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.

GCSE Pod

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

Maths

hegartymaths.com
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.

www.kerboodle.com

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.

www.corbettmaths.com

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.

http://mrbartonmaths.com/students/

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.

English

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVn-kugx4HvEtiHRvnm1l7Q

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

www.kerboodle.com

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.

www.doddlelearn.co.uk

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

Seneca: www.senecalearning.com

Online learning platform for KS3 and KS4. Students already have logins.

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z3kw2hv

Key stage 3 student resource, outlining key topics.

Science

www.kerboodle.com

All student have access to the complete rang of text books, practise questions, assessments and worksheets.  Students have a login in which is their full name, the password is set by the students but should be ‘bradon’ and the institution code is eaw2. Please note year groups after 2020 need to add their year of entry to their login eg, johnsmith21

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zng4d2p

A full range of resources covering all aspects of the KS3 and KS4 science curriculum including videos, quizzes and revision activities.

Bradon Forest Science Sharepoint

All of our lessons, specifications and support videos are in a single user area from Year 7 to Year 11. This includes topic summaries, keywords and success criteria along with PowerPoints for every lesson. Students log into their Office 365 account using their main Bradon Forest to access SharePoint.

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.

Modern Foreign Languages

To login, click “login with Google”, enter your school email address (eg STU1234-56@bradonforest.wilts.sch.uk) 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 memrise.com one above.

No login required

Additional FREE online education resources

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

  • BBC Learning

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

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

  • Seneca

https://www.senecalearning.com

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 STU1234-56@bradonforest.wilts.sch.uk)

  • Blockly

https://blockly.games

Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

  • Scratch

https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/

Creative computer programming.

  • Mystery Science

https://mysteryscience.com

Free science lessons

  • Crest Awards

https://www.crestawards.org

Science awards you can complete from home.

  • National Geographic Kids

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

Activities and quizzes for key stage 3 students

  • Big History Project

https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home

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

  • Geography Games

https://world-geography-games.com/world.html

Geography gaming!

  • iDEA Awards

https://idea.org.uk

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

  • Ted Ed

https://ed.ted.com

All sorts of engaging educational videos

  • The Kids Should See This

https://thekidshouldseethis.com

Wide range of educational videos