Are children using this at school?
There are over 200,000 students in over 800 schools Skwirk. You can see how teachers and students are using Skwirk by clicking here.
Can all my children use Skwirk at the same time?
Yes, provided each child has access to the Internet simultaneously and is subscribed to Skwirk.
What subjects and ages does Skwirk cover?
The content covers the major subjects of Maths, English, Geography History, Science in the years K-10 and Commerce in years 9 and 10.
How much does Skwirk cost?
£20 per student for 12 months access to all our resources. This includes Maths, English, Science, History and more.
How will I know if my child is using Skwirk?
The reporting function available through the parent portal login gives detailed usage and assessment results to the parent from wherever they have access to the internet – maybe on the train on the way home from work.
How will I know if it is helping?
Studies have shown that the use of online educational resources in conjunction with traditional face to face teaching methods greatly enhances student’s results. By monitoring the student’s usage and assessments to ensure regular usage and understanding, your students results at school will let you know if it is helping or not.
Is there any special equipment required and what does Skwirk work on?
The Skwirk programme operates on all devices PC’s, Macs, iPads, Android tablets and most mobile smart phones. A new iPhone & iPad App is currently being developed.
Is it safe?
Students have access to content within the safety of the Skwirk portal so they aren't subjected to popups, advertisements or unwanted content from other sites whilst completing their schoolwork.
What support is available?
How long per day is required on Skwirk for it to be useful?
This varies on the student’s ability and the Stage Level they are at. It also depends on whether it is being used with remedial or gifted and talented students.