How schools use Educake

We’ve spoken to some teachers and heads of department who use Educake. Here you’ll find how their department uses Educake, how they got started, and what their IT setup is like.

You can also read independent reviews of Educake at Edtech Impact.

St Paul’s Catholic College, Burgess Hill

An 11-18 mixed school with approximately 1100 students.

“The three best things are the instant feedback for students, the ease of setting tests, and the help and customer support with quick responses to any queries.”

St Wilfrid’s, Crawley

“Our students like Educake because they can work independently and at their own pace. They get immediate feedback and a chance to improve their knowledge by repeating tests.”

Davenant Foundation School, Essex

An 11-18 mixed suburban comprehensive academy, with approximately 1200 students. About 10% of students are on Pupil Premium.

Davenant Foundation mainly uses Educake for:

Homework, usually at the end of a topic
In class work for low ability groups
Encouraging students to set revision

“I think it’s the simplicity and ease of use, and the breadth of content that makes Educake so good.”

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Radley College, Oxfordshire

A boys’ independent boarding school for ages 13 to 18, with approximately 700 pupils.

Radley College mainly uses Educake for:

Homework
Early stage revision, for building knowledge

“Students are getting more valuable feedback – it is instant, specific to them, and no wasted time going over the ‘easy questions, more time on the more difficult ones.”

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St Paul’s Catholic College, Burgess Hill

An 11-18 mixed school with approximately 1100 students.

St Paul’s Catholic College mainly uses Educake for:

Homework during the year
In-class revision before exams

“The three best things are the instant feedback for students, the ease of setting tests, and the help and customer support with quick responses to any queries.”

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Minsthorpe Community College, West Yorkshire

An 11-18 academy with 1500 students.

Minsthorpe Academy mainly uses Educake for:

Retrieval practice
Feedback and self-reflection

“I think it has fabulous potential with long-term use. I love the way Educake has thought of how teachers and students can progress together through teaching and learning.”

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What Students Say

it is amazing gives me the opportunity to improve on different subjects

S from King Ecgbert School, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

I think Educake is very hepful and really easy to use

J from Bishop Challoner Catholic Secondary School, Basingstoke, Hampshire

I think it is a good way to help people to learn

K from Alec Reed Academy, Northolt, Middlesex

Educake is a really good platform that I use to complete science work on. It helps me with my strengths and weaknesses on smart assistance as that gives me tailored questions that I need to work on.

M from Trinity Academy Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire

I think Educake is a good place for revising and setting hw because it saves writing and its quick and easy. It re-jogs your memory over what you learnt in your lessons, and also helps you to remember things in your tests.

L from Tibshelf Community School, Alfredton, Derbyshire

Good for revision and helpful in Lockdown! 🙂

L from Coundon Court School, Coventry, West Midlands

I think Educake is a very good resource. I use it for science work, and it is very fun. My favourite bit is the Educake Smart Assistant, as it recommends tests based on your stremgths and weaknesses.

M from Barclay Academy, Stevenage, Hertfordshire

I think Educake is Cool

F from Guilsborough School, Northampton, Northamptonshire

I think it is really helpful as we get set work but we can set ourselves more work in order to help us with revision across the science curriculum as well as that we can test our ability and see what we have to improve on to ace our exams!!! Thanks alot

H from Washwood Heath Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands

A very good thing for learning, extremely easy to use for both students and teachers, also, you are able to set yourself tests which is very useful for absolutely any test related stuff.

L from Tibshelf Community School, Alfredton, Derbyshire

I think Educake is a really good learning system for science in all areas with clear questions that show the answers and so you can work on how you got it wrong.

J from Meadowhead School Academy Trust, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

It's good it helps me improve on my vocabulary i set my own questions and answer them synonyms & antonyms.

J from William de Ferrers School, Chelmsford, Essex

I think Educake is a great tool to get ahead of classes and making revision notes. I hope it can help me get into A level biology 🙂

H from William Farr CE Comprehensive School, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

I think Educake is a really good way of learning science really boost up confindence so I'm giving it a 5 star rating.

C from Heathcote School, London 30th June 2020

During lockdown, we havent been receiving much work from school, so i have been using educake. its so easy to navigate . I would have to rate it 10/10 fully reccomend for seccondary school peoples.

E from Dixons Broadgreen Academy, Liverpool, Merseyside

Amazing because of the option to make your own test and put what topics are in it and the ability to see your report and what areas are you are not so good in.

S from Bristol Cathedral Choir School, Bristol, Avon

Beacon Academy, East Sussex

A split site, rural, mixed-comprehensive converter academy with approximately 1400 students.

Beacon Academy mainly uses Educake for:

Weekly homework of short answer questions
After school catch-up sessions
Revision quizzes before exams, set by teachers and students

“The biggest thing is that we’re not doing stupid ticks and crosses on short answer questions, so we have time (and energy) to mark essays and longer answers.”

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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School, London

An 11-16 girls’ inner-city comprehensive school with approximately 900 students.

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School mainly uses Educake for:

Weekly homework of short answer questions
After school catch-up sessions
Revision quizzes before exams, set by teachers and students

“The feedback function of Educake is one of the most powerful aspects.”

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The Weston Road Academy, Stafford

An 11-18 non-selective secondary academy with approximately 900 students.

Weston Road Academy mainly uses Educake for:

Setting good quality homework for English
Identifying strengths and weaknesses

“It’s massively time-saving. It’s easy. It’s a brilliant tool to influence your teaching, showing you where to focus to help your students.”

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John Hanson Community School, Hampshire

A mixed secondary school with approximately 950 students.

John Hanson Community School mainly uses Educake for:

Highlighting misconceptions
Interleaving topics from previous years with current learning

“Using Educake as part of a long-term plan, we feel that we have finally found a strategy that is effective, engaging and rewarding for students.”

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