Remote Desktop

Remote desktop is provided for staff and students to logon to a full school desktop with shared drives, home drives and all the standard applications that are available within school. It is not necessary to use Remote Desktop if you only wish to access email. These can be accessed directly using the Google homepage

Additionally, Remote Desktop is an asset not a requirement for home work etc. Should it be unavailable, materials can be transferred to and from home using Google Drive.


Windows PC/Laptop

  1. Download the RDP shortcut to your home desktop (remove any old icons):
  2. Double click the shortcut
  3. Log in as ‘ehs\username’

If the above does not work, please follow the below instructions

Go the the following page on internet explorer
Your username is ehs\xxxxxxxxxxx and password is what you use to access the school ict system.
If you want to create a new office file, select one of them, the programme will open and it will save back to your school personal area.
If you want a desktop, click Full Desktop and the remote desktop will pop up.


  1. Download the Microsoft RD Client app
  2. You will need to manually input the details below:
    1. The PC name is:
    2. The Gateway server is:
    3. For both, enter your email address ( and password to login as normal