How do subscriptions to the eLibraries for Hodder A-Level Review Magazines work?

There are 14 A-level subject magazine eLibraries available via JCS.

Titles are available across the Natural Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences and Sports & Physical Education.

Each magazine’s eLibrary includes online access to current issues along with archival content as far back as 2009 (with the exception of A-Level Law and RS Review, which are archive-only).

You can access free supplementary materials for each magazine issue in the Magazine Extras provided by Hodder Education.

Subjects available in Natural Sciences

Example of issues of Hodder's A-Level Biological Sciences Review. The first reads

Biological Sciences Review eLibrary

The Biological Sciences Review immerses users in the world of science and helps make the latest academic research accessible for your students. Content covers a range of essential topics and offers contemporary examples, guides to working with data and technical terms, and advice on carrying out experiments.

Features include key guidance on how to present data from investigations and how to improve exam answers.

Editorial board: Professor Liz Sheffield, University of Liverpool; Professor Catherine McCrohan, The University of Manchester; Professor Kevin Moffat, The University of Warwick; Professor Kevin O’Dell, University of Glasgow; Dr Ceri Harrop and Martin Rowland, Consultant Editors

Example of issues of Hodder's A-Level Chemistry Review. The first reads

Chemistry Review eLibrary

The Chemistry Review helps your users master Chemistry both in theory and in practice, with content written by subject experts specifically for A-Level students. Inside, students will discover articles that bring the subject to life through real-world applications, specific advice on how to approach practicals, and experiments to try and home or in class.

Features include ‘answer back’ columns which show students how to approach exams and ‘revision notes’ sections which go over tricky topics.

Editorial board: Anne Hodgson, University of York; Lisa Mayer, University of York; Lucy Gregg, University of York.

Physics Review eLibrary

Bring Physics A-Level to life with the Physics Review. Every issue in the e-library is packed with articles that make the latest research accessible and engaging for your learners. Plus, a focus on real-world applications of theory help students grasp exam content and understand its relevance.

Features include ‘exam talkback’ sections, showing students how to best approach hard topics in exams. Plus,  the ‘mathskit’ sections help students more easily explore and understand the maths used in A-level physics.

Editorial board: Professor Liz Sheffield, University of Liverpool; Professor Catherine McCrohan, The University of Manchester; Professor Kevin Moffat, The University of Warwick; Professor Kevin O’Dell, University of Glasgow; Dr Ceri Harrop and Martin Rowland, Consultant Editors.

Subjects available in Humanities & Arts

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A-level Law Review eLibrary

With a subscription to the A-level Law Review, your school can access content from 2009 – 2022. Along with in-depth explanations of key topics, users can also access exam guidance and studies of recent case studies.

Features include ‘Examination Focus’, helping students strengthen their understanding of core concepts and topics, as well as providing revision posters.

Editorial board: Giles Bayliss, Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College; Andrew Mitchell, Bourne Grammar School; Professor Kevin Moffat, The University of Warwick; Craig Beauman

English Review eLibrary

Give students the confidence they need to succeed in English A-Level with the English Review. This magazine is ideal for classroom and independent learning, providing advice for responding to unseen texts and fresh analysis of classic core texts. It’s packed with expert exam tips, detailed contextual information and current articles, all designed to enhance exam skills and deepen subject understanding.

Features include tips on essay-writing in exams, how to approach key texts in a fresh way and how to make the step up from GCSE to A-Level English.

Editorial board: Dr Nicola Onyett; Dr Pete Bunten; Luke McBratney; Michele Mendelssohn; Cicely Havely; Charlotte Purkis; Dr Lucy Hobbs.

Modern History Review eLibrary

This magazine is packed with focused and accessible content, designed to deepen subject knowledge and hone analytical skills. Every issue includes new perspectives on curriculum topics from leading historians and articles that help students understand the real-world context of history. What’s more, exam-style questions and discussion points in every new release help learners prepare for their final examinations and coursework (NEAs).

Features include  highlighting of exam links in the ‘specification links’ boxes  and the ‘exam skills’ series, which helps improve student revision.

Editorial board: Nicholas Fellows and Andrew Holland, Associate Editors; University of Warwick History department, including Professor Tim Lockley, Professor Christopher Read, Professor Sarah Richardson and Tracy Smith.

