Homework & Revision

Setting of homework and resources to help with homework and revision.

Online Homework Calendar

We use a system called Show My Homework (SMHW). It’s a simple, online homework calendar showing homework details, deadlines and attachments for students. There is nothing to set up for teachers, students or parents. Your login and password are given to you by us.

Benefits

  • View homework for the whole school
  • 24/7 access without logging in
  • Help and support available from the SMHW team via phone, email, twitter and facebook.
  • Personalised page also via a student login and a parent login
  • Access from any device
  • Show My Homework iOS and Android apps for students and parents available.

Students

  • Personalised to do list
  • Stay organised
  • Consistently meet deadlines

Parents

  • See the quantity and quality of work set
  • Track your child’s progression
  • Monitor from a distance

All current pupils and parents have login and password details, if you do not have these details or require them to be reset please contact the school. New pupils to the school should ask their form tutor to arrange login details to be created. We recommend pupils set their login details to match the details they use to login on the school computer.

SMHW

Link to Show My Homework, school homework diary.

Information and Help

More information is available on the SMHW website.

SMHW for iOS

SMHW app for your iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad.

SMHW for Android

SMHW App for your Android smart-phone or Tablet.

Homework help & Revision Links

General Revision

GCSEPod

Revision on the go. Username & password provided in school.

BBC Bitesize KS3

Small chunks of revision from the BBC for Years 7, 8 & 9.

BBC Bitesize KS4

Small chunks of revision from the BBC for Years (9), 10 & 11.

GCSE Exam Boards

AQA

AQA are an independent education charity and the largest provider of academic qualifications taught in schools and colleges.

Edexcel

Edexcel’s qualifications include GCSEs, A levels and International GCSEs, as well as some vocational qualifications, including NVQs and Functional Skills.

OCR

OCR is a leading UK awarding body, providing GCSEs and A Levels in over 40 subjects and offer over 450 vocational qualifications.

WJEC

WJEC is an examination board, providing qualifications to schools and colleges in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and independent regions.

Subject-specific websites

MyMaths

Maths website offering lessons & online questions & homework activities.

Dynamic Learning

Interactive resources, learning tools, self-marking tests. Used in Humanities.

myGCSEscience

Video tutorials that cover the entire AQA Science GCSEs.

Andrew Moore

Help yourself to free learning resources for English.

Linguascope

Language learning platform with engaging interactive activities.

Doddle

Self-marking homework quizzes used in MFL.

Active History

History games and simulations.

School History

Online history lessons.

History Revision (USA)

USA Depth Study revision

Teach-ICT

ICT resources for all levels.

Revise ICT

ICT revision website.

About Us

Birkdale High School, a limited company registered in England and Wales under Company number 07695504.

Registered address: Windy Harbour Road, Southport PR8 3DT

Headteacher: G Bourgade

Intranet

School Email School email via outlook portal.
Remote Access School desktop via Remote Access.

External Links

SMHW Show My Homework, school homework diary.
ParentPay Secure school online payment system.
Parents Booking Parents evening booking system.

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