BBC Bitesize - GCSE, Nationals & Highers Revision

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About this app

The BBC Bitesize – GCSE, Nationals and Highers app is just the one for you if you’re 14-16 and studying for any of these exams. It’s not intended to be used by under-13s (if this is you, check out our website at instead).

The app is available for smartphones and tablets and has the key information you need for the core subjects of Maths, English and Science + many more, broken down into brilliant bite-sized chunks, wherever and whenever you need it. It’s completely free and there are no in-app purchases.

It now includes bespoke Bitesize Flashcards for the new 9-1 GCSEs in Maths, English and Science (Biology, Chemistry and Physics.)

Sign in to set your subjects and exam board and you’ll only see the stuff that’s relevant to you. We've got a great range of all the subjects with Maths, English and Science at the core as well as many of the other subjects covered in schools in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Revision Guides give you on-the-go access to the usual Bitesize life-savers: packed with information you’ll need for exam success in a guide format that's optimised for an app.

Flashcards come in decks. They’re a fast way to get the most important info into your head ahead of your exams: with summaries, glossaries, videos, infographics, quizzes and quotes. Find out more about the different flashcards formats below.

Tests and Notifications to help you keep up your studies. We’ll remind you to come back and continue testing yourself – remember practicing regularly makes it easier to remember the important information you need for your GCSE, Nationals and Higher exams.

What’s in the app?
Just for you
The BBC Bitesize - GCSE, Nationals and Highers app allows you to pick the subjects and exam boards you want to study - including the core subjects of Maths, English and Science - so that every time you use the app, you’ll only find the stuff you’re studying.

On-the-go revision
Only got a few minutes to study? Use our Flashcards to refresh your memory. They come in lots of handy formats for you to swipe through:
Summary flashcards: get to the most important bits fast with bullet point reminders
Video flashcards: watch even the trickiest topics explained in simple clips
Infographics flashcards: help the key facts stick in your head with visual cues
Quizzes flashcards: test your knowledge and see what you need to brush up on
Glossary flashcards: all the words you need to know at-a-glance

Get stuck in
If you’ve got a bit more time on your hands, you can access BBC Bitesize revision guides from the website, optimised for your mobile. Our new style revision guides are optimised for an app experience to make navigation between the chapters and pages much easier.

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To give you the best experience, this app tracks your selected nation, language, subjects and exam specifications to provide you with customised revision content. We also track what content you view and record anonymous performance stats to help us improve the app. You can choose to opt out of this from the in-app settings menu.

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Updated on
Aug 12, 2020

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