Case Study: Using GCSEPod to support PiXL strategies

1st March 2018

Sir Thomas Picton School, Pembrokeshire Overview Like so many schools, Sir Thomas Picton was facing a growing gender gap. But last year, following a subscription to GCSEPod, the school saw its overall L2i results increase, moving the school from quartile 4 to quartile 2 and the L2i outcomes of boys being the highest it had […]

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Case Study: GCSEPod – A key brick in the Pendle Vale Jenga tower

28th February 2018

Pendle Vale College, Lancashire Overview In the past two years Pendle Vale College, has secured some of the highest Progress and Attainment 8 scores across the county which Assistant Head Teacher Matthew Hardwick proudly attributes to the successful teaching and intervention strategies including GCSEPod. The results “GCSEPod is a powerful tool to improve attainment through […]

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Case Study: PiXL initiatives to raising standards

27th February 2018

Lutterworth High School Overview Lutterworth subscribes to GCSEPod and within weeks of setup the school was amongst the highest GCSEPod using schools in the country. Last academic year students accessed an outstanding 32,000 Pods, of which over 11,000 were Maths (the highest Maths usage of any PiXL member). The results “We’ve found the quality of […]

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Case Study: Outstanding results using GCSEPod

26th February 2018

Newcastle High School for Girls Overview Newcastle High School for Girls once again celebrated outstanding exam success this summer. In a year which has seen major changes to both sets of exams, girls and staff at the school rose to the challenge and reported a sharp rise in the number of top grades. The results […]

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GCSEPod Crowned Secondary Content Provider at BETT

29th January 2018

We are absolutely delighted to have been named Secondary Content Provider of the Year at this year’s Bett awards. Never has an award meant so much. The awards which are ran in conjunction with the Bett Show, highlight outstanding education sector products, learning solutions, companies and people.  There are most certainly some great things happening […]

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Take The Stress out of Exams, Ian Rowe

23rd January 2018

I read an article about exam preparation in the latest issue of Teach Secondary written by mindfulness trainer and registered hypnotherapist Jo Wallis. This seemed really timely and pretty pertinent given the recent news that the Computer Science GCSE – which until now included 20% coursework – will be 100% exam based following leaking of […]

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Dealing with GCSE exam stress

10th January 2018

Studying for GCSE exams is inevitably a stressful time. While a degree of nerves is to be expected – and can indeed prove beneficial – reports of heightened anxiety and stress amongst GCSE students in particular have led to increasing concerns from teaching bodies. This year’s Year 11 students are the first real cohort to […]

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GCSEPod helps MOunt Grace school improve progress

6th December 2017

Subscribing school Mount Grace are featured in this months Teach Secondary. They share their story on how GCSEPod has become an integral part of school life and has helped them improve progress. Click on the image below to see a full PDF of the feature. or more information on how GCSEPod could help your school […]

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THE IMPACT GCSEPOD HAS

10th October 2017

Results show the longer you use GCSEPod and the more Pods students watch – the better their results. “I just wanted to say thank you and tell you how much I benefited from GCSEPod. It was so helpful for getting through GCSEs, an easy, effective way to revise. I worked my way through all the […]

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