Benefits of GCSEPod
How We Use It
What is GCSEPod?
GCSEPod offers true value for money and real impact.
That’s why nearly 1000 schools, colleges and other learning centres already subscribe worldwide, with more signing up every day.
Trust GCSEPod – you can be confident you are investing in a proven but dynamic resource.
We are the only online education publisher:
Chosen by ASCL to be their Premier Partner
Covering high quality, easily accessible online subject knowledge
Offering 20 subjects, 6 GCSE exam boards, 2 International GCSE exam boards and 150 specifications
Written by practicing teachers, brought to life by talented in-house teams and professional narrators
Committed to extensive ongoing publishing and development programmes
With a suite of teacher tools to help measure impact on attainment and progression
Offering easy to use filtering which ensures your students see precisely what they need for success
GCSEPod is used in academies, state and independent schools and FE Colleges. It is also used in multi-site and specialist facilities for Looked After Children, Hospitals, excluded students, for tutoring and more. It can be used:
for Intervention Group Strategies: e.g. Pupil Premium/Pupil Deprivation students
for flipped and independent learning both in and outside of the classroom
for revision and consolidation wherever and whenever students want to learn
to motivate high, middle and low attainers
to identify student knowledge gaps and to target learning
to improve homework and assessment
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“100% of our year 11 students achieved at least 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C.
82% achieved at least 5 GCSEs including Maths, English and/or Welsh at grades A*-C. An impressive 27% of grades were at A* or A compared to the national average of 19.4%.
We strongly believe that GCSEPod has played an important role in improving the outcomes for some of our pupils. Indeed, some of our top users exceeded their target grades in many areas and have now returned to the sixth form to continue their studies at A level.”
Diane Evans - Assistant Head Teacher,
Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteif
“In 2015, our GCSE students reached 49% A-A* which is a huge achievement.
There is a very clear correlation between the subjects with the most pronounced raises in attainment (English Literature, Chemistry, Biology and Physics) and those that had the highest GCSEPod usage. In addition, the student with the highest GCSEPod usage was also our highest achiever. Because there has so clearly been an impact on the departments that utilised GCSEPod effectively, we will be looking to increase the use of GCSEPod across the school in coming years.”
Andrew Ost - Deputy Head,
Fort Pitt Grammar School
“We’ve used GCSEPod for a year and the results speak for themselves!
Not only did we see a rise in headline measures across the board with our highest user of GCSEPod gaining 7A* – but the students and their parents love it!
It’s fun, user friendly, and easy to use in a variety of ways – on a mobile device, in school, at the heart of our mentoring and intervention strategies, for flipping learning, and to deliver positive engagement that parents can see. Plus we’ve only just scratched the surface!”
Dominic Howkins - Vice Principal,
Ormiston Sudbury Academy
Don’t just take our word for it. GCSEPod has gained huge recognition since our initial launch in 2010 and we continue to pick up industry awards along the way. We’re constantly listening to the schools that use GCSEPod and learning how we can best support teachers and students in times of change. Contact us to tell us your goals for the next year and discuss how we can be a part of your school improvement strategy.