Our staff have compiled a list of the best online resources to enhance your learning. Enjoy!
All GCSE subjects
Free revision app for all GCSE subjects http://www.gojimo.com/
Website for all subjects and levels – BBC Bitesizehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
Website for all subjects and levels- https://www.khanacademy.org/
Website for all subjects and levels – https://www.brainpop.com/
Website for most subjects- University of Manchester – https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/
Website with free resources for all subjects –https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/free-resources
Getting ready for GCSEs subject playlists GCSEPod :
English Language https://members.gcsepod.com/shared/podcasts/title/13640/82032 ·
English Literature https://members.gcsepod.com/shared/podcasts/title/13644/82069 ·
Maths https://members.gcsepod.com/shared/podcasts/title/13626/82133 ·
Biology https://members.gcsepod.com/shared/podcasts/title/13634/81903 ·
Chemistry https://members.gcsepod.com/shared/podcasts/title/13638/81819 ·
Physics https://members.gcsepod.com/shared/podcasts/title/13636/81996 ·
French https://members.gcsepod.com/shared/podcasts/title/13628/81969 ·
Spanish https://members.gcsepod.com/shared/podcasts/title/13630/81851 ·
Geography https://members.gcsepod.com/shared/podcasts/title/13624/81884 ·
History https://members.gcsepod.com/shared/podcasts/title/13633/82280 ·
Free google online resource, massive amount of info on artist https://artsandculture.google.com/
Free Victoria and Albert Museum specialises in art, design and photography – https://www.vam.ac.uk/collections?type=featured
List of museums with interactive tours https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours
Adobe Create magazine with how to videos https://create.adobe.com/graphic-design/how-to.html
https://businesscasestudies.co.uk/ An excellent site for technology, economics or business studies pupils and teachers. Packed full of exceptional resources.
Free Youtube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/user/GeekGurlDiaries
Free Youtube Channel Mike like science –https://www.youtube.com/user/comaniddy
Hour of code – free online coding challenges – https://hourofcode.com/ca/learn (Grade 6-8 = beginner and Grade 9+ for more advanced)
Khan Academy – https://www.khanacademy.org/computing – tutorials on a range of programming and animation skills from beginner to advanced
Free National Theatre full length plays every Thursday on Youtube https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/nt-at-home
https://www.willowsmusical.com/ – Wind in the Willows musical
https://www.insider.com/best-broadway-shows-you-can-stream-for-free-online-coronavirus-2020-3#kinky-boots-5 – Broadway shows you can stream – free 7 day trial
http://www.instructables.com/ Excellent Technology Site – a collaboration of creative minds putting their passions to work.
https://www.stem.org.uk/audience/secondary-design – Thousands of free-to-access, quality-assured resources to support the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects
http://wiki.dtonline.org/index.php/Main_Page D&T Online aims to provide, free at the point of use, a substantive resource base generated by teachers and educationalists to support Design and Technology education. In addition, some sections will be equally relevant to science, mathematics and aspects of art and design.
http://www.technologystudent.com/ numerous information sheets and exercises to enhance the study, understanding and teaching of DESIGN and TECHNOLOGY. ENGINEERING is a major aspect of this website
https://design-technology.org/ The Design Technology Department has been created in order to provide free educational materials for schools from quizzes to mini projects.
www.design-technology.info A host of ideas and information tips for pupils at Key Stage 3 and 4
www.PaperToys.com A site dedicated to making paper / card models. Appears to be an interesting resource.
www.robot.org.uk A site listing suppliers of components for making robots and similar mechanisms. Lists of practical robot building books, magazines and CD ROMs. Resources for teachers, pupils, students and designers.
http://designandtech.com Has a range of information covering resistant materials to graphic products
www.techitoutuk.com A technology site for pupils with over 600 internal and external links to other useful sites
https://www.thisiscolossal.com/ Website with latest in world of design, art and photography
https://www.sparknotes.com/ Great for revising most of the GCSE set texts and includes the “No Fear Shakespeare” section with a more modern interpretation side-by-side with Shakespeare’s original
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z3kw2hv The Key Stage 3 English part of the BBC’s education resources
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zr9d7ty English Language GCSE support
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zckw2hv English Literature GCSE support
https://theday.co.uk/ free daily newspaper for young people
Free Audio books https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
Revision guides and remote learning guides for GCSE English lit – Christmas Carol, Inspector Calls, MacBeth. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/yj3cmj7t94ffjkg/AAAJBmAPhSz1UqUMEOLh2tTza?dl=0
https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/ Food – a fact of life (FFL) is a comprehensive, progressive education programme which communicates up-to-date, evidence-based, consistent and accurate messages around ‘food’. FFL is managed by the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF), in partnership with the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB). The programme is UK curriculum compliant and supports key ‘food’ qualifications; supports a range of learning styles and approaches; has oversight from four Education Working Groups who review work and help set future development.
https://www.youtube.com/user/BritishNutrition/videos – The British Nutrition foundation you tube channel provides educational materials including recipes and information on the eatwell guide.
https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/ – Website providing recipes.
https://www.channel4.com/programmes/junior-bake-off – Junior bake off. Will need to sign for a channel 4 account.
