Super curricular reading
The links below will enhance and support your independent learning in your subject areas. You will find further information in your subject handbooks.
An interesting website where you can find out more information about subjects you may wish to study, links to further reading and websites and activities/ lessons you could do to get a feel for the subject.
A website dedicated to help you ‘read around’ your subject and thus demonstrate your ability to extend your knowledge beyond the A level syllabus – there are different recommendations depending upon subject.
Oxford University’s new website of ‘big ideas’ that will give you a taste of the kinds of topics studied at university across a huge range of subjects.
Interviews, debates and features from “remarkable people and remarkable minds—scientists, artists, philosophers, technologists and entrepreneurs who are at the center of today's intellectual, technological, and scientific landscape”.
WIDER READING SUGGESTIONS FORM TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE
FutureLearn offers you a powerful new way to learn online. Every course has been designed according to principles of effective learning, through storytelling, discussion, visible learning and using community support to celebrate progress.
CodeCademy is an invaluable resource for those of you considering a career in Data and Computer Science, Web development or programming. You are able to watch video tutorials and test yourself.