Just about to launch or re-launch GCSEPod? We can help!
We know that there are a huge number of ways to successfully launch and embed GCSEPod. Each school or college faces different challenges and so we’ve supported hundreds of GCSEPod Lead teachers through their own unique launch plan.
Over the years, we’ve learned that a successful launch plan tends to draw from a similar set of key strategies. Once you’ve got your roll-out plan in place, it can be used successfully for every new academic year to introduce to new year groups.
Use the links below to download some fantastic resources to help plan your launch.
EXPERT ADVICE FROM REAL SCHOOLS
Looking for expert advice from a school that has already successfully launched GCSEPod?
We’ve got it! Click below to download some fantastic guides written by school leaders:
Rednock School’s guide to the perfect GCSEPod launch
Rednock School in Gloucestershire launched GCSEPod in November 2015. Within two weeks every year 11 student had logged on and more than 11,000 Pods had been streamed, making it the most successful GCSEPod launch to date. We spoke to Assistant Head Ben Cheeseman to find out how they engaged students so quickly. Here are his top 8 tips to a successful launch. Read the full guide here >>
How to engage 97% of year 11 students in less than 2 months
Last month assistant head teacher Alan Hart launched GCSEPod into school and already it is topping the download tables, with more than 90% of its year 11s now actively engaged. Alan gives us an insight into how the school managed to so successfully roll out the software and engage such a huge percentage of students so quickly. Read the full case study here >>
OUR DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO LAUNCHING GCSEPOD
By collating hundreds of successful strategies into one place, this guide compiles launch ideas into interactive launch maps and allows you to build your launch plan with ease.
Want to launch to students first, then promote to staff? Or perhaps you want to launch to a few pilot student groups first.
Whatever your idea, we’ve got the strategies to make it happen!
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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.