Sixth Form

Useful Links

GSO Test

Other websites

These are some websites that you might find useful. They are all external sites and BGGS has not fully checked/cannot vouch for their content:

Parents' Toolkit BBC Bitesize webpage offering ideas about how you, as  a parent or carer, can support your daughter's remote learning.

General Learning Resources

Mathematics

English

Science

Art & Culture

Business Studies

Design Technology

Drama

French

History

ICT

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Music

PE

Secondary Learning (General)

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Mathematics

  • Hegarty Maths - The aim of Hegarty Maths is to provide a top quality, home learning platform to students so that, along with fantastic teacher-led Maths lessons in school, your child will be supported at home with their Maths learning.(Year 7 - Year 11)
  • Maths Mastery - Resources aimed at KS3 students designed by the Ark Curriculum team. (Year 7 - Year 9)
  • Bowland Maths Resources - downloadable assessments on a range of subjects, including sample answers and assessment tips. (Year 7 - Year 11)
  • Corbett Maths - a range of videos and downloadable questions categorised by topic and predicted grade. (Year 9 - Year 11)
  • Maths Kitchen - an interactive GCSE revision website. Resources are categorised by topic, including video lessons and practice questions. (Year 9 - Year 11)
  • Nrich - a range of activities. Some are interactive and some are to be completed offline. Activities are categorised by age range. (Year 7 - Year 11)
  • BBC KS3 Mathematics Packs - Year 7  Year 8 Year 9

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English

  • English Mastery - Resources aimed at KS3 students designed by the Ark Curriculum team. (Year 7 - Year 9)
  • Audible - all children’s audiobooks are available for free while schools are closed. (Year 7 - Year 11)
  • English and Media Centre - downloadable resources covering a range of texts for key stage 3. GCSE resources are categorised by examination board. (Year 7 - Year 11)
  • Pobble 365 - a new image is published each day as a basis for creative writing. Story starters, questions and drawing ideas are provided. (Year 7 - Year 11)
  • Poetry by Heart - login not required to view poems, but it is required to access teaching resources. (Year 7 - Year 11)
  • The Children’s Poetry Archive - an archive of spoken poetry recordings. Pupils can listen to poems being read aloud. (Year 7 - Year 11)
  • Project Gutenberg - Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. 
  • BBC KS3 English Packs - Year 7  Year 8 Year 9
  • Shakespeare's play Macbeth, (short, animated film on YouTube)
  • Shmoop Literature study guides, including analysis, summaries, character studies, themes and quotes.
  • CommonLit Reading Program - an American website with activities to improve literacy

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Science

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Art and Culture

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Business Studies

  • My Money Week - My Money Week is a national activity week for primary and secondary school aged children and young people, providing a fantastic opportunity for them to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence in money matters to thrive in society. (Year 7 - Year 11)

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Design Technology

  • Focus E-Learning, resources for the Science and DT Curriculum, (logon details from Mr. Lewis)

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Drama

  • National Theatre - Each week the National Theatre is streaming an award winning production on YouTube (available for 7 days). (Year 7 - Year 11)
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber Musicals - Every Friday a classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical will be available on YouTube for 48 hours. (Year 7 - Year 11)

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French

  • Twinkl French - An extensive range of resources such as worksheets, games and vocabulary tools all focusing on KS3 French. (Year 7 - Year 9)
  • BBC KS3 French - BBC Bitesize French

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Geography

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History

  • History Podcasts - Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, narrates 100 programmes that retell humanity's history through the objects we have made. (Year 7 - Year 11)

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ICT

  • Teach ICT is extensively used in our Key Stage 3 curriculum.  Students know the login information.
  • Dynamic Learning has activities and texts for our Year 11 Cambridge Nationals ICT groups.

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Mental Health and Wellbeing

  • Children’s Society - information and support on different aspects of mental health and wellbeing.
  • MindEd - an educational resource for all adults on children and young people’s mental health.
  • Rise Above - videos with tips on gaining confidence, dealing with anxiety and coping strategies from other young people.

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Music

  • Virtual Piano at Online Pianist.  Virtual piano is the perfect fit when you don’t have a real piano keyboard at home or if your piano or keyboard aren't located next to a computer.
  • Chrome Music LabMany teachers have been using Chrome Music Lab as a tool in their classrooms to explore music and its connections to science, math, art, and more. They’ve been combining it with dance and live instruments.
  • Bandlab.  Make music online!  The cloud platform where musicians and fans create music, collaborate and engage with each other across the globe.
  • Ten Pieces.  BBC Ten Pieces opens up the world of classical music to 7-14 year-olds, introducing them to inspiring music and empowering them to make their own creative responses.

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PE

  • Fitness Blender - videos featuring a range of exercises and workouts. You can choose exercises by: degree of difficulty, type, gender and whether equipment is needed or not. (Year 7 - Year 11)
  • #ThisIsPE - videos delivered by teachers focussing on the PE curriculum which are accessible on YouTube. (Year 7 - Year 11)

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