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What is SchoolOnline?

SchoolOnline provides top quality, digital exam revision in English and Maths through our innovative EdTech platform, which harnesses the benefits of digital distribution to scale access to some of the UK’s top examiners and tutors. In a market where 25% of children receive private tuition to achieve their optimal results at KS2 and GCSE, we set out to level the playing field by developing a solution for the remaining 75% of children that would allow them to access all the benefits that private tuition brings to exam outcomes.

A library of bite-sized tutorials created by the UK’s leading, most experienced examiners provides the backbone of our software. Every single video is produced and animated by an experienced film production team to optimise engagement with children at both GCSE and KS2 levels providing concise, highly targeted tuition.

In 2021, we relaunched our platform to include powerful new features for both schools and home users. This new functionality allows schools to set detailed, auto-marked revision assignments for their students with high levels of insight into student engagement and analytics on strengths and weaknesses while supporting students in their learning with our targeted video explanations to each question.

Our platform can be used independently by home users (directly purchasing an individual membership) and within a school environment through our enhanced product, SchoolOnline Classroom. Within schools, our English and Maths tutorial videos can be used within a classroom setting to support the curriculum, or assignments can be set for students to work through independently, either at home or at school.

We ran trials in Summer 2020 for both GCSE and KS2 students learning at home, over six weeks and four weeks, respectively. Students in the trial spent 30-60 minutes a week revising Maths using the videos on our platform and were set assessments at the outset and the end of the trial. GCSE students improved their test scores on average 34.6% and KS2 students 28.6%.

We recently ran another community-based trial collaborating with Charlton Athletic Community Trust, where KS2 students used our platform for 30 minutes each in English and Maths at the CACT centre over six weeks. The students improved their Maths scores on average by 76.7% and their English by 100.5%.

Recommended Usage

We advise a minimum of 1 hour per week

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Educational Impact

build student knowledge
97%
improve attainment
97%
improve teaching efficiency
97%
reduce teacher workload
94%
reduce attainment gap
91%
CompanyHQ Location: United Kingdom
Age Range8-10, 11-13, 14-16
FeaturesAuto MarkingUniversal SearchInteractive QuestionsClass TrackingDevice AgnosticProgress Dashboard
LanguagesEnglish
AccessibilityRobust features
PoliciesTerms of ServicePrivacy PolicyGDPR
RequirementsInternet - High BandwidthDesktop - MacDesktop - WindowsDesktop - ChromebookDesktop - LinuxMobile - iPhoneMobile - iPadMobile - WindowsMobile - Android

None other than a standard desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone device. A user is able to register on the website with an email address and password to gain access to the platform.

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The product can be used immediately following login.

TrainingIn PersonLive OnlineWebinarsDocumentationVideos
SupportEmailPhone Support

In addition to these elements we also have a Live Helpdesk ready to take your queries and questions.

Home LearningParent Access

Anyone can create the account.

View home learning page

There is a parent/home version available from our website: www.schoolonline.co.uk

TagsMathsEnglishSATsMaths GCSEEnglish GCSEMaths ResourcesEnglish Resources

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Paid Subscription

For schools prices are available on request.

Parent/home user accounts please visit https://www.schoolonline.co.uk/pricing to find out more.

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5 out of 5

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SchoolOnline has collected 5 reviews in the past 6 months

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Marilyn

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charlton athletic community trust, England

Used SchoolOnline weekly for 7–12 months

Feb 2022

Partnership working has added value and a flexibility in approach has facilitated the development of a wrap around package to assist targeted pupils in learning and to achieve their best

Marilyn found SchoolOnline:
  • Significantly reduces teacher workload
    Provides additional targeted support to those pupils who struggle with learning
  • Significantly reduces attainment gap
    Our pilot indicated significant progress in maths and English for all targeted pupils
  • Significantly improves teaching efficiency
    A partnership approach - adds value
  • Significantly improves attainment
    Our pilot was evaluated and has robust outcome improvement data
  • Significantly builds student knowledge
    Pupils more confident in learning independently to gain knowledge
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David

Director of Education and Sport

Charlton Athletic Community Trust, England

Used SchoolOnline weekly for 1-2 years

Feb 2022

CACT have found both the Schoolonline platform and staff excellent and look forward to expanding and developing this partnership work.

