How to use GCSEPod
Top exam tips
We understand how important it is to support your child during their GCSEs, so we’ve created a page full of resources, especially for you. Here you can discover parent user guides and quick start guides, and you can explore how to support your child.
If your child’s school doesn’t have GCSEPod, click here to ﬁnd out more about our personal subscriptions
Guides to supporting your child through their GCSEs
GCSE examinations can be a worrying prospect for your child and they will be under a great deal of pressure with deadlines and examination preparation. Parents/Carers may find it difficult to support their children through this time. These parent guides is a list of possible strategies that may help you with this support.
GCSEPod Parent User Documents
If your child’s school uses Firefly, click here for Firefly-specific instructions.
GCSEPod Parent Supporting Documents
On the screen above we have included a few videos to make it easier to understand how your can help your child using GCSEPod. We have also included a quick internet safety guide to help them understand how to keep safe online.
View our internet safety Pod at the top of this page or alternatively download our Internet Safety poster below.
Improve your child’s memory
These handy flyers show you how your child can maximise their memory when revising.
Revision can often feel like a chore, and there are a million things you’d rather be doing.
Here’s some posters to help your child re-think revision and feel a little bit more motivated.
Top Revision Tips Poster
To download our Top Revision Tips poster simply click the image below.
Exam Tip Posters
Helpful reminders to get your child in the best state of mind to take on their exams. We know how crucial it is to get into the right state of mind before exams, so we put together some tips to help them get the most from this exam time.
To download the poster simply click on the images below.
To Do List & Exam Checklist
Keep them on top of all their work and prepare for exams with these handy resources.
Anti-bullying Help & Advice
If your child is being bullied or know someone who is, here are some top tips on how to deal with it and get help to stop it.
Dealing with exam stress
Don’t let exam stress overwhelm your child. Help them to stay in control with these top tips.
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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.