Wand and West Exe School

West Exe School is working collaboratively to help develop new content packages for the Wand learning platform. The Wand application will host a series of curriculum content as well as provide automated testing and reporting for GCSE lesson planning for teachers.

West Exe, part of the Ted Wragg Multi-Academy Trust, is a secondary school in Exeter, with a catchment area covering St Thomas, Aplington, and some parts of Exwick.  West Exe School consists of a diverse and large body of staff, all fully committed to the positive outcomes of the students who attend the school.

Wand Education is the technology platform that supports primary & secondary school teachers by providing access to a growing marketplace of high-class online content and learning support materials, automated marking and one-click reporting.  As a GSCE content support specialist, the Wand Solution is helping the forthcoming challenges with an exciting new package.

West Exe Content

Preparation in Education is everything. Planning has become essential in schools and academies to build a resolute template for success in the classroom and beyond.  Teachers are savvy, so let us help with that forward-thinking process by revealing the next level of packages available to Wand Education subscribers.

West Exe School, part of Ted Wragg MAT in Exeter, is one of Wand Education’s pilot schools. They have been working with Wand since 2017 as their testing and assessment system implemented at the school level.  West Exe will be providing the following top-level teaching resources:

The Package 

Easy to use multiple-choice questions to assess students’ knowledge and measure progress and attainment, the termly packages for each subject will include:

  • first week: baseline tests
  • final week: final test to measure progress
  • in the middle: 9 homework tests

What to Expect

Each subject and each topic will consist of 1 pre-test worksheet + 1 post-test worksheet + 9 homework worksheets, coming to an Estimated total of 1300 new worksheets for Wand users to download.  These will provide an average of 20 activities per lesson with a total combination of over 20,000 activities being readily available for use.  29 secondary school subjects covered will include; Art & Design, Biology, Business Vocational, Child Development, Chemistry, Computing, Citizenship, Dance, Drama Vocational, Economics, English, French, Food Vocational, Geography, History, Health & Social, IT Vocational, Mathematics, Music, Music Vocational, Product Design, Core PE, Physics, Physical Education GCSE Photography, Science, Spanish and Sport Vocational.

Benefits of the package – why should teachers use it

  • Reduction of teacher workload – already-made high-quality tests + automated marking + reports
  • Clear evidence on the progress of students -instant progress reports at school, class and student level
  • Easily identified gaps and knowledge


9th of September is the planned launch date with a few days extra outlined for segmented package release.

If you would like to know more about the West Exe package or any other of the teacher resources Wand can provide, please contact the support team on support@wand.education

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