Portal Instructions

Portal Instructions for Apple OSX / IOS, Android and Chrome OS

Apple, Android and Chromebooks require the Microsoft Remote Desktop application to be installed in able to connect to the school portal

Apple store - https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/microsoft-remote-desktop/id1295203466?mt=12

Play store - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microsoft.rdc.androidx&hl=en_GB

Step 1 Download the Microsoft Remote Desktop application


 Step 2 Open the app and click Add Desktop or Add PC (depending on the app version or device)


Step 3 Configure as shown in picture below

PC Name = rdsfarm.billericay.essex.sch.uk

Gateway = portal1.billericay.essex.sch.uk (for students) or portal2.billericay.essex.sch.uk (for staff) 


Step 4 You should now have a desktop available 


Step 5 Click the desktop and it will prompt you for your school username and password


Step 6 After clicking continue it should now log you onto the portal