eResources

On this page you will find links to many useful third party websites, many of which are specific to your course. Click on your course link to see what resources are available.

Here is a list of commonly used resources. Click an image link to go to that website.

Issues Online

An amazing resource of articles on numerous social issues
Anatomy TV

A wonderful interactive resource for how the human body works.
MediaPlus

A vast repository of 1000,000 images, video and sound that can be used in your assignments.
Phillip Allen Journals

A selection of journals targeted at A Level students. Password information can be found here on our Moodle page
Planet eStream

A huge selection of videos that you will find useful for your course.
Childlink A detailed database of news, papers, statistics, research, legislation and parliamentary proceedings.JISC Health and Social Care: High quality videos, guides, infographics and interactive learning materials that cover all mandatory NVQ level 2 and 3 health and social care units.Hairdressing Training A detailed database of video tutorials, quizzes and worksheets for hairdressing students. Videos and quizzes are also available to download.Vogue Archives An incredible resource for anyone with an interest in fashion. Explore back issue of Vogue!Adult Safeguarding Hub Access relevant and current information to assist you with understanding, practice, and decision making in relation to vulnerable adults.

General eResources for English, Maths, Exams & Revision

English

Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

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Free Rice; Test your vocabulary and every question you get right 10 grains of rice is donated to people in need.
Typeonline: Typeonline is a structured touch typing course. Use can this to learn how to touch type.
Sky Writer: Choose a letter then follow the plane with your finger to improve your handwriting
Grammar Monster: Everything you need to know about English grammar and punctuation.

Maths

Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

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Khan Academy: Learn Maths from basic to advanced from video tutorials and tests.
MathsWatch: Maths revision for GCSE and AS Level. Password information can be found here on our Moodle page
MyMaths: Great place to learn Maths. Password information can be found here on our Moodle page
100 Hunt: How quickly can you find the numbers?
Corbett Maths: An excellent maths resource where you can watch instructional videos and try sample questions.
Maths Genie: A great site for your maths revision. There are lots of how-to videos and lots of sample questions.

Exams & Revision

Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

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Revision World: Designed for GCSE, AS and A2 you'll find a wide range of information arranged by subject and topic.

Resources by course

Accounting

Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

DescriptionLink
Accounting Coach: Accounting Coach has 36 topics, each include an Explanation, Quiz, Questions and Answers and a Crossword.
Free Accounting School: A resource of 8 video lessons on the basics of accounting.

Art & Design
Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.
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The National Gallery: You can search the entire collection of The National Gallery. You can view the paintings in detail and discover information.
Your Paintings: The aim of Your Paintings is to show the entire national UK collection of oil paintings.
Art Project: You can access high resolution images of a large number of artworks from some of the world's leading galleries.
Getty Publications: A free digital back list of titles from the Getty Publications Archives with links to free eBooks available to read online or download
Tate Life Drawing Masterclass: Tate invited five well-known artists to teach a Life Drawing Masterclass, from their own unique perspective.
Childcare
Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.
DescriptionLink
Childlink: A detailed database of news, papers, statistics, research, legislation, parliamentary proceedings and more relating to children. Topics include welfare, education, health, justice, youth and employment.

How can I log in?
Within and outside of College - Click 'Login via your home institution' then find 'Northampton College IdP' in the menu and click 'Continue'. On the next page enter your Northampton College username and password and click 'Continue'.
Engineering, Electrical & Motor
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Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.
DescriptionLink
EEweb: This useful online scientific calculator has a very handy conversion side-bar that feeds directly into the calculator.
ESOL
Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.
DescriptionLink
Free Rice; Test your vocabulary and every question you get right 10 grains of rice is donated to people in need.
Typeonline: Typeonline is a structured touch typing course. Use can this to learn how to touch type.
Sky Writer: Choose a letter then follow the plane with your finger to improve your handwriting
Grammar Monster: Everything you need to know about English grammar and punctuation.
Fashion
Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.
DescriptionLink
Vogue Archives: An incredible resource for anyone with an interest in fashion. Explore back issue of Vogue!
Vogue Fashion Shows: Details and photos from all the major fashion shows all the way back to Autumn/Winter 2001-2
Fashion Trendsetter: Information about fashion trends and fashion forecasting.
Fashion Net: A search engine just for fashion. Fashion Net was the first fashion website on the internet.
Hair & Beauty
Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.
DescriptionLink
Hairdressing Training: A detailed database of video tutorials, quizzes and worksheets for hairdressing students. Videos and quizzes are also available to download.
UK Hairdressing: All the news you'll need about hairdressing in the UK
JISC Hairdressing Training: Online training for hairdressers with videos, interactive guides, quizzes and activities.
Health & Social Care
Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

