School news, university guide, education weekly from the Guardian.
The BBC History website is another totally absorbing channel for both reference, education and enjoyment. If you use the search you can get taken to archived areas - but why not - it's history!
Channel 4 Learning website - select subject and level.
The BBC's 'Learning' website. Just what it says on the tin. It takes you everywhere. Its is archived but still high practical.
Have a look at these at some of the basic headings. Business studies, English, Food and catering, History, Information technology, Languages, Maths, Personal development, Religious studies, Science, Building skills, Cars, Crafts, Environmental studies, Gardening, Health and nursing, Homes, Legal and consumer, Media studies, Music, Performing arts, Sports and fitness.
Browse, revise or simply catch-up.
The BBC's Nature website is awesome. It is complete channel with live stuff, historical stuff, interesting stuff, stuff near you.....
Everyone, any age needs to give it a click!
Provides high quality GCSE and A-level revision material free. Also hints and tips about exams and careers information.
Essential reading for anyone with an interest in education - advice, news, jobs, online staffroom chats.
GetTheRightSchool was formed to offer a unique reference point on getting a child into the school of choice.
The site offers helpful tips and advice on how to gain that school place. A comprehensive resource on the UK's schooling system. Find schools in Birmingham or anywhere in the UK
Independent Schools Inspectorate - a body approved by the Secretary of State for Education and Skills for the purpose of inspecting independent schools. Search for private schools near Birmingham or anywhere in the UK. Independent sector equivalent of OFSTED.
Find LEA for Birmingham from this list of all UK Local Council Websites in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
Each Local Authority has lists of its own schools and details of application procedures.
Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. It regulates and inspects to achieve excellence in the care of children and young people, and in education and skills for learners of all ages.
OFSTED carry out hundreds of inspections and regulatory visits each week, publishing their findings within the Inspection reports area of the website. You can find reports for nursery, preschools, primary, secondary schools in and around Birmingham or anywhere in the UK
Lists more than 32,000 UK Schools and Colleges with links to over 18,000 UK School, College and University Websites.
Search by county, name, postcode or LEA to find nursery, preschool, primary, secondary, independent private schools and higher education colleges and universities in and around Birmingham or anywhere in the UK
Contact details & Websites of 4,065 Schools in Ireland - search by map or county list
Information regarding all types of Further and Adult education
Information about independent fee paying schools - senior, preparatory and pre-prep, boarding and day. How to choose, inspections, find a school, etc.
Government Info site for all things about education and learning from Pre-schools to Adult Learning.
Directory listing of Local Authorities throughout the UK - find the LEA for Birmingham or anywhere in the UK. Watch this space. The new site is coming up. Hopefully when you click the link it will have come up!
Access to full database of OFSTED's inspection reports, which covers all types of schools plus local education authorities
Find schools all over the UK - search by county or LEA
SBSA (State Boarding Schools Association) schools provide boarding at the lowest possible cost: parents pay only the cost of boarding as the education at SBSA schools is free.
Information re. Special Educational Needs
Association of Christian Teachers is a non-denominational membership organisation which aims to provide professional and spiritual support to all Christians engaged in pre-school, primary, special, secondary and college education in England.
Becta is the government agency leading the national drive to ensure the effective and innovative use of technology throughout learning.
National Association for Primary Education
is a partnership to promote the education of children from birth to thirteen. Membership covers some 200,000+ people, including parents, teachers, school governors, inspectors, education officers and entire school communities.
The National Confederation of Parent Teacher Associations (NCPTA) has a vision of effective partnerships between parents and teachers which fosters learning opportunities both in and out of school.
NCPTA represents more than 6 million parents and teachers through over 12,500 individual PTAs in England Wales and Northern Ireland.
The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) aims to encourage all adults to engage in learning of all kinds. NIACE is a charity, a company limited by guarantee and a member-led, non-governmental organisation. Our membership base is made up of individual and corporate members, who range from universities, colleges and local authorities to the BBC, the National Federation of Women's Institutes, the Trades Union Congress and the Ministry of Defence.
All sorts of useful information - online publications, professional development, lesson plans, education overview.
UCAS guide to UK universities and colleges. See World University Rankings link below for universities around the world.
Clearing is a service that operates between mid-July and September. You can take part in Clearing if you have already applied through UCAS and you are in one of the following categories.
- You have not received any offers.
- You have declined all your offers or not responded by the due date.
- Your offers have not been confirmed because you have not met the conditions (eg you have not achieved the required grades).
- You have declined a changed course, a changed date of entry and/or changed point of entry offer.
- You applied for one course which has been declined/unsuccessful and you have paid the full application fee.
- Your application was received after 30 June because it will not have been sent to any universities and colleges.
Interactive guide to universities and colleges, covering some 60,000 vital statistics on 150 universities and colleges.
Search for a course or a degree in the UK. Look for general, graduate and post-graduate courses by subject and area. Anything from Law to Leisure.
General resource for students from the NUS. Find news, advice, links, features and special offers or register for webmail.
Employment and training info together with information on many other topics from Family & Relationships to Health and the Environment
This site provides services and information for those in England who are interested in financial support for students in Higher Education. You can file your application for a student loan online.
Official Student Loan Company site.
University and College Admissions Service. The UK central organisation through which applications are processed for entry to higher education
Search top universities by region or course