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Getting the most from GCSEPod

26th June 2017

Senior leaders from around the country share their best practice tips for getting the most from GCSEPod in the classroom and at home. More than 1000 schools now subscribe to GCSEPod. While some schools have tried our GCSE online study tool for the first time this academic year, others have now been utilising it for […]

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GCSE revision resources: reaching the low-on-confidence student

20th June 2017

A child who is confident in his or her ability to learn is a more engaged student on the whole. One of the key terms being used in directives from the Department for Education is “self-esteem” and the importance of instilling confidence in children. As teachers know, bad behaviour often stems from low self-esteem, which […]

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Revision approaches for GCSE English Literature

13th April 2017

English Teacher Nic Worgan, has a fantastic GCSE English blog with ideas, inspiration and resources for teachers and students. Nic says: “I firmly believe that ideas should be shared which was my motivation for starting this blog. Teaching English is difficult enough – who has time to reinvent the wheel? I love the thought of […]

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Progress 8 compliant curriculum

23rd March 2017

GCSEPod has been used in schools since 2010, delivering subject knowledge for a Progress 8 compliant curriculum. It helps the most able and the disengaged in equal measures. Data from across all of GCSEPod’s subscribing schools shows that our pods appeal across the board.  Some of the highest achieving students regularly download pods to boost […]

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How GCSEPod usage can impact Progress 8 results

16th March 2017

As GCSEPod’s Business Intelligence Manager, it’s my job to sift through the data and find those rare nuggets of insight. Recently, I’ve been investigating this year’s Progress 8 results in relation to GCSEPod usage. I want to share with you something extremely exciting that I’ve found. I looked at the number of Pods different schools […]

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GCSEPod individual subscription

9th March 2017

GCSEPod is an award-winning resource, combining cutting-edge content with a host of revision materials, exceptional service, and customisation to give you exactly what you need for the best GCSE results. It’s not just schools that can benefit, GCSEPod is available for individual subscribers, including mature students, home educators, or parents who just want to give […]

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Drawing on teamwork – Sir David Carter

6th December 2016

One of the advatages of being an ASCL Premier Partner is that we can bring their news and events direct to you. In this article from Leader magazine, National Schools Commissioner Sir David Carter talks to Julie Nightingale about his role in promoting the benefits of academies and why he thinks more schools will come […]

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GCSEPod in the news

15th November 2016

Here’s a round up of our latest press coverage. For more information about any of the articles featured below please contact us. Parent Power PTA’s are increasingly playing a pivotal role in helping schools to thrive – and are in fact in control of some pretty healthy budgets, from which teachers and heads can most […]

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