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Digital Books

You can now download a range of free digital, multitouch books produced in-house by our teachers and our Digital Developer at The de Ferrers Academy. These are interactive and immersive, designed to help students explore key idaes using their iPad.

Go to www.itunes/com/deferrers or search for 'de ferrers' in iTunes or the iBook Store.

We also have a number of books produced as part of an innovative project with PGCE students from The University of Nottingham, supported by Apple. 26 Initial Teacher Trainee students spent a week at The Academy in June 2016, June 2017 & May 2018 learning how to create digital books and instructional video on Mac and iPad, with tutoring from University lecturers, digital authors and Apple Distinguished Educators.

The project was a finalist for the TES Digital Innovation Awards in 2017.

We will be repeating the project in May 2019.

All these books have been made available (free) in 51 countries, for any staff/students to download and use.

SUBJECT AREA

Title

Author

Weblink

ENGLISH

Structures (GCSE)

Jordan Baxter, Elizabeth Cordes, Stevem Greatorex

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/structures/id1390341879?mt=13 

Frankenstein (A level)

Arvyn Braich

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/mary-shelleys-frankenstein/id1390349471?mt=13 

Romeo & Julet (GCSE)

Harry Arthur 

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/romeo-and-juliet/id1076045528?mt=13 

An Inspector Calls (GCSE)

Harry Arthur 

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/an-inspector-calls/id1140558377?mt=13 

A Christmas Carol (GCSE)

Harry Arthur 

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/a-christmas-carol/id1096875864?mt=13 

Of Mice and Men (GCSE)

Harry Arthur 

 https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/of-mice-and-men/id1140567202?mt=13

Power & Conflict Poetry (GCSE)

Geoff Kirby, Lauren Woodford, Beth Merrick, Jasmine Grainger

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/power-and-conflict-poetry/id1116390702?mt=13

 

 

 

 

MATHS

Circle Theorems (GCSE)

Charlotte Fisher, Yuni Li

 https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/circle-theorems/id1390218669?mt=13 

Using Algebra: Real life problems (GCSE)

Bethany Birley, Karl Glendenning, Richard Kier

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/using-algebra-real-life-problems/id1116392269?mt=13

Differentiation (A level)

Patrick Jackson, Ruth Matthew, Phoebe Mulligan, Matthew Tomlin

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/differentiation/id1390227115?mt=13 

Using Trigonometry: Climbing the mountain (GCSE)

Jacob Strauss, Aron Pullen

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/using-trigonometry-climbing-the-mountain/id1116246750?mt=13

Pythagoras’ Theorem (GCSE)

Abigail Painter, Laurence Cook

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/pythagoras-theorem/id1237343372?mt=13

Using Fractions: Real life problems (GCSE)

Mike Lindsay & Robert Bartlett

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/using-fractions-real-life-problems/id1116394291?mt=13

What is X? Solving equations (GCSE)

Alex O’Connell, Stephen Wan, Chemara Dennis

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/what-is-x-solving-equations/id1239516326?mt=13

Algebra: Equations & Inequalities (GCSE)

Stephen Pearce

 https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/algebra-equations-and-inequalities/id1239888968?mt=13 

Speed: How fast is Usain Bolt? (GCSE)

Ashley Blakemore

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/speed-how-fast-is-usain-bolt/id1239539708?mt=13

Transformations: Translation, Rotation & Reflection (GCSE)

Neira Milijkovic, Muhammed Saeed, Paulo Terzaga

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/transformations-translation-rotation-and-reflection/id1237728424?mt=13

Mechanics: Collisions (A level)

Dominic Tope, Stuart Pattullo

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/mechanics-collisions/id1238298543?mt=13

 

 

 

 

SCIENCE

Radioactivity (GCSE Physics)

Greg Hughes

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/radioactivity/id1073255218?mt=13

Heat Energy (GCSE Physics)

Greg Hughes

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/heat-energy/id1229344075?mt=13

DNA (GCSE Biology)

Chloe Leyland, Harminda Surana

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/dna/id1389497800?mt=11 

Electricity (GCSE Physics)

Greg Hughes

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/gcse-physics-electric-circuits/id1101674594?mt=13

Hydrocarbons (GCSE Chemistry)

Briony Shipsides, Harry Martin

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/hydrocarbons/id1389491150?mt=13 

History of the Atom (GCSE Physics)

Humaira Tariq,  Jerry Vellaringattu

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/history-of-the-atom/id1390220208?mt=13 

Life Cycles of stars (GCSE Physics)

Greg Hughes

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/life-cycles-of-stars/id1081594754?mt=13

The Big Bang Theory (GCSE Physics)

Greg Hughes

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/the-big-bang-theory/id1391355891?mt=13 

Forces & Motion (GCSE Physics)

Christopher Forrest

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/forces-and-motion/id1116395258?mt=13

The Periodic Table (GCSE Chemistry)

Colleen Winter, Jennifer England, Mike Swanwick, Calicia Daniel

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/the-periodic-table/id1236914759?mt=13

The Electromagnetic Spectrum (GCSE Physics)

Anthony Moore

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/the-electromagnetic-spectrum/id1116393306?mt=13

 

 

 

 

HUMANITIES

Physical causes of Climate Change (GCSE Geography)

Marnie Calwell, Natalia Kruk

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/physical-causes-of-climate-change/id1389525957?mt=13

Norman Conquest (GCSE History)

Samuel Grreen

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/norman-conquest/id1390344014?mt=13 

Nazi Germany 1: The Weimar Republic (GCSE History)

Dean Baxter, Tom Calvert, Stephen Nickell

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/nazi-germany-the-weimar-republic/id1117133632?mt=13

Nazi Germany 2: Hitler’s Rise to Power (GCSE History)

Jake Poplawski, Ashley Wood

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/nazi-germany-hitlers-rise-to-power/id1117135087?mt=13

Nazi Germany 3: Control & Opposition (GCSE History)

Jack Pestell

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/nazi-germany-control-and-opposition/id1390661372?mt=13 

 

 

 

 

MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Photo Card (GCSE Spanish)

Jessica Emery & Edward Thorold

COMING SOON

The Perfect Tense (GCSE French)

Nicola Jones, Fay Lomax, Emma Walker, Aylin Doerpinghaus

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/the-perfect-tense-holidays/id1116288732?mt=13

Using Spanish in the classroom (GCSE Spanish)

Michael Dean, Fiona Adie, Chrystalla Achilleos

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/using-spanish-in-the-classroom/id1240884999?mt=13

 

 

 

 

PE

Movement Analysis & Levers (GCSE PE)

Rebecca Berger-North

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/movement-analysis-levers/id1389544052?mt=13 

 

 

 

 

CREATIVE ARTS

Colour Theory (GCSE Art)

Olivia Lister

COMING SOON

Portraits guide (GCSE Art)

Eliza Embley

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/portraits-guide/id1240396175?mt=13

 

 

 

 

ENTERPRISE

Economic Methodology and the Economic Problem (A level Economics)

Tom Riley

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/1-1-economic-methodology-and-the-economic-problem/id1077903094?mt=13

 

 

 

 

DESIGN TECHNOLOGY

The story behind Food (GCSE Food)

Gill Wildman, Claire Hill

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/the-story-behind-food/id1140522927?mt=13