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Student Learning

Parents and Learning Presentation

“Students are strongly advised to follow this learning technique, as described below, for all learning.

This way of learning should be used by students frequently throughout the school year as a way of securing information in their heads and being able to use this information to be successful in class and for assessments, including external exams such as GCSE’s and A levels.

Students can find a range of questions for their success check in their exercise books, text books, SAM learning, exam board websites for past papers and mark schemes, bitesize, exam boards such as AQA also have areas for years 7 and year 8 learning , where questions can be found.”

MathsWatch VLE

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Mathswatch is a resource that has been designed to help improve independent learning skills and to encourage learning away from the classroom. Video clips with corresponding worksheets contain explanations of how to do each aspect of the GCSE Mathematics syllabus along with examples and practice questions. The concept is that pupils watch the clip, pause the video and complete the example on paper, then resume the video to check understanding. If the student would like further practice then a worksheet with answers is also available for every topic.


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Linguascope is an online interactive language resource for the teaching and learning of French, Spanish, German, Italian & English. The Linguascope website contains hundreds of language games and activities developed to match curriculum requirements.

Accelerated Reader

Accelerated Reader is a computerized program that tests reading comprehension. Students select books on their reading level, read independently, and take an independent comprehension test on the computer. Each book is worth a certain number of points based on its length and reading level. Students get a percentage of these points based on how many of the test questions they get right. The program tracks their progress over the course of the school year.

Future Learn

Future Learn is a web-based learning resource often referred to as a MOOC (Massive Online Open Course). It can be used to study a range of differing subjects and take online courses.

SAM Learning

SAM Learning is an online education service for schools in the UK that supports personalised learning through a Self-Assessment Method (SAM) of interactive revision and exam practice. The service covers all National Curriculum subject areas for KS1, KS2, KS3 and GCSE.


EdLounge is an online programme which can be used as a learning resource for students both at school and at home. It is used for home learning such as home work or self study to boost the students’ learning experience. The programme provides virtual rewards that the students earn on completion of a lesson. It can offer lessons in many subject areas.


Kerboodle is an online textbook and resources base. Students can login to access resources anywhere they have internet access.
Students have access to a wide range of resources including: An online textbook, where they can make personal notes, which can only be seen by them. Resources used in lessons such as worksheets, demonstrations and other resources. Revision Resources such as revision tests and podcasts to help students “be the best they can be”.

Show My Homework


Show My Homework is a global online tool that was founded in 2011. Show My Homework (SMHW) is used by parents, teachers, and students in order to view and set homework.


UCAS provide application services across a range of subject areas and modes of study for UK higher education providers. Students must use UCAS if they are to progress into higher education.

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