December 2023 teaching English update | Pearson qualifications

December 2023 teaching English update

1 December 2023

It’s been an action-packed half term in which we have received great feedback from teachers and used it to provide more opportunities for teachers to shape the support we offer.

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Spotlight on GCSE English Language 2.0, Lit in Colour, accessibility and inclusion

We're proud to be working hard to make sure all our assessments and resources are inclusive and accessible by design.

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New resources and support for Int GCSE English Language A and English Literature

Access exam walkthroughs for English Language A and English Literature, perfect to help students and teachers new to the specification understand the format. We also have some new suggested coursework titles for English Literature and a complete video guide to choosing the right entry and option codes when making your June 2024 exam entries.

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Access to scripts for summer 2023 closing on 15 December 2023

Don’t forget to download any scripts you want to use for teaching and learning by 15 December. You will not be able to access these thereafter.

Ofqual resilience guidance September 2023

On 21 September 2023, Ofqual published resilience guidance for centres delivering: GCSE, AS and A levels.

Read a summary on our new assessment support page
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November exam series for GCSE English Language and for Int GCSE English Language and English Literature key dates

Information on the dates when asssessment materials will be on the website, results and post results services dates.

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All set for the May/June 2024 exam series

Information on entry and submission deadlines, submission support sessions and exam timetables.

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A level news

English Language: publication of pre-release materials on 1.12.23

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Spring 2024 A level networks

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Seasons greetings

With the winter holiday a couple of weeks away, I hope the term is drawing to a good conclusion and wish you a peaceful break when it comes.



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