Online Learning: Support Page

Please use this guide as a starting point with websites and information that can point pupils in the right direction with their studies.

Office 365 and School eMail 

Pupils use their eMail (Yr number followed by either @maestegschool.co.uk for 7-10 or @maesteg.bridgend.sch.uk for 11-13address to log in and the password is the same they use to access the school computers. 

HWB

Hwb is the digital platform for learning and teaching in Wales.  Hwb  allows pupils to access the following: 

  • Learning resources 
  • Flipgrid – an online tool for sharing materials with staff 
  • Just2Easy – including J2Blast (Literacy and Numeracy games) and more  
  • Minecraft Education 

Pupils have been provided with login details via their Key Stage 3 assessments and via an eMail from Mr. S Rees.  If pupils do not know their log in details, then please eMail sjrees@maestegschool.co.uk 

General Education 

Link 

Description 

Target Audience 

Log in – if applicable 

GCSE Pod 

Revision and learning materials aimed at preparation for GCSE courses. 

Key Stage 4 

Pupils can sign up for themselves using school details. 

BBC Bitesize 

Lots of resources aimed at most, if not all areas of learning  

All ages 

N/A 

Microsoft Education 

Home learning ideas for 3-12 year olds by Microsoft. 

KS1 – 3 

N/A 

S-Cool.co.uk 

A collection of revision materials for a mixture of subjects. 

KS4 – 5 

N/A Pupils can sign up for themselves 

Khan Academy 

Students practice at their own pace, using resources produced by experts. 

All 

Pupils can sign up or classes may have been set up.  Pupils contact their teacher. 

YouTube 

Yes, pupils can waste a lot of time on YouTube, but it can also be an excellent source of tutorials. 

All 

Pupils can sign up and subscribe to useful channels  

Get Revising 

Notes aimed at a variety of courses for GCSE and A Level 

Year 9-13 

Pupils can choose to sign up. 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/ 

Online materials supporting learning 

All ages  

Usually at a cost but FREE during school closure. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach 

BBC Teach lots of materials aimed at a variety of subject 

All ages 

Free 

 

Subject Specific Learning links 

Link 

Subject 

Description 

Target Audience 

Log in – if applicable 

https://www.tutor2u.net/business 

Business Studies 

A web site dedicated to Business studies teaching 

GCSE Business revision 

N/A 

http://www.teach-ict.co.uk/ 

ICT and Computer Science 

A series of resources for all aspects of ICT and Computer Science. 

Year 7 – A Level 

Please eMail Mr. S Rees for details. 

https://www.microbit.org/ 

Computing 

Developed by BBC an online tool to virtually code a microbit 

All ages 

Pupils sign up for themselves for FREE 

https://www.photopea.com/ 

Creative Arts 

Online version of Photoshop 

All ages 

N/A 

Get Revising 

English 

A series of notes for English revision 

Key Stage 4 

Pupils can choose to sign up 

 

https://www.litcharts.com/ 

English 

Notes on lots of English Literature texts 

Key Stage 4/5 

Pupils can choose to sign up 

http://www.englishbiz.co.uk/ 

English 

Activities, guides and worksheets to develop a range of English skills 

All age groups 

N/A 

www.food.gov.uk  

Food technology 

Healthy food guidance for pupils 

All ages 

N/A 

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/  

Food technology 

Healthy food guidance for pupils 

All ages 

N/A 

https://www.cwmt.org.uk/resources 

Health & Wellbeing 

We give people practical strategies to take care of their mental wellbeing. 

All ages 

N/A 

https://www.researchify.co.uk/ 

History 

A starting point for research tasks 

All ages 

N/A 

https://www.duolingo.com/ 

Languages 

Online languages tool. Including Spanish, French, German and Italian. 

All ages (including parents!) 

N/A 

https://www.wordreference.com/ 

Languages 

Online language dictionary 

All ages 

N/A 

https://corbettmaths.com/

Maths 

A series of resources for Maths 

All ages 

N/A 

https://pages.sumdog.com/parent/ 

Maths 

Pupils can sign up for Maths resources 

All ages 

N/A 

www.bandlab.com 

Music 

A series of tools to support Music. 

Year 8 – 13 

Pupils have the log in via Show my homework.

Www.teoria.com

Music 

A music theory website 

 

 

https://www.sublimescience.com/free-science-experiments/ 

Science 

Several fun science experiments to try at home. 

All ages 

N/A 

https://www.youtube.com/user/ScienceChannel 

Science 

A YouTube channel of Science experiments. 

KS4-5 

N/A 

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ 

Science / Geography 

The home of National Geographic 

KS3 

N/A 

http://www.technologystudent.com/ 

Design Technology 

A series of resources for all aspects of Design Technology, Engineering and Construction 

 

All ages 

N/A 

http://www.mr-dt.com/materials/main.htm 

Design Technology 

A series of resources for all aspects of Design Technology, Engineering and Construction 

All ages 

N/A 

https://geiriadur.uwtsd.ac.uk/ 

Welsh 

Online dictionary of Welsh 

All ages 

N/A 

 

eSafety

As distance learning becomes the norm, the time we spend online will increase and so will our need to be eSafety conscience. For advice on how to stay safe whilst online, follow the link below:

Maesteg School: eSafety