Online study with proven results What is it? SAM Learning is a web based package… for GCSE exam practice and revision. that allows you to do and mark your own work. that improves your exam technique, confidence and results. that allows you to work at your own pace. that allows you to work in school or at home. What subjects are available? Wide range of Key Stage 4 subjects covered Subjects Business Studies D&T Drama English French Geography German Health & Social History ICT Leisure & Tourism Maths Media Studies Music PE RE Science Spanish Statistics Tasks 141 73 24 370 523 82 331 41 575 342 61 549 29 14 158 72 1750 86 162 Many subjects have Exam Board specific content Exam specific content • Maths – Edexcel Linear • English – AQA • Biology • AQA Biology • Chemistry – AQA Chemistry • Physics – AQA Physics • ICT – Edexcel -> Single • Geography – OCR -> OCR New courses-> OCR Specification B • History – OCR B • Health & Social – OCR • PE – Edexcel • French – AQA • German – AQA • Spanish – AQA • Business – Edexcel What do I do? Here are some examples Revision exercises • This is an example of a revision exercise for GCSE Maths. • On the top right hand side you can see the score and the number of screens of work in the exercise. • With the scoring, you get a mark if the answer is correct the first time. • If you answer incorrectly the answer drops back down with a line through it. You can carry on until you get the right answer – but you won’t get the mark for that question. Improve activities • Designed to support you with your learning • With animation and voice over. • Simple activities clearly broken down. • Helpful hints and guidance throughout. • Difficult concepts made easy. Practise exam questions Students type answers on-screen Practise exam questions Students can compare their answers with the Examiner’s • ‘Get my score’ - GCSE Grades awarded on completed exam questions to help students measure their success. Do many Kingsway students use it? • Last academic year it was used by 951 students to complete 7549 task hours. Does it work? National evidence • Only 10 task hours per student using SAM Learning has a measurable impact on GCSE results. – 9.7% rise in 5+ A*-C GCSEs including English and Maths for middle ability students. (National research completed by Fischer Family Trust.) How do I access it? How do you access SAM Learning? Web address www.samlearning.com Logging in Centre ID: - sk8ks User ID: - Date of Birth followed by initials of first name then last name. Password: - Initially set to be the same as the user id. Example student Peter Davies born on the 13th May 1996 would log on as follows: Centre ID: - SK8KS User ID: - 130596PD Password: - 130596PD Will I be recognised for using SAM Learning? Yes! • We reward students who use SAM Learning. • Every time you complete 10 hours of SAM Learning outside of school hours you will receive: – 40 extra merits. – A school certificate of recognition. • Last year, some students completed 80+ hours! That would mean: – 320 extra merits. – 8 certificates of recognition.