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Company

SAM Learning

Founded: 1993
Country: United Kingdom 

Seneca Learning

Founded: 2016
Country: United Kingdom 
Description

SAM Learning

SAM Learning provides EEF-proven effective content for Key Stages 3 and 4, helping teachers to find and fill learning gaps...
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Seneca Learning

Homework and revision platform with 250+ exam board specific interactive courses.
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Educational Impact

SAM Learning

build student knowledge97%
improve attainment88%
reduce teacher workload86%
reduce attainment gap78%
Not measured 
Not measured 
 

Seneca Learning

build student knowledge91%
Not measured 
Not measured 
Not measured 
save school money73%
improve teaching efficiency66%
 
Recommended Usage

EEF-commissioned report that analysed 300,000 students in 250 schools concluded 10+ task hours on SAM Learning results in a P8 gain of +0.2, with disadvantaged learners gaining +0.35.

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Most Helpful Reviews

SAM Learning

Ben Clarke, Teacher: loss of one star for not being able to set homeworks for the whole year group and get class reports
Emily, Teacher: SAM Learning has a wide range of topics, it is so useful for giving students homework on that extra practice that is so important. It helps reduce workload too, which is great!
Alice W-G, Second in Faculty (Mathematics): I use SAM Learning all the time and my students enjoy completing tasks on there.
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Seneca Learning

Michelle, Mom: My children view this platform as a painless and fun way to revise.
Olly Lewis, Head of Science: I gave 9 marks as the platform has reduced workload, is free so saved my department money, enabled some independence for students, has proven to be an effective revision tool and the students have benefited from using it.
Jenny Smith, Science teacher: Free revision resource, fitted to the curriculum, great to supplement revision variety
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Age Range

SAM Learning

11-13, 14-16 

Seneca Learning

11-13, 14-16, 17-18 
Features

SAM Learning

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Seneca Learning

Interactive CoursesSmart Learning AlgorithmsSet HomeworkCreate ClassesThe best GIFsKS2, KS3, GCSE & A LevelProgress TrackingGoogle Classroom integrationmicrosoft Teams integration 
Languages

SAM Learning

English 

Seneca Learning

English, Spanish 
Accessibility

SAM Learning

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Seneca Learning

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Policies

SAM Learning

Privacy Policy
GDPR
Terms of Service
 

Seneca Learning

Privacy Policy
GDPR
Terms of Service
 
Requirements

SAM Learning

Launch and setup is supported by our technical team - we work with school Network Admin.

 

Seneca Learning

Available Offline
Internet - Low Bandwidth
Internet - High Bandwidth
Desktop - Mac
Desktop - Windows
Desktop - Chromebook
Desktop - Linux
Mobile - iPhone
Mobile - iPad
Mobile - Windows
Mobile - Android
Radio
Television

Seneca runs on desktop, laptop, tablet or phone.

 
Training

SAM Learning

In Person
Live Online
Webinars
Documentation
Videos
 

Seneca Learning

No training is needed.

 
Set Up

SAM Learning

48 hours

Seneca Learning

Students and teachers need to sign up online with their email address, name, and password. Teachers need to invite students to their online class via an invite link or class code. Some school networks need to whitelist our domains to avoid any difficulties.

Seneca integrates with many school MIS, whether it is SIMS, Arbor, SchoolBase, iSAMS or any other provider.

Support

SAM Learning

24/7 Live Rep
Phone Support
Email/Help Desk
FAQs/Forum
Knowledge Base
 

Seneca Learning

24/7 Live Rep
Phone Support
Email/Help Desk
FAQs/Forum
Knowledge Base
 
Home Learning

SAM Learning

Not available To parents
 

Seneca Learning

Parent Access
 
Video
Pricing

SAM Learning

Free Version
Freemium
Free Trial
Paid Subscription
One-Off Fee
Hourly Rate

Seneca Learning

Free Version
Freemium
Free Trial
Paid Subscription
One-Off Fee
Hourly Rate

Seneca Learning pricing starts from £0 / per-pupil

Seneca Free provides students with access to 200 exam board specific courses.

Seneca Premium focuses on enhancing students' outcomes with 800+ additional courses and Learning Tools. Senior and Middle Leaders are able to gain a better understanding of Seneca's impact with student-level and school-level data reports.

Seneca Premium supports schools with enhanced data integrity and access to whole-school reporting.

Our data team will provide you with regular reports on student engagement across the school. The reports will allow you to filter data to understand what's going on across the subjects and year groups in your school. Half termly whole school reports will give your senior leaders the oversight they need to drive engagement and share best practice across the school.

You'll be able to see overall engagement across the school among students, teachers and parents and benchmark your school against national averages.

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