Virtual Learning Environment - (VLE)

To access Central Lancaster High School's Virtual Learning Environment click on the Moodle

What is Moodle?

Moodle is a course management system software package designed to help educators create effective online learning communities.

Moodle can also be called a 'Virtual Learning Environment' (VLE) or 'Learning Platform'. It provides a range of functionality covering content creation and delivery, communication and collaboration and management, including tracking and assessment tools.

Here are some of the key 'building blocks' of Moodle: 

  • Assignments - for managing homework including the ability for pupils to download/upload homework and for teachers to mark it online
  • Resource links - to webpages and files to help teachers build topics or courses or units of work
  • Forums and chat for interactive discussion of ideas and concepts
  • Quizzes and choices
  • Questionnaire
  • Wikis
  • Content - commercial content can be uploaded  (SCORM packages)
  • Calendars
  • Comprehensive monitoring of all activity