Religious Studies Review eLibrary

When subscribed to the RS Review, users gain access to an in-depth archive of issues and content spanning from 2009 to 2018. Every article is crafted by experts specifically for A-Level students. These bring clear explorations of core curriculum topics and concepts in Religious Studies, as well as key areas in Philosophy and Ethics.

Features include extra revision resources and lesson plans.

Subjects available in Social Sciences

Example of issues of Hodder's A-Level Business Review. The first reads

Business Review eLibrary

With the Business Review eLibrary, your users gain access to the latest real-world business case studies, explanations of key curriculum topics and links to recent business events. Content is crafted in understandable and engaging for A-Level students, while also clearly signposting the links to the exam specification.

Features include current and relevant content, case studies, exam guidance, and advice supporting independent research and study skills.

Editorial board: Ian Marcouse; Phil Waterhouse; Mark Hage, online editor.

Economic Review eLibrary

Ready to help sharpen students’ skills in economic theory and exams? Look no further than the Economic Review. By writing in language aimed at KS5 students, subject experts make recent academic research engaging and digestible for your learners. All content is accessible, supporting subject skills, independent research and exam work.

Features include ‘specification links’ to make topic connections clear, along with ‘quantitative skills’ sections. What’s more, the ‘question and answer’ series provides step-by-step guidance on answers exam questions.

Editorial board: Dr. Hannah-Louise Holmes, Manchester Metropolitan University; Professor Alvin Birdi, Economics Network and University of Bristol; Professor Caroline Elliott, Aston University; Jon Guest, Aston University; David Horner, Birkdale School; Professor Chris Jones, Aston University’ Ashley Lait, Economics Network.

Geography Review eLibrary

Choose the Geography Review as part of your package and help your students gain their highest grades. Contemporary case studies and coursework (NEA) tips are provided by experts in the field to help your learners learn, grow and succeed.

Features include regular focuses on theory and practical skills to help improve performance in both exams and fieldwork.

Editorial board: Professor Noel Castree, The University of Manchester; Professor Martin Evans, The University of Manchester; Professor Fiona Smyth, The University of Manchester; Professor Jamie Woodward, The University of Manchester; Juliet Rowson, Managing Editor; Cameron Dunn, Senior Examiner and Teacher; Dr. Simon Oakes, Senior Examiner and Consultant; David Redfern, A-Level Consultant and Chartered Educational Assessor.

Politics Review eLibrary

Each issue of the Politics Review brings fresh articles written for politics A-Level students. Content covers a range of topics, including UK, US and global politics, overviews of political concepts, and analyses of political thinkers.

Features include guidance on writing essays and exploring extract questions. Plus, the ‘exam eye’ sections supply sample exam answers and advice.

Editorial board: Nick Gallop, Editor; Jessica Hardy; Emma Kilheeney; Simon Lemieux; David Tuck.

Psychology Review eLibrary

With a subscription to the Psychology Review, your users can access expertly-written articles and content made for A-Level students. This e-library is packed with the latest psychology research, real-world case studies, and deep-dives into key topics, all designed to prepare learners for exam success. It also includes engaging practical experiments.

Features include the ‘in focus’ series and ‘spec check’ boxes with every article. Plus, the ‘Matt’s maths’ series brings guides on analysing practical data and A-Level statistics tips.

Editorial board: Cara Flanagan, Senior Editor; Anthony Curtis; Matt Jarvis; Phil Banyard.

Sociology Review eLibrary

With a subscription to the Psychology Review, your users can access expertly-written articles and content made for A-Level students. This e-library is packed with the latest psychology research, real-world case studies, and deep-dives into key topics, all designed to prepare learners for exam success. It also includes engaging practical experiments.

Features include the ‘in focus’ series and ‘spec check’ boxes with every article. Plus, the ‘Matt’s maths’ series brings guides on analysing practical data and A-Level statistics tips.

Editorial board: Cara Flanagan, Senior Editor; Anthony Curtis; Matt Jarvis; Phil Banyard.

Subjects available in Sports & Physical Education

PE Review eLibrary

The PE Review transforms complex and topical areas from the A-Level curriculum into accessible learning material for your students. Students are set up to achieve their best results with articles aligned with the exam specification, along with case studies and interviews that are ideal for classroom and solo learning.

Features include ‘exam focus’ articles and revision posters that explain important topics and show how to tackle them in exams. This includes skill acquisition, feedback and phases of learning. Plus, insights from elite athletes are featured, showing how A-level concepts are applied in real-world scenarios.

Editorial board: Symond Burrows; Sue Young.