Pupils at Pleckgate should be revising regularly for both in-school assessments as well as preparing for GCSE examinations.
Please use the resources below to support your child in completing regular revision.
Below are links to Study Skills Videos, useful for all pupils but particularly useful for Year 10 pupils
GCSEPod is another investment that we have made for our pupils. This covers 28 subjects & all major exam boards. Pupils can access ‘pods’ that are designed to reinforce learning and they can be accessed both on and offline.
Regular use has been show to improve attainment and can also be used to enhance independent learning as a tool for ‘flipped learning’.
Teachers may assign specific pods to pupils, but pupils can also access pods by using the search facility on the website.
Seneca Learning Revision
All pupils and teachers now have free access to Seneca – a revision and homework platform making studying more fun. Seneca is an interactive way to learn official course content. Their web app covers 150+ exam board specific courses condensing what pupils need to know for their exams. The software is able to identify gaps in learning. For instance, when you get a question wrong, the platform will repeat the topic in different formats and their smart algorithm has proven to make pupils remember topics 2x faster.
Seneca is totally free for pupils, teachers and parents.
In some subjects SENECA is being used as part of their homework, and so pupils will have been shown how to use this in those lessons. All pupils can access it though and sign up via https://senecalearning.com/en-GB/