How GCSEPod helps to close the gender gap

20th July 2017

When it comes to studying, there’s a clear and widening gender gap in education – and it’s a global issue. According to an article published in the economist, this is down to 3 clear reasons:  Girls read more  Girls spend longer doing homework  Boys are “too cool for school” However, the introduction of GCSEPod has […]

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Getting the most from GCSEPod

26th June 2017

Senior leaders from around the country share their best practice tips for getting the most from GCSEPod in the classroom and at home. More than 1000 schools now subscribe to GCSEPod. While some schools have tried our GCSE online study tool for the first time this academic year, others have now been utilising it for […]

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GCSE revision resources: reaching the low-on-confidence student

20th June 2017

A child who is confident in his or her ability to learn is a more engaged student on the whole. One of the key terms being used in directives from the Department for Education is “self-esteem” and the importance of instilling confidence in children. As teachers know, bad behaviour often stems from low self-esteem, which […]

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Pupil Premium Students do better with GCSEPod

17th October 2016

Pupil Premium students at one of our subscribing schools were monitored to see the impact it was really having. The results showed that those who accessed GCSEPod regularly (7 or more times) achieved 75% 5A*-C including English and Maths, compared to Pupil Premium who did NOT access GCSEPod regularly. There are lots of other individual […]

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