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Nightingale Academy

Learning with truth and love

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Learning with truth and love



Year 12

Year 13



Making an Impact:

Access code:  FLIJE9CN 

Redemptions available:  30 

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Critical Thinking:

Access code: EHW669TG 

Redemptions available: 30 

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The Open University

Building confidence in using learning forums (Level 1)



Careers Education and Guidance (Level 2 intermediate)



For a vast array of FREE course through The Open University, check out:

Why study a free course on OpenLearn?

Our courses have been proven to increase confidence and develop the skills needed to enter Higher Education and succeed with learning.

You can choose an OpenLearn course from a wide range of subjects. Some are based on Open University course materials. Others are written specifically for OpenLearn.


What are the advantages?

  • OpenLearn free courses are available immediately

Our courses do not have a start and end date. You can start right away or at a time that suits you.


  • You can work through at your own pace

You can spend as long as you like on an OpenLearn course, plus, if you sign up you can track your progress and work towards a statement of participation.


  • There are around 1000 courses to choose from

The courses always focus on a specific area of learning. Some focus on important and fascinating academic subjects, whilst others help you develop skills needed for study or work.


  • You can try out what's on offer from The Open University

If you're interested in taking an Open University course but are not sure what to study or if distance learning is right for you, then OpenLearn lets you get a feel for what's on offer.


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If you are in Year 13 and planning on going on to university this year or are in Year 12 and wondering what you are going to do after your A Levels - studying a MOOC will have lots of benefits;

  • They are usually free to study.
  • There are hundreds of different short courses available and they offer an opportunity to focus on subjects you are studying now or are interested in studying at university. The courses also offer a chance for you to try something new and develop an area of interest.
  • You do not need any qualifications to start the course, and they maybe as little as 2 hours a week - so you could always do several different courses.
  • Although you may not get a formal qualification, the knowledge gained from doing one could help you prepare for higher education, or choose a course - and they are great to mention on your personal statement too.

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