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Welcome to GCSEPod! To help you learn all about GCSEPod quickly and easily, this page showcases some of our introductory videos and tutorials. Once you’re up to speed and ready to start using GCSEPod.

At the heart of GCSEPod is our videos. We call them “Pods”. Each one is a highly concentrated, 3-5 minute burst of audio-visual learning, specialist subject knowledge for 21 curriculum areas, written by expert subject teachers then rigorously quality assured. Narrated by professional voice over artists and with visuals produced by our award-winning in-house design team, every Pod is mapped to GCSE and IGCSE exam boards and we are committed to keeping up with curriculum and technology changes. Watch the what is GCSEPod video below to find out more.

The British Council is sponsoring GCSEPod as it will give schools (students and teachers) the opportunity to access award-winning online educational content. With thousands of podcasts covering many different subjects, GCSEPod provides a true ‘education anywhere’ experience for mobile learning and revision. GCSEPod uses the technology already readily available to students (laptops, Apple and Android phones and tablets, school computers) to add an exciting new dimension to their learning. GCSEPod delivers outstanding results via mobile, tablet or desktop for the best possible impact. WATCH SAMPLE PODS >>

To get a better understand of GCSEPod please watch the videos shown on the screen above or by clicking the direct links below.

British Council – What is GCSEPod for teachers

British Council – Teacher quick start guide

British Council – Student quick start guide

British Council – How to Download Pods

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“A real ‘no brainer’ – GCSEPod is a high quality resource for students which can be evidenced to have an impact on both progress and attainment for all ability levels. It represents extremely good value for money.”

Nick Howe, Assistant Head,
North Huddersfield Trust School

“GCSEPod is an extremely high quality, cost effective and user friendly resource that has had clear and measurable impact in our Academy. The support given by the GCSEPod team is fantastic in all areas. Whether on their own device, or in the classroom, the resource is high quality and ever-developing! I would thoroughly recommend it!”

Dominic Howkins, Vice Principal,
Ormiston Sudbury Academy

“Test Valley School initially subscribed to GCSEPod after securing some external funding. However, the impact has been so significant that we have now subscribed in our own right.”

Andrew Page, Deputy Headteacher,
Test Valley School


Don’t just take our word for it. We’re very proud of the recognition we’ve gained over the years, and we’ve picked up many industry awards along the way. We’re constantly striving to get better at what we do so that our award-winning service provides exactly what you need.

Click here to find out more about our awards and partnerships