https://www.heartfoundation.org.nz/educators/edu-resources/food-tech – Heart foundation food technology resources.
http://www.helenhudspith.com/food.html – A range of technology resources sheets and activities
Free GCSE geography resources https://www.internetgeography.net/
Map skills tutorials and quizzes https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/
Geography quizzes by subject https://www.educationquizzes.com/ks3/geography/
Use the menu to find you tube clips and information for different topic for years 7 to 13 http://coolgeography.co.uk
Free google online resource divided into historical events subjects https://artsandculture.google.com/category/event
Free British Library resources divided into subjects https://www.bl.uk/learning/online-resources
Radio 4 podcasts History of the World in 100 Objects https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00nrtf5
Free maths textbook exercises, exam practice questions & videos https://corbettmaths.com/contents/
GCSE Revision: https://www.mathsgenie.co.uk/
PiXL Maths App (Download for phone & tablets; browser for laptops):
School ID: MC6197
Username: SurnameFirstname or SurnameInitial
https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-firsts/sport-2012-nqf.html#%2Ftab-0 , full link to the specification
https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-firsts/sport-2012-nqf.coursematerials.html#filterQuery=category:Pearson-UK:Unit%2FUnit-1&filterQuery=category:Pearson-UK:Category%2FExternal-assessments – link to past papers for the unit 1 exam (please ensure you click on the 2018).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcDSKLrLDO0 – Exam technique
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4aEFy_BrFnHC3S-x1Bsfqw – Subscribe to Youtube challenge for revision
https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/physical-education/gcse/physical-education-8582 – for the full specification, this include all the topics for the exam and the list of sports and sport descriptions. It also has a link to all past paper, paper 1 and paper 2.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t56-n0BC4h0 – Exam technique
PE workouts – Practical Activities:
Group Hiit Workout Channel – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_aLZ9YxRrGmCe1Zd3GSkEA
Home Cardio and Hiit Workout – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBWQGb4LyAM&t=501s
Football Fitness at Home – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXvTV6DnpaE
Individual Football Skills/Drills – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7jP3moQi9c
Football Skills – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttbBSoovPc4
Messi Moves – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xatOqkbYb-c
Oti Mabuse Dance Lessons – https://www.youtube.com/user/mosetsanagape
Yoga for Teens – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kgZnJqzNaU
Yoga for the Classroom – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Td6zFtZPkJ4
Modern Foreign Languages
A free and interactive platform for learning language – https://www.memrise.com/
Free 3 month trial language learning https://www.rosettastone.co.uk/lp/freeforkids/
Free fender online guitar lessons for 3 months https://try.fender.com/play/playthrough/
https://www.apple.com/mac/garageband/?cid=oas-us-domains-garageband.com – free with Apple devices
www.musescore.org – free PC based composition software, already used by year 8 in school
https://earsketch.gatech.edu/landing/#/ – approach to teaching computer science concepts via algorithmic music composition and remixing
https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/ – a variety of music based activities
https://www.bandlab.com/ – all in one social music creation platform
https://soundation.com/ – record, mix and share music
https://chordchord.com/ – a fun way to generate chord sequences
http://jamzone.littlekidsrock.org/ – take a lesson, learn a song, practise
http://etomusicpractice.co.uk/ – practise tools for performance
https://apps.apple.com/app/minimoog-model-d-synthesizer/id1339418001 – Minimoog synthesiser app
https://tonedear.com/ – ear training practise
https://apps.apple.com/app/apple-store/id924635678 – Acapella app – record multiple videos to create layers and parts
https://www.incredibox.com/ mix of music, graphics, animation and interactivity
https://beepbox.co/#8n31s0k0l00e03t2mm0a7g0fj07i0r1o3210T1v1L4ue9q3d7f5y1zaC0c0A4F0BaV5Q0500Pf5a0E0bc1T1v1L4u26q1d5fay0z7C0c0A1F3B9V7Q0546Pf867E0111T5v1L4u53q1d1f4y1z4C1c0h0H_RIBJAAAzrrrqhT2v1L4u15q0d1f8y0z1C2w0b4h400000000h4g000000014h000000004h400000000p16000000 – create and share melodies
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zpf3cdm – BBC Bitesize
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zmsvr82 – BBC bitesize for KS3
www.musictheory.net – music theory tuition and tests.
https://livefromorchestrahall.vhx.tv/browse – Detroit Symphony Orchestra live sessions
https://www.classicfm.com/music-news/live-streamed-classical-music-concerts-coronavirus/ – list of free streamed concerts coming up
https://www.berliner-philharmoniker.de/en/titelgeschichten/20192020/digital-concert-hall/ – Berlin Philharmonic digital concert hall
https://nyphil.org/watch-listen – New York Philharmonic concerts
Free Victoria and Albert Museum specialises in art, design and photography https://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/photographs
Free podcasts from The Photographers Gallery https://thephotographersgallery.org.uk/content/talking-about-photography
Free science website with GCSE revision and all years https://www.omerascience.co.uk/
For younger learners – National Geographic Kids (YouTube video channel)
For older learners –https://www.youtube.com/user/ScienceChannel
YouTube channel answering questions about Science https://www.youtube.com/user/scishow
Live streaming lessons plus activities https://encounteredu.com/steam-activities