Logging onto the VLE or email from home

Network access from home

If using a Windows device, please click on the correct link below; it will run an application, which you need to allow to gain access.

Network access for Students from home

Network access for Staff from home

If you are using an Apple device, you will need to download an app from the Apple app store called Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 ( developed by Microsoft Corporation)


The server they need to connect to when using this app is:

Whichever way the network is accessed, students need to enter their school account username with a wfs\ in front of it and use the password they use in school to log in.

If you wish to bring in an electronic device (not a phone) to school, the letter to seek permission can be found by clicking on the link below:

Bringing a Laptop or similar electronic device into school

Students must follow our network code of conduct when using devices in school, and/or when accessing our network remotely; this can be found by clicking on this link below:

Network Code of Conduct

VLE app for checking homework tasks and general information from Year Heads

There is an parent app to allow parents or guardians to view their child's (or children's) timetable, homework and other tasks and useful information.

Here is a guide to downloading the app and setting it up:

MCAS app for more detailed information on and documents about your child

You are now able to view Bromcom (also known as MCAS) on your smart phones. An app has been created which allows parents / guardians to view the details we hold on your child. Also included are timetables, attendance data, documents and your children’s grades.

The app can be downloaded from your specific app store - either Apple's App Store or Google Play

My Child at School App

My Child at School Letter

Please contact Mr Carlyle (one of our IT Technicians) for any support.

Young Person’s Guide to Working Together to Safeguard Children

NSPCC have launched their Net Aware app to give parents the tools and knowledge to access advice on the go. This is the only guide for parents where social networking sites and apps aimed at children are rated by parents, helping them make an informed decision about which is most appropriate for their child at different ages.

Using Office, VLE and Teams on other Devices

Student Guide to Teams


The school's Virtual Learning Enviroment

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School Brochure

Find out more about William Farr School


My Child At School

Our web-based system for accessing student details

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