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Bitesize is the BBC's free online study support resource for school-age students in the United Kingdom. It is designed to aid students in both schoolwork and, for older students, exams.[1]

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A screenshot of the Bitesize homepage
Type of site
Free online study resource
Available inEnglish, Welsh and Gaelic
Created byBBC
Current statusActive



England sectionEdit

The Key Stage 1, 2 and 3 along with GCSE section covers a whole range of subjects which can help children nearly everywhere in the world! In key stage 1 there are 17 subjects: which include, Art and Design, Computing, Design and Technology, English, French, Geography, History, Mandarin, German, Maths, Modern Foreign Languages, Music, Physical Education, PSHE and Citizenship, Religious Education, Science, and Spanish.[2] The Key Stage 2 site covers 23 subjects.[3] The Key Stage 3 section contains 33 sections.[4] The GCSE section of the website contains 35 subjects with the ability to select from different exam boards for each subject.[5]

Scotland sectionEdit

Until 2014, the Standard Grade section of the site had 12 subjects: Biology, History, Chemistry, Computing Studies, Maths, English, Modern Studies, French, Physical Education, Geography, and Physics.[6] The site was updated in 2014 to replace the Standard Grade section with the National 4 and National 5 sections. Gaelic versions of the National 4 and National 5 sections were also added.

Until 2014, in the Higher section, Biology, English, Geography, Maths, Chemistry, History, Modern Studies, Physics and the Scotland-only subject Scottish Gaelic were available. The Higher section was also updated to the new Curriculum for Excellence qualification. Early and 1st level, 2nd level, 3rd level, and 4th level resources were added to bring the site in line with the Curriculum for Excellence.

Wales sectionEdit

The CS3 and TGAU sections are in Welsh. Links to the English language KS1/KS2/KS3/GCSE sections are included.[7][8]

Northern Ireland sectionEdit

In 2014, a Northern Ireland section was added to the site. It solely contains links to the English language KS1/KS2/KS3/GCSE sections.[9]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Williams, Peter John (October 2007). "Valid Knowledge: The Economy and the Academy". Higher Education. 54 (4): 511–23. doi:10.1007/s10734-007-9051-y. JSTOR 29735128.
  2. ^ "KS1 Section". BBC. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  3. ^ "KS2 Section". BBC. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  4. ^ "KS3 Section". BBC. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 16 July 2015.
  5. ^ "GCSE Section". BBC. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Standard Grade Bitesize". 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2012-06-28.
  7. ^ "CA3 Section". BBC. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 16 July 2015.
  8. ^ "BBC Bitesize - TGAU". Retrieved 2015-07-16.
  9. ^ "BBC Bitesize - Home". Retrieved 2015-07-16.

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