CurriculumView all Curriculum Resources
How to Create Black Out Poetry (Y9 - Y13)
This activity will guide you through how to make poetry by blacking out words on a page of text.
Make Your Own Paint (Y10 - Y12)
Make your own paint using household items and design a poster for a cause that you believe in!
What Do Art Students Do? A Sketchbook Tour (Y10 - Y13)
Cartoon and Comic Arts student, Nat, shows off her latest sketchbook and the different artistic projects she's completed during her time at university.
English Skills: Thematic Analysis (Y10 - Y13)
This lesson will guide you through how to analyse a book for themes and meaning. Analyse some of our White Water Writers books and win book vouchers for your work!
Healthy Eating for Healthy Minds (Y10 - Y11)
This session will help you revise key information about Health and Nutrition. All information is taken from GCSE topics.
Virtual Maths Club (Teacher Resources)
Virtual Maths Club is an online teacher community which provides free and engaging weekly maths resources for teachers to send out to learners completing GCSEs and A Levels.
Creative Writing: Future Selves (Y9 - Y13)
This creative writing project will help you create a character and imagine their future career. How will they achieve their dream job?
Create a Picture Book (Y9 - Y13)
This session will help you lead a younger sibling through creating a picture book - a story with pictures - and test our your creative skills.
Experimenting with Paint (Y9 - Y13)
This session will lead you through experimenting with different painting techniques and then reflecting on what you've learned.
Half-Life of Fizzy Drink Foam (Y12 - Y13)
Is fizzy drink foam radioactive? An easy science experiment for A Level Physics students to conduct at home, this video and worksheet explains how to work out the half-life of fizzy drink foam.
At Home Science Experiments (Y9 - Y13)
This pack will walk you through some simple science experiments you can do using things you have at home. You can do them with your younger siblings, parents or carers. They're all simple and fun, but make sure you ask permission first!
English... Why Is It Important? (Y10 - Y13)
Studying English at university can help you get into lots of different careers in the future.
Info PackView all Info Pack Resources
What are Oxbridge and Russell Group Universities?
If you've heard about Oxford, Cambridge or Russell Group universities but aren't sure what that means this is the video for you. Alison explains what these terms mean, what to expect if you want to apply to one of these universities, and what to look for in league tables.
My Student Journey: Lewis (Y9 - Y13)
Lewis talks about his experiences studying History at the University of Liverpool.
My Student Journey: Studying Medicine (Y9 - Y13)
Keele University student Emily talks about her experiences applying for and studying Medicine at university.
Higher Horizons Guide to Student Finance (Y9 - Y13)
What is student finance? Why do you need it? How much can you get? And how much do you pay back? Hinna takes you through the basics in this short video.
My Student Journey: Lizzie (Y9- Y13)
In this short video, Lizzie talks about her experience moving away from home to study at Bangor University.
My Student Journey: Applying Through Clearing
Keele University student Catherine talks about her experience applying for university through clearing, studying a foundation year, and her student experience.
What is Clearing Plus? (Y12 - Y13)
Lewis explains all about the new clearing plus service, which matches your grades and interests with suitable university courses on results day.
Creative Arts: Courses and Careers (Y10 - Y13)
This short video will teach you about the various careers you could access by studying creative arts subjects at university.
Studying Science at University (Y10 - Y13)
In this short video, Dr Alex talks you through what it's like to study science at university. What are the lectures like? Do you need to be good at maths? Can you carry out experiments?
Pathways to University (Y9 - Y11)
Lizzie talks you through the different qualifications you can study at sixth form or college and how all of these can help you access university or higher education.
My Student Life: Living at Home (Y9 - Y13)
Ciaran decided to go to his local university to study History while living at home. In this video, he talks you through his experiences living at home while at university, his top tips for students, and what he wants to do now he's close to graduation.
Be University Ready (Y12 and Y13)
This downloadable information booklet includes everything students need to know about progressing to university.
It's Your Choice: For Y8 and Y9
This information booklet gives you some practical tips if you're about to choose which subjects to study for your GCSEs.
My Student Journey (For Y9 - Y11)
This information booklet tells you about every step of your education journey: from your GCSEs, to sixth form or college, and on to university.
Student Budgeting (Y10 - Y13)
This video and work pack will teach you everything you need to know about how to budget your money when you're at university. It includes a budgeting activity to show you how to work out a weekly budget at university and what you might spend your money on.
Introduction to University (Y9 - Y12)
Lucy explains everything you need to know about university: what it is, what to expect when you get there, how you might spend your time when you're not studying, and how student finance works.