David found SchoolOnline:
  • Significantly reduces teacher workload
    Hugely useful support, with resources and tutorials having a positive impact upon Teacher workload.
  • Significantly reduces attainment gap
    CACT ran a pilot Tutoring programme with Schoolonline in Spring 2021, within which KS2 students showed huge improvements in English and Maths attainment.
  • Significantly improves teaching efficiency
    Teachers reported being able to better provide focussed support for young people, whilst others learn via the online platform.
  • Significantly improves attainment
    Young people that took part in the CACT Tutoring pilot showed significant improvements in attainment.
  • Significantly builds student knowledge
    Students reported increased knowledge and confidence as a result of using the Schoolonline portal.
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Christopher Perrott

Vice Principal

Cheam Common Junior, England

Used SchoolOnline weekly for 3-4 years

Feb 2022

SchoolsOnline is a beneficial tool that has continually improved throughout the years to make it a must have resource to use alongside current teaching practice.

Christopher Perrott found SchoolOnline:
  • Significantly reduces teacher workload
    Over the past three years, the use of SchoolOnline has dramatically supported the teaching of Mathematics, providing teachers with a bank of step-by-step video tutorials and resources whilst reducing teacher workload. What was originally used as a tool to supplement key concepts through guided practice has now been embedded into daily teaching lessons both as whole class activities, independent work or to help correct misconceptions that may arise. As content is quality assured, teachers feel confident in using the resources provided, especially as it has helped reduce the time that it originally had taken to find, locate and tailor to the needs of their children.
  • Significantly reduces attainment gap
    Within the school, pupils across Year 6 have access to the SchoolOnline platform. Children are encouraged to watch tutorials and discuss the methods used before applying them to a series of questions. Furthermore, being able to revisit videos and resources, has allowed children to consolidate their learning before moving on too quickly. By providing open access, it has allowed children to develop greater ownership over their learning as they actively seek out the necessary resources to develop their understanding and reduce the attainment gaps.
  • Significantly improves teaching efficiency
    Actively seeking out necessary resources can be time consuming for all teachers, especially when children are working at different levels of ability. SchoolsOnline provides teachers with the relevant tools required and as such has reduced the time it may have originally taken to plan and resource. Being able to personalise the learning has also allowed teachers to stretch their more able whilst also helping to consolidate the learning when misconceptions or errors may have arisen.
  • Significantly improves attainment
    Individual needs of the children can be carefully considered through the online resources provided. They can be used to work alongside the lessons being taught, enhancing the delivery and consolidation task or they can be pushed out as extension tasks to stretch learners. Because of this, we have seen attainment continually improve year on year ensuring better outcomes for all learners.
  • Significantly builds student knowledge
    Open access for our Year 6 children has meant they can revisit and review areas taught in school anywhere, any time. Whether it be through the teacher directing children explicitly to resources or children actively seeking out areas to improve, children have shown to be more confident and shown through their improved subject knowledge.
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Graham Macaulay

Director of Innovation

LEO Academy Trust, England

Used SchoolOnline daily for 1-2 years

Feb 2022

School Online is an amazing resource! It has transformed teaching and learning and more importantly, has improved outcomes and opportunities for our pupils.

Graham Macaulay found SchoolOnline:
  • Significantly reduces teacher workload
    Through our use of SchoolOnline, we have been able to transform our teaching whilst also reducing teacher workload. Staff are able to easily select resources and content and align this to their teaching, due to the content being high quality they don't need to spend excessive time quality assuring the content.
  • Significantly reduces attainment gap
    As SchoolOnline is available to all of our pupils, children are able to access the resource anywhere, anytime and on any device. This has resulted in our children using the tool in their own time, to help them overcome difficulties and reduce the attainment gaps.
  • Significantly improves teaching efficiency
    Teachers are able to spend less time selecting resources and planning time and indeed, teacher time as the resources on school online can not only reduce planning time but also speed up the delivery of in person teaching. This enables the lesson pace to increase, resulting in more time to provide further challenge.
  • Significantly improves attainment
    Through saving time planning and teaching, teachers are able to ensure lesson delivery is fully aligned to the individual needs of children in the class. This has resulted in an increase in attainment and better outcomes for our children.
  • Significantly builds student knowledge
    Whilst School Online is used brilliantly in teaching, it is also accessible at home and this has really helped improve our children's knowledge. They are able to access the resource and develop their understanding and knowledge beyond the content covered in class teaching.
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Heather Holmes

Regional Director of English

Outwood Grange Academies Trust, England

Used SchoolOnline occasionally for 1-2 years

Jan 2022

This is a first-class online platform that enables learners of all abilities to systematically prepare for exams.

