Further learning opportunities and support for KS4

Click on the links to access the websites

English

 

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/english/gcse/english-language-8700/assessment-resources

http://mrbruff.com

http://www.bbc.com/education/examspecs/zcbchv4

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJhuqpyhE8NzYZFkwTzi_7g Stacey Reay

http://www.youtube.com/chanel/UC0jbf4wl1GPts6hpbKZ-7Bw Mrs Whelan

http://www.englishbiz.co.uk/

http://geoffbarton.co.uk/student-resources.php – Geoff Barton is a former English teacher who has uploaded resources that you can use to refine your writing – the focus is predominantly on GCSE English Language

https://www.ted.com/topics/writing – Click on the link and you will be taken to nine playlists that contain interesting and diverse presentations ranging from inspirational fiction you should read, to life lessons given by writers.

Maths

 

https://justmaths.co.uk – Revision materials including video tutorials. USERNAME: ASFA  PASSWORD: ASFAStudent

https://www.mathsbox.org.uk – revision materials USERNAME: asfa  PASSWORD: root7

https://corbettmaths.com – Past papers and video tutorials

https://mathswatch.co.uk – Video tutorials and practice questions

https://qualifications.pearson.com – Course content and past papers.

Science

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/examspecs/zcq2j6f – Edexcel BBC Bitesize

https://www.senecalearning.com/ – Seneca Learning – Select Edexcel Science (Separate or Combined)

https://theeverlearner.com – The ever learner

https://mathsmadeeasy.co.uk/gcse-science-revision/ – Maths made easy GCSE Science

https://www.educationquizzes.com/gcse/science/ – Education Quizzes

RE

 

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/religious-studies/gcse/religious-studies-a-8062 – The exam board website (past papers etc)

https://www.senecalearning.com/ – AQA Religious studies A Themes and Beliefs and Practices sections.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/examspecs/zjgx47h – AQA Religious studies

https://thebibleproject.com and the Bible Project’s YouTube channel.

https://truetube.co.uk – current affair videos and activities

History

 

BBC Bitesize covers some of the topics we study but not all (look for the WJEC or EDUQAS exam board)

Watching YouTube documentaries will also help further knowledge but this should be an addition to revision and not a main method.

Geography

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/examspecs/zy3ptyc

www.coolgeography.co.uk

ICT/Computer science

 

ICT https://www.knowitallninja.com/ – Students have their own personal login (email ICT teachers if need support)

Computer Sciencehttps://www.senecalearning.com – Select GCSE OCR Computer Science

https://www.teach-ict.com

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

MFL (French and Spanish)

 

https://www.pearsonactivelearn.com/ – Student have log in details in their Knowledge Organisers

https://www.languagesonline.org.uk – Free revision website to practice grammar and revise vocabulary from KS3 to KS4

https://qualifications.pearson.com – Practice reading and listening with past papers.

https://theeverlearner.com – Student have log in details in their Knowledge Organisers

https://www.learnpracticalspanishonline.com/beginner/beginner-readings/beginner-reading12.html – Practice reading authentic texts

Design & Technology

 

Construction – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQSczLjBUv8ZWcf9mluYv-Q – Videos from this page will be issued for students to watch for lessons and revision sessions

Hospitality – https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zvtx47h – Videos and quizzes on the Hospitality Industry

Music

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/examspecs/zbmct39 – Set works and general revision online specific to exam board

http://app.gojimo.co/quiz – A site with music theory quizzes to test knowledge of set works and wider listening

Playlists for Wider Listening created and updated online by Miss Williams – accessible on Spotify and YouTube.

https://www.musictheory.net/exercises – Great website for testing your knowledge of music theory, including cadences, chords and intervals.

Sports studies/Sports Science https://www.theeverlearner.com/ – All username and passwords emailed to students outlook account.

All user names are school email addresses.

Art

 

https://pinterest.com – Reference point for unlimited resources and inspiration. An essential for any creative.

https://artdaily.com –an online newspaper that covers art events around the world.

www.thisiscolossal.com – Daily creative new and platform for contemporary artists.

www.saatchigallery.com –a worldwide online art gallery. The site was created for art students who want to meet others around the globe, display work, and get critiques.

Performing Arts

 

https://www.essentialdrama.com  – featuring interviews and links to important practitioners, companies, styles, etc.

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/subjects/zbckjxs – covers everything from creating to evaluating, and lots of handy videos.

https://www.bgsperformingarts.com/drama.html – Techniques, Practitioners, Video Links

http://www.kneehigh.co.uk/page/about_kneehigh.php

https://www.youtube.com/user/franticassembly

https://www.youtube.com/user/ntdiscovertheatre

Psychology

 

https://www.simplypsychology.com – psychology articles for students

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize – psychology section AQA