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: Student Finance Edition (Y9 - Y13)
Can you get all the answers right on our interactive, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: Student Finance quiz? Use your lifelines wisely, and find out common answers to student finance questions.
My Student Journey: Lauren (Y9 - Y13)
In this short video, Lauren talks about her experience moving away to study at the University of York.
Deferring Your University Place (Y12/Y13)
Are you reconsidering if you want to start university in September? This session will guide you through the pros and cons.
All About Apprenticeships (Y9-Y11)
This pack explains what an apprenticeship is and the types of apprenticeships you can study instead of studying BTECs or A Levels at College or Sixth Form.
Higher and Degree Apprenticeships Explained (Y12- Y13)
This pack explains what an apprenticeship is and the types of apprenticeships you can study after you finish sixth form or college. These are called higher or degree apprenticeships and are equivalent to a degree. This pack takes you through everything you need to know about choosing this route.
Student Budgeting: Higher or Lower? (Y10 - Y13)
When you go to university, you'll have to manage your money and budget for all of your living costs like food, rent, hobbies, and university materials.
Student Accommodation: 60 Minute Makeover (Y10 - Y13)
If you move away to university you might live in halls of accommodation. We tell you what it's like, and set you the challenge to design your ideal student room - with some tips on decorating and making the space feel like home!
University Research in Real Life (Y10 - Y13)
Did you know that universities have been helping to fight Covid-19? Find out how university research is helping us understand the Coronavirus, how universities support the NHS, and how university students have been able to help!
Countdown: University Edition (Y9 - Y13)
Can you beat the countdown clock? Test your higher education knowledge by unscrambling the words!
WellbeingView all Wellbeing Resources
Study Skills Pack (For Y11 - Y13)
Our Top Revision Tips will help you understand how to keep up your learning when you're out of the classroom.
Learning From Home (Y10 - Y13)
This session will give you some practical tips on how to look after yourself, stay healthy, and keep up your learning while you're at home.
Revision Tips (Y11 - Y13)
These worksheets include tips for young people and their parents/carers on how to get the most from your revision. There is a page of general tips, and pages for each subject, including English, Maths, Science, Languages and Humanities.
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My Future: University
Use our My Future: University report to explore graduate pay in different subjects, using real-life data from students who have graduated from university and gone into employment.
Interview Skills (Y11 - Y13)
This short video session runs through some top tips to help you ace your next interview for a part-time job, college or sixth form, apprenticeship, or even university.
So You Want To Be A... Teacher (Y9 - Y13)
You need a degree to become a teacher. This video explains the different ways you can qualify to teach.
Guide to Interviews (Y9 - Y13)
This pack explains everything you need to know about interviews. You might have to go to an interview when you apply to college or sixth form, university, or for jobs. We take you through the basics then give you some common interview tasks to practice.
Employability: Application Forms (Y11 - Y13)
This work pack guides you through filling in an application form. It will answer common questions like how to use a job advert, what a job description is, and how to show you have the skills for a job.
Employability: CVs and Covering Letters (Y10 - Y13)
How do you write a CV? What is a covering letter? And what is the best way to create a professional online profile? This sessions talks you through everything you need to know, with some practical tips and example documents to download.
Science Careers (Y9 - Y13)
This session guides you through some examples of the careers you could have if you want to study science. Maybe you want to do forensics or be an oceanographer. Maybe you don't know what's out there and want to find out more. Either way, this session will give you some examples of where studying science could take you.
Medicine Application Guide (Y11-12)
If you're interested in becoming a doctor and studying Medicine at university, your application process is a little different than other courses. Not sure where to start? We explain it all.
So You Want To Be A... Doctor
Becoming a doctor is a graduate career, which means you have to go to university. But it's not as easy as just applying for a place on a course. This sessions takes you through everything you need to know.
Nursing and Midwifery Applications Guide (Y11-Y12)
The most common way to become a nurse is through studying a university degree. If you want to study Nursing, there are a few extra steps in the application process. You will need to get some work experience, often sit Maths and English tests, and visit the university for an interview.
So You Want To Be A... Nurse
Are you considering a career in nursing but aren't sure what you need to do? The traditional route into nursing is through a Nursing degree at university, but there are new Degree Apprenticeships too.
Veterinary Science Application Guide (Y11-Y12)
Are you thinking about becoming a vet, but aren't sure where to start? There are only nine universities which offer veterinary science degrees in the UK, and places are competitive - with applicants having to go through interviews to get a place. Our session will give you lots of hints and tips for veterinary interviews and guide you through the process.