Links for Students
Spires Academy Show My Homework - https://spiresacademy.showmyhomework.co.uk
The Kent County Library Service is piloting a new service with Spires Academy. Students can register as members of the Library service from the Academy and this will allow them to receive a library ticket to use at any local library and to use the new on-line facilities.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/ - revision for several GCSE subjects
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/ - revision for end-of-Key-Stage tests
www.y9booster.org.uk - revision for end-of-Key-Stage tests
www.school-resources.co.uk - education information, resources and ICT for students
www.kidszine.co.uk - KidsZine is a free online magazine with information and resources for students
www.learningcurve.gov.uk - access to the National Archives. Students can use the Learning Curve for researching an essay, a presentation, a report, a piece of course work or an in-depth personal study.
www.askoxford.com - online English dictionary
www.georesources.co.uk - 'Probably the best geography website available' (The Guardian). Virtual fieldwork, case studies, on-line maps, photo gallery, geography links
www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/compass - this is an on-line database featuring around 5,000 objects chosen by the curators from the British Museum's collections
www.castles-of-britain.com/castle6.htm - this site has content about how castles were built and what it was like to live in a castle.
www.collectbritain.com - British Library 'Putting History in Place'. A collection of images and sounds relating to our history. (Needs a broadband connection)
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com - this site contains a large collection of eyewitness accounts to some of the main events of the past
www.firstworldwar.com - this is a detailed site for anyone studying the Great War
www.historylearningsite.co.uk - history material studied as part GCSE and A Level courses
www.historymole.com - detailed timelines covering the last 2000 years and links to other resources
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk - wide-ranging history site for GCSE pupils
www.mathsframeworking.com - support ffr Years 7-9 mathematics
www.gcsere.org.uk - the GCSE RE site
www.flipside.org.uka magazine for teenagers - supported by op organisations in science
funkylab.co.uk - some interesting scientific facts