Heather Holmes found SchoolOnline:
  • Moderately reduces teacher workload
    Video tutorials are geared to specific skills which can then be built on in the classroom.
  • Moderately reduces attainment gap
    Home-based students do not have to be disadvantaged if they cannot be present in the classroom.
  • Moderately improves teaching efficiency
    Skills are streamlined and presented in a logical order.
  • Moderately improves attainment
    Primary school students have been shown to make significant progress as a result of Schoolonline.
  • Moderately builds student knowledge
    Each video contains the key skills necessary to access every question on a GCSE English paper.
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Ben Thomas

Assistant Head

Used SchoolExams.co.uk for 0–3 months

Feb 2021

Having used a range of resources in the past to set home learning, develop intervention resources and give something for students to revise and refine skills, SchoolsOnline is definitely the best resource I’ve used in this respect. The video content, subsequent questions and monitoring all help to continually aid the pupil in achieving what they can at the end of KS2.

Ben Thomas found SchoolExams.co.uk:
  • Significantly improves attainment
    Allowing children to revise and recap skills and methods taught at school is invaluable.
  • Significantly builds student knowledge
    Children are able to go at their own pace when revising and revisiting specific methods.
  • Moderately reduces attainment gap
    We use the package as both an intervention but can also set children home learning which is very much in line with what we have done in school.
  • Significantly improves teaching efficiency and productivity
    It allows our intervention teachers to set meaningful and purposeful content for our pupils.
  • Moderately reduces teacher workload
    In terms of home learning, yes, as the product allows for ease of use when setting tasks for independent learning at home.
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Dave Wilson

Head of Mathematics

Used SchoolExams.co.uk for 12 months

Oct 2020

Score based on my professional evaluation of the quality of content, the impact on test scores of using SchoolExams, and on feedback from students.

Dave Wilson found SchoolExams.co.uk:
  • Significantly improves attainment
    We ran a studenttrial over Summer, comparing results on a pre trial paper with those on a post trial paper. There was a 21% increase in marks on average for participants.
  • Significantly builds student knowledge
    Better recall of mathematical facts. Improved problem solving skills.
  • Moderately reduces attainment gap
    We had pupil premium students who made significant progress over the course of the trial. Gap is diminishing in the class concerned.
  • Significantly improves teaching efficiency and productivity
    Teachers can set work on School Exams and be confident that the explanations given in the videos are of a high quality, going into sufficient depth to develop understanding. The focus on selected topics/exam questions ensures that revision is targeted, time-efficient and personalised.
  • Significantly reduces teacher workload
    Students can self mark attempts at exam questions, and fully comprehend where marks are awarded. Facilitates independent learning.
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David Page

Deputy Head

Used SchoolExams.co.uk for 10months

Oct 2020

It is just a wonderful product that is: cost effective; simple to use; and will make a difference to children's learning.

David Page found SchoolExams.co.uk:
  • Significantly improves attainment
    After using product for a term, children improved on average by 4 points on the average point scores in Mathematics. They are more confident in answering reading questions and have a better idea on how to plan and what to include in their writing.
  • Significantly builds student knowledge
    It gives an excellent way for children to consolidate skills learnt in school and to become more fluent and efficient with new concepts.
  • Significantly reduces attainment gap
    We have used the product with pupil premium children and SEN children and it has helped to close the gap. Especially when there is limited support or engagement from home.
  • Significantly improves teaching efficiency and productivity
    Study plans are already provided by their team of educational panellists so we has teachers can just press and go if needed.
  • Significantly reduces teacher workload
    School exams can be self marking and reports generated that save teachers time. Study guards are already there for the children or you can create your own.
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