Tapestry online Learning Journal

Dear Parents,


Welcome to Tapestry at Orchard Vale School.


Tapestry is a secure online Learning Journal used at Orchard Vale School to record photos, observations and comments, in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage. We use this to build up a record of your child's experiences during their time with us.

Each child’s Tapestry account creates a record of much of what they learn and experience, with comments made by adults to add context.


Tapestry allows us to share information and record your child’s learning in school, it also allows you to add observations from home to create a full picture of their all-round learning. When adding an observation from home please put the title as - Home Learning.


Some examples of this are:

Home Learning

Johnny pointed to the notice in Tesco – “I can see a j that is for jam, there’s the jam – it says j-a-m.”

Home Learning

Johnny used the family’s tablet to discover a fact about space “Did you know that space is silent?” He then covered his ears and said “This must be what it is like in space.”


Please read, complete and sign the Agreed Guidelines for Accessing and Using Tapestry, and return to school so that we can set you up with your own account.

We will then return a copy of this letter back to you so that you have a reminder of the guidelines at home.

If you have any questions, please ask.


Best Wishes



The Early Years Team.