ and follow the instructions on your computer to complete the download.

Logging On

On a phone or tablet

  1. Open the app. 
  2. Enter the username and password below. 

On a laptop

  1. Go to 
  2. Enter the username and password below.
  3. Click on the Teams symbol. 

Logging On

We have written to students about their log-in details.  If students have any issue logging in, they should contact the school.

Username: This is a combination of part the students' name and some numbers followed by


Secondary: A unique combination of numbers for each student.

Primary: Bca.ddmmyy! (DOB)  e.g. Bca.291211!


The following videos have been created to support your use of Microsoft Teams

 Downloading Microsoft Teams 

 How to Join a Live Lesson:

Handing in an Assignment on the App

 Using Office:

PS4 Guide

  Handing in an Assignment:

 How to ask Question:


Students can continue using the work from the school website until they have received a letter about their log-in details.  This letter will contain instructions about how to start using Teams and how to log-on.

How to use Microsoft Teams Letter

The Academy has listed below some 'How to' videos to help students use the Microsoft Teams for their online learning:

Purple Mash How does my child use Purple Mash.mp4

Teams: How can I help my child read an assignment.mp4 

Teams: How does my child complete an assignment and upload work.mp4 

Teams: How does my child contact their teacher.mp4 

Teams: How does my child know what work to complete.mp4 

Teams: How does my child use channels and tabs.mp4 

 Link to Immersive Reader film: