18th December, 2017

Homework Help and Revision Resources

By Hannah C

Everyone learns in different ways, at different paces, with different preferences about the best way to revise. This list is here to help you find your go-to places to give you the best resources for your education, regardless of your learning style. 

Whatever your age, whatever your ability, we want you to know exactly where to go to give you the support to excel throughout your learning life - and beyond!

Make sure to check back regularly as the list will be updated often, enabling you to access the most effective resources throughout the year. 

Looking for the best ways to revise? You'll find our tried and tested best revision techniques here

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Educational Resources and Tools for All Ages

Key Stage 1 + 2 Homework and Revision Resources and Tools

Key Stage 3 + 4 Homework and Revision Resources and Tools

Educational Resources and Tools for All Ages

These websites are accessible all year round, with homework and revision help for students in Key Stage 1 - 4 and beyond! 

Get Revising 

Subject: All 

Website: www.getrevising.co.uk

Description: Get Revising was created with students' aspirations at the very core. Completely free to use, the website aims to involve pupils actively in their own learning whilst providing an outlet for creativity. Interactive tools make planning revision and making notes not only easy to do - but enjoyable! The site even provides a resource bank where notes and resources can be shared with others - some students find this the best way to revise. 


Subject: All

Website: www.ed.ted.com/lessons

Why we recommendTED-Ed is TED’s youth and education initiative, actively turning teachers’ best lessons into high-quality animated videos and sharing them online, for freeYou can filter the videos by age group, education level and subject, with over 2 million learners on the platform per day. Not only is TED-Ed insightful for revision and homework help, but for igniting a true love for learning. 

TED's goal is to spark interest, intrigue young people, and celebrate great ideas of educators and leaners. Everything supports learning — from producing a growing library of original animated videos, to providing an international platform for teachers to create their own interactive lessons, to helping curious students around the globe bring TED to their schools and gain presentation literacy skills, to celebrating innovative leadership within TED-Ed’s global network of over 250,000 teachers. 

It’s Okay to Be Smart

Subject: Science

Website: www.youtube.com/itsokaytobesmart

Why we recommend: It’s Okay To Be Smart is a science centric YouTube channel - probably not the way you're used to it. Joe Hanson has a Ph.D in biology and is on a mission to tell the world about the awesomeness of science, glorious science.  

Science has an impact at every stage of our lives, which is why Joe is on hand to inspire people to look to the future of science - and equally to take part in science in the present. Whether you're looking for coursework inspiration or exam and homework help, Joe's knowledge will deliver on all your needs and more! 

He shares our belief that we have to teach science as more than facts,

Science is a creative process, it’s an instant injection of wonderment, it’s the excitement we feel at the edge of knowledge. It’s for everyone.

National Numeracy Challenge 

Subject: Maths

Website: www.nnchallenge.org.uk

Why we recommend: Struggling to help your child with their Maths homework? Look no further! This tool is for adults, even teachers and tutors to improve their own numeracy skills, in order to be able to help their children. Also to help better manage day-to-day activities and finances. 

The National Numeracy Challenge is a delightfully intuitive and informal website, helping you to assess your numeracy, learn everyday maths, gain confidence, and work towards getting the Essentials of Numeracy – the basic skills which you need in school, in daily life, and the in the workplace.

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The Works

Subject: All

Why we recommend: The Works provides high quality tools, books and resources to help with school projects from ages 2 and above. With over 40,000 different things sold every year, their products have been proven to have great impact on the learning of children of all ages and learning styles.   

Whether you're an aspiring Picasso or wannabe Monet, The Works offers plenty of creative tools that make becoming an artist easy, accessible, and fun. As well as in depth niche products, The Works have a range of resources to inspire learning covering a variety of subjects, from Maths and English to French and Psychology. 

Looking for the best ways to revise? You'll find our tried and tested best revision techniques here

Key Stage 1 + 2 Homework Resources and Tools 

These websites are accessible all year round, with homework and revision help for students in Key Stage 1 and 2!

National Geographic Kids

Subject: Geography, Science, General Knowledge

Website: www.natgeokids.com/uk

Why we recommend: National Geographic Kids is a child-centred insightful offshoot of the NatGeo magazines we all know and love. There are plenty of free activities available on their website, and a plethora of insightful articles from fact filled posts about emperor penguins to following six year old Frankie's mission to save the rhinos.

A monthly subscription to the magazine keeps young minds engaged with the world around them whilst channeling amazing sources of inspiration with dazzling photography, stories through the trials and tribulations of travel, and journeys into the wild.  All this, and more, packed into perfectly sized chunks for the entire family to love!  

Oaka Books

Subject: KS1, KS2 and KS3 Revision

Website: www.oakabooks.co.uk

Description: Sometimes revision guides can be too much for some students, especially visual learners. In fact - this much information becomes overwhelming and can often hinder a child's progress. 

Oaka Topic Packs are short, concise, and perfect for curriculum topics in from Key Stages 1 to 3. Each individual pack presents visual information in such an easy way to understand - without impacting the quality of the information and the thorough curriculum knowledge.

Compare4kids SATs Papers and Resources

Subject: Year 6 SATs revision

Description: Past papers are proven to be one of the best revision tools for memorisation of core curriculum concepts and exam know-how. These SATs past papers are easily downloadable, with complete marking schemes to go alongside to make sure you're on track to hit those predicted grades. 

Fact Monster

Subject: All

Description: Frank is Fact Monster's adorable knowledge mascot, on hand all day, everyday, to help you with homework and facts. In case that gets boring, Frank also has some games and trivia quizzes for you to help you when you feel the motivation running out! 

Primary Homework Help

Subject: All

Website: www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk

Description:  Primary Homework Help has hundreds of pages of easy to read information and facts on many homework topics including tudors, victorians, romans, rivers and mountains. The website may be simple, but there's no denying it's efficacy - with thousands of children and parents choosing it as their go to primary homework help destination.  

Key Stage 3 + 4 Homework and Revision Resources and Tools

These websites are accessible all year round, with homework, GSCE and A Level revision help for students in Key Stage 3 and 4!


Subject: GSCE Revision

Why we recommend: LearnThruMusic have been creating innovative educational solutions for over 10 years, helping thousands of learners achieve their goals.

It's a proven fact that music enhances memorability, this is why LearnThru Music makes music their primary focus for knowledge retention. You'll find a plethora of GCSE revision songs on the site, covering the core subjects of English Literature, English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography and Maths. All our content has been created in line with the new syllabuses published by WJEC, OCR, Edexcel and AQA.

Using a wide array of music genres from rap and hip-hop, to grime and rock, LearnThruMusic makes revising fun and easy. 


Subjects: A Level and GCSE revision

Why we recommend: A comprehensive destination for A Level and GSCE subject enquires. With an intuitive question and answer forum, and specific revision notes and details on AQA, Edexcel and OCR exam boards - you'll be sure to find what you're looking for at every stage of your revision journey.  


Subject: Research

Website: www.scrible.com

Description: The guys over at Scrible confidently say that their platform is "the missing productivity app for modern digital work." 

And we agree. 

Scrible provides industry leading tools to save, manage, annotate and share the web for research. There are a host of necessary tools on the site that will leave you wondering exactly how you managed before. As well as allowing you to free up time, Scrible increases your productivity, workflow, and most importantly, your grades. 

Get My Grades

Subject: GSCE: English, Maths, Science

Website: www.getmygrades.co.uk

Description: Get My Grades is the ultimate online revision tool. It is a rare subscription based service that is actually well worth your money! When you sign up, you can choose your exam board and subject and you'll automatically be presented with all the content you need to know, with courses for the common qualifications run by AQA, OCR and Edexcel.

The site incorporates latest research in education and neuroscience to inform how to design and structure their ‘Learn’, ‘Revise’ and ‘Assess’ pages. All in all - the most intuitive revision tool for 2018!


Subject: Physical Education

Website: www.mypeexam.org/students

Description: Working with the top specialists in PE education, myPEexam is an intuitive platform providing the content, tools, and the philosophy to reshape any PE education. There are over 1500+ informal, and expert HD video lessons on the website. James Simms features in the videos, is the world’s most-watched PE teacher, and definitely is best placed to advance your performance across GCSE, AS, A2 and GCE PE courses.


Subject: Research and Citations

Website: www.knowtro.com

Description:  Knowtro's search results displays consistent, logical expressions about research findings rather than happenstance excerpts of text, and prioritises results not just by usefulness, but by validity. It is the perfect tool for essay writing, allowing you to back up statements with citations and clear and accessible statistics. 

Here is an example of the display format, 

The platform is rich in quality content as findings from published research papers in only the top academic journals are added to the Knowto on a daily basis.

Revision World

Subject: GCSE revision, A Level revision

Website: www.revisionworld.com

Description: Looking for fun and free revision resources for GCSE and A-Levels? We got you. The website has been designed by education experts to provide you with the foundations of knowledge to not only pass a subject, but achieve your very best grade. Whilst not aligning itself with a particular exam board or syllabus RevisionWorld.com aims to cover core aspects of each subject. 

All their education materials are written by a team of freelance teachers who provide their services to ensure our materials are of the highest standard.

Struggling to revise? Looking for the best way to ace your exams? You'll find our tried and tested revision techniques here

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