Parent Resources

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.

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.

Parents Guide to encouraging good tech habits

Manage your child’s online habits with these top tips.

GCSEPod Parent User Documents

GCSEPod Parent Quick Start Guide
GCSEPod Parent Full User Manual
GCSEPod iOS App Guide

If your child’s school uses Firefly, click here for Firefly-specific instructions.

GCSEPod Parent Supporting Documents

How to support your child using GCSEPod
Quiz your child with GCSEPod
GCSEPod Revision Timetable Template

Parent Videos

On the screen above we have included a few videos to make it easier to understand how you can help your child using GCSEPod. We have also included a quick internet safety guide to help them understand how to keep safe online.

Internet Safety

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.

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Revision Tips

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.

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Top Revision Tips Poster

To download our Top Revision Tips poster simply click the image below.

Top revision tips

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.

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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.


Prepare for Year 11…from somebody who already is

Prepare for Year 11 with these fantastic tips from a fellow student!



Check out these top tips to get your child ready to study hard for the new academic year.

English Exam Tips

To download the poster simply click the image below.


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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.

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