Guide for self isolating students using Teams at home – September 2021

All Subjects

The Oak Academy

The Oak National Academy is an online classroom made by teachers with free, high-quality video lessons and resources. Resources are split into Key Stage 3 and 4.


Suitable for all year groups. Use GCSE Pod to learn a new topic or help fill knowledge gaps.

A new resource introduced for all students in October 2020. Every single topic in school maths (850+) is explained in 10 minute video tutorials.  After each video there is an assessment with questions covering everything taught in the video so students can practise and ensure they understand the maths just presented.  Password is ‘powers’.

Homework tasks will be set on Hegarty Maths and students also have the facility to search for new subject areas or areas they want to practise. Hints and tips on getting the most from Hegarty maths.

Key Stage 4 students only. Students have a login and this site has the online textbook, some practise tests as well as links to the mymaths website for support.

We pay for this one and it is searchable by topic/ability. General login for site is “bradon” and the password is “powers”. All students have personal logins but can still access everything using just the general login.

A myriad of maths videos with linked practise questions and answers. 5-a-day warm-ups and even practise GCSE exam papers. This website is primarily targeted at Key Stage 4 but can still add value to Key Stage 3 student learning.

Huge resource of practise questions and maths help, suitable for all ages. This website also includes plenty of good past paper practise for Key Stage 4.


Bradon English youtube channel – This channel has been created by the Bradon English department and talks students through exam technique.

Key Stage 4 students only. Students have a login, this site has online textbooks, some practise tests as well as links to other suitable websites.

Lesson resources and revision materials can be accessed here, students have log-ins.


Online learning platform for KS4 English Literature and Language. KS4 students already have logins.

Key stage 3 student resource, outlining key topics.


Key Stage 4 students only. Students have a login, this site has online textbooks, some practise tests as well as links to other suitable websites.

Key stage 3 student resource outlining key topics across the scientific disciplines.

A complete range of resources covering the entire content of Key Stage 3 and 4, using interactive activities and PowerPoint presentations to maintain engagement.

Students will have their own log in using fullnameyearofentry eg joesmith19 and the password bradonforest

Design and Technology

SketchUp for Schools

Focus eLearning

Students must log in using details provided by Mr Sturla.  Click here to email Mr Sturla if you need a reminder.

Additional FREE online education resources

A non-exhaustive list that might help students/parents/carers affected by school closures due to coronavirus

  • BBC Learning

From language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.

  • Khan Academy

Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it’s mostly common material.

  • Seneca

For those revising at GCSE. Lots of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.  Students will need to create an account using their school email address (eg

  • Blockly

Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

  • Scratch

Creative computer programming.

To login, click “login with Google”, enter your school email address (eg and your school network login password.  Some classes have their own group set up – we will put this on the work set.

Learn languages for free. Web or app. The login process is very similar to the one above.

No login required

  • Mystery Science

Free science lessons

  • Crest Awards

Science awards you can complete from home.

  • National Geographic Kids

Activities and quizzes for key stage 3 students

  • Big History Project

Aimed at key stage three and four. Multi-disciplinary activities.

  • Geography Games

Geography gaming!

  • iDEA Awards

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

  • Ted Ed

All sorts of engaging educational videos

  • The Kids Should See This

Wide range of educational videos