Accessing Hertswood Online Services

Students and parents can use the guidance below to help access Hertswood's online services. If you're still stuck, students can email 'IT' from their school email account, or parents can email helpdesk@hertswoodacademy.org.

  • Go to mail.hertswoodacademy.org for Gmail, or classroom.google.com for Google Classroom

  • Enter your username (e.g. 20jsmith), followed by @hertswoodacademy.org

  • Enter your normal school password (same as for the school Chromebooks/computers)

Forgot your password? Ask your parent/carer to email helpdesk@hertswoodacademy.org

This account will also give you access to other Google Services, such as Google Drive and Google Docs

  • Go to www.go4schools.com and click Students (top-right)

  • Enter your email address (e.g. 20jsmith@hertswoodacademy.org)

  • Enter your Go4Schools password

Forgot your password or first time user? Go to the box labelled 'First-time User?' and put in your email address, to be emailed a link to select a new password -- note that new Go4School passwords must include lower-case letters, upper-case letters, numbers and symbols (such as ! or * )

  • Go to app.century.tech

  • Click 'Sign in with Google'

  • If you are using your school Chromebook this should sign you in automatically. Otherwise enter your school email address (e.g. 20jsmith@hertswoodacademy.org) and standard school password

Forgot your password? You or your teacher can email IT, or a parent/carer can email helpdesk@hertswoodacademy.org

Using a phone? We recommend rotating your phone to landscape, and enabling the 'Desktop Site' option in your browser settings

  • Go to senecalearning.com

  • Click 'Login' and then 'Continue with Google'

  • If you are using your school Chromebook this should sign you in automatically. Otherwise enter your school email address (e.g. 20jsmith@hertswoodacademy.org) and standard school password

Forgot your password? You or your teacher can email IT, or a parent/carer can email helpdesk@hertswoodacademy.org

  • Go to www.quizlet.com

  • If you already have an account, choose 'Log In'

  • If you don't already have an account, please choose the 'Sign Up' option, using the information below:

    • Choose a username of 'hw' followed by your school username, such as 'hw20jsmith'

    • Make sure you put in your email as your school email address (e.g.20jsmith@hertswoodacademy.org)

Forgot your password?

  • Click the 'Forgotten password?' link on the Log In page and enter your school email address (e.g. 20jsmith@hertswoodacademy.org)

  • You will receive an email shortly from Quizlet with instructions on how to change your password

  • Go to vle.mathswatch.co.uk

  • Click 'Sign in with Google'

  • If you are using your school Chromebook this should sign you in automatically. Otherwise enter your school email address (e.g. 20jsmith@hertswoodacademy.org) and standard school password

Forgot your password? You or your teacher can email IT, or a parent/carer can email helpdesk@hertswoodacademy.org

  • Go to www.kerboodle.com

  • Enter your username, without the year if you're in Year 9 or higher (e.g. jsmith)

  • Enter your Kerboodle password (by default, same as your username)

  • Enter your institution code as tra3

Forgot your password? You or your teacher can email IT, or a parent/carer can email helpdesk@hertswoodacademy.org

  • Go to www.pearsonactivelearn.com and click Log in

  • Your username is either your standard school username (e.g.20jsmith) or your email address (e.g. 20jsmith@hertswoodacademy.org) -- unfortunately the only way to find out which one is to try them

  • Enter your ActiveLearn password (by default, Hertswood2019)

Forgot your password? You or your teacher can email IT, or a parent/carer can email helpdesk@hertswoodacademy.org

  • Go to my.dynamic-learning.co.uk

  • Enter your username (e.g. 20jsmith)

  • Enter your Dynamic Learning password (by default, password)

  • Enter the Centre ID, 33143 (if you click the link above, this will be filled in automatically)

Forgot your password? You or your teacher can email IT, or a parent/carer can email helpdesk@hertswoodacademy.org

Forgot your password? Ask your Music teacher to reset your password, or you can email IT

  • Go to kudos.cascaid.co.uk

  • Enter your username (e.g. 20jsmith)

    • If this username does not work, use the 'Forgot your password' instructions below to have your username emailed to you)

  • Enter your Kudos password (by default, WD65LG)

Forgot your password?

  • Click the 'Forgotten your details?' link and enter your school email address (e.g. 20jsmith@hertswoodacademy.org)

  • If it says your email has not yet been verified, use the 'SEND' link on the same page

  • You will receive an email shortly from Kudos (Cascaid) with instructions on how to change your password or activate your account