Teaching English - spring 2019 update

21 December 2018

Get the latest news on training and support for teaching English GCSE, International GCSE, A level and International A level.

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November 2018: results, assessment materials and post-results services

November 2018 results day is 17 January 2019

Secure mock for 1EN0: input marks by 8 February

Use our secure mock service, including standardisation scripts and training video to get an accurate picture of where your Y11 cohort are in relation to their targets.

Summer 2019: submitting your Spoken Language Endorsement grades and recordings by 15 May 2019

Book your free online support sessions:

28 February


Going over the practical aspects of delivering the Spoken Language Endorsement for GCSE English Language

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28 March


How to submit recordings & marks for the Spoken Language Endorsement

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Spring networks

Join us at a free local or online network where we’ll be looking at:

  • improving achievement in AO3 comparison (question 7b Language Paper 2)
  • the AO2 analysis of language and structure question, including exemplars
  • strategies to inject creativity into KS3.

Top 10 skills

Have you seen this free, great-looking set of tips on how to do key aspects of GCSE English Language?

Changes to Paper 2 of GCSE English Language 1EN0 02: 6 papers available

1ET0 Changes to Wendy Cope poem

Ordering free anthologies

International GCSE

January exam series

Summer 2019: submitting your coursework and Spoken Language Endorsement grades and recordings by 15 May 2019

Book your free online support sessions:

7 March


Going over the practical aspects of delivering the Spoken Language Endorsement for Int GCSE English Language A & B

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21 March


How to submit coursework marks, grades for the Spoken Language Endorsement and send your sample to your moderator (4EA