DescriptionDescription
Adult Safeguarding Hub: This is a collaborative project lead by the Department of Health Social Services with the aim to provide a single point of focus for individuals to access relevant and current information to assist them with understanding, practice, and decision making in relation to vulnerable adults.
JISC Health and social care training: High quality videos, guides, infographics and interactive learning materials that cover all mandatory NVQ level 2 and 3 health and social care units.

For JISC, click on login and choose ‘Via your organisation’ and then choose ‘Northampton College’ from the drop-down menu. Use your college username and password to access the site.

Humanities inc. Geography
Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.
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The National Archives: 1,000 years of history. You can search records in the catalogue and you have access to educational resources.
National Geographic: News, maps, science, education, games, events and blogs - All about nature.
Law
Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.
DescriptionLink
All UK legislation, original (as enacted) and revised versions are published here.
Media & Photography
Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.
DescriptionLink
British Journal of Photography: For all the latest news regarding photography. You'll find creative photographs, reviews of technology, interview and opinion.
Media College: A series of tutorials on audio work.
Music
Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.
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Music Technology: The latest news about music technology.
Rocks Back Pages: The ultimate archive of music journalism... Over 28,000 articles on artists from Aaliyah to ZZ Top, on all genres from rockabilly to hip hop, by the finest music writers of the last 50 years.
Psychology
Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.
DescriptionLink
Issues Online: An amazing resource of articles on numerous social issues

How can I log in?
On the log in page click 'Log in using your home institution'. Type 'Northampton College IdP' into the search box and click 'Continue'. Type your Northampton College username and password and click 'Continue'.
Public Services
DescriptionLink
Anatomy TV: A great resource for Anatomy and Physiology. It has detailed 3D images of the bodily systems and detailed descriptions of how they function.

How can I log in?
In the drop-down menu choose 'UK Access Management Federation'. Then find 'Northampton College IdP' and click 'Login'. Type in your Northampton College username and password and click 'Continue'. Once you've logged in click 'Primal Pictures'.
Science
DescriptionLink
Anatomy TV: A great resource for Anatomy and Physiology. It has detailed 3D images of the bodily systems and detailed descriptions of how they function.

How can I log in?
In the drop-down menu choose 'UK Access Management Federation'. Then find 'Northampton College IdP' and click 'Login'. Type in your Northampton College username and password and click 'Continue'. Once you've logged in click 'Primal Pictures'.
Sociology
DescriptionLink
Anatomy TV by Primal Pictures is a great resource for Anatomy and Physiology. It has detailed 3D images of the bodily systems and detailed descriptions of how they function.
Issues Online is a huge database of articles on social issues. It covers a wide range of topics including crime, drugs, economics, environment, family, health, science and more.

Anatomy TV Log In - In the drop-down menu choose 'UK Access Management Federation'. Then find 'Northampton College IdP' and click 'Login'. Type in your Northampton College username and password and click 'Continue'. Once you've logged in click 'Primal Pictures.

Issues Online Log In - On the log in page click 'Log in using your home institution'. Type 'Northampton College IdP' into the search box and click 'Continue'. Type your Northampton College username and password and click 'Continue'.

Sport
DescriptionLink
Anatomy TV: A great resource for Anatomy and Physiology. It has detailed 3D images of the bodily systems and detailed descriptions of how they function.

How can I log in?
In the drop-down menu choose 'UK Access Management Federation'. Then find 'Northampton College IdP' and click 'Login'. Type in your Northampton College username and password and click 'Continue'. Once you've logged in click 'Primal Pictures'.
Supported Learning
Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.
DescriptionLink
Sensory World: Explore the house with many different activities and experiences designed for people with learning disabilities.