Online Resources to Support Learning

The Oakwood Academy uses a range of online resources to support learning. 

Seneca

Seneca is an online website which supports learning in all subjects.  It is free to sign up for and use.  If your son/daughter needs some additional support or would like to do some additional work to support their in-class work then Seneca is perfect to supplement this.

Students have either already logged in or can sign up for free at https://senecalearning.com/en-GB/.   Once they have signed up they can search for courses which support their learning at school.  Below are suggestions for the courses to search for for English, Maths and Science.

 

English

Students need to search for the following course titles:

Years 7 and 8

  • English: KS3 Decoding Words
  • English: KS3 Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation

Years 9-11 English Language

  • KS4 English Language AQA

Year 9-11 English Literature

  • Year 9 – English Literature: AQA GCSE A Christmas Carol
  • Year 10 – English Literature: AQA GCSE Poetry – Power and Conflict
  • Year 11 – English Literature: AQA GCSE An Inspector Calls

 

Maths

Years 7 and 8

Students need to search for the following course titles:

  • Maths: KS3
  • Maths: Times Tables

Year 9

Foundation students search for the course title: Maths AQA GCSE Foundation

Students should work through the following topic areas:

  • Number: Fractions, Decimals and equations; Ordering Numbers 1 and 2; BIDMAS
  • Statistics

Higher students search for the course title: Maths AQA GCSE Higher

Students should work through the following topic areas:

  • Algebra: Inequalities and solving equations
  • Number: powers and roots
  • Statistics

Year 10

Foundation students search for the course title: Maths AQA GCSE Foundation

Students should work through the following topic areas:

  • Number
  • Algebra

Higher students search for the course title: Maths AQA GCSE Higher

Students should work through the following topic areas:

  • Number
  • Algebra
  • Statistics

Year 11

Foundation students search for the course title: Maths AQA GCSE Foundation

Students should work through the following topic areas:

  • Geometry: transformation and triangles and quadrilaterals
  • Probability
  • Ratio

Higher students search for the course title: Maths AQA GCSE Higher

Students should work through the following topic areas:

  • Geometry: Triangle Formulae and Triangles and Quadrilaterals
  • Statistics

 

Science

Year 7

  • Search for Science: KS3 Chemistry and then complete the topic on Chemical Reactions.
  • Search for Science: KS3 Physics and complete the topic on Matter

Year 8

  • Search for Science: KS3 Chemistry and then complete the topic on Materials and the Earth.
  • Search for Science: KS3 Physics and complete the topic on Electricity and Magnetism, Energy, Forces

Year 9

  • Search for either Combined Science Biology: AQA GCSE Higher or Combined Science Biology: AQA GCSE Foundation and select Cells and Organisation

Year 10

  • Select either Combined Science Biology: AQA GCSE Higher or Combined Science Biology: AQA GCSE Foundation and select Bioenergetics and Inheritence

Year 11

  • Select either Combined Science Chemistry: AQA GCSE Higher or Combined Science Chemistry: AQA GCSE Foundation and select Chemistry of the Atmosphere
  • Select either Combined Science Biology: AQA GCSE Higher or Combined Science Biology: AQA GCSE Foundation and select Ecosystems

 

Other websites:

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

https://theeverlearner.com/

https://www.educake.co.uk/