What is GCSEPod
1. Quick Start Tour
2. Classroom Enrichment
3. Assessment and Homework
4. Independent Learning
Top exam tips
We’re passionate about education and the huge impact GCSEPod can make on student attainment and therefore their future life. However, we are also practical enough to know that not every student and teacher has access to GCSEPod. That’s why we’ve used our in-house design teams to create a raft of brilliant free resources, which you are welcome to use. Enjoy!
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Help students make the most of revision
These handy flyers show you how students can maximise their memory and ensure information is retained for longer.
SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH ANXIETY
Help your students stay in control with these top tips.
Encourage students to become INDEPENDENT LEARNers
Encourage and enable your students to become self-directed in their learning experiences and have more autonomy and control over their own learning.
GCSEPod is a fantastic way to get students working independently. It’s one gateway to all subjects with all the content needed, filtered by exam board, readily available to students to fill knowledge gaps independently. Usage is recorded so you can easily and quickly track and monitor progress, saving time but being forensic about the data and findings. Give it a try today with these in-school posters explaining how it works.
Using technology to enhance learning
Today’s student are tech savvy and spending hours a day online. Throughout history textbooks have been a burden to students. They’re heavy, expensive, not good for the environment and quickly out of date. So, why are we still trying to teach them with textbooks when experts predict over 50% of education will be online in the next 10 years!
Using GCSEPod throughout the year
GCSEPod has become an integral part of many schools’ GCSE schemes of learning. With greater functionality than ever before, our platform is the ideal companion for teachers and students looking to close knowledge gaps and make learning accessible, concise and available on the go. If you are a school lead looking to make changes at your school for the new academic year, here are some of the GCSEPod benefits you could be enjoying from September:
Parental Engagement Guide – 10 Common Barriers
Parental support can play a vital role at all stages of education. Unfortunately, all too often, parents become disengaged with the school and may even appear disinterested in their child’s education. This often isn’t the case, instead parents are often falling foul of common barriers which prevent them from engaging. This guide give you the 10 common barriers and what can you do to overcome them? Simply click on the image to view and download the PDF.
Progress 8 Guide
Are your colleagues confident about Progress 8, Attainment 8 and how to calculate a students or indeed your schools score? Fear not, our new A3 guide makes understanding Progress 8 easy! Click on the picture below to download it and display it in your staff room for everyone to see.
Flipped Learning Guide
Have you tried flipped learning? Whist the flipped classroom may not be for everyone, many that have tried it are reporting huge success. It might be worthwhile to experiment and try flipping a lesson or two to see what happens. You never know – you might just become a convert! Click on the picture below to download it and display it in your staff room for everyone to see.
Revision can often feel like a chore, and there are a million things they would rather be doing.
Here’s some posters to help them re-think their 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 students in the best state of mind to take on their exams.
To download the poster simply click on the images below.
In-School TV Banners
Here is our fantastic new banners for you to display on TVs, websites and VLEs around school.
It’s a great way to welcome students back and remind them they have GCSEPod.
To download the image simply click on it and it will open in a new window for you to save.
To Do Lists
Because a goal without a plan is just a wish…download our free ‘To Do Lists’ now to help organise your workload.
Simply click on the image below to download it.
Make it your new academic year resolution to be organised!
Download our free monthly calendar for this term by clicking on the month you need below.
To download our motivation posters simply click the images below.
How to prepare for Year 11…from somebody who already is
Prepare for Year 11 with these fantastic tips from a fellow student!
Stay motivated this academic year!
Check out these top tips to get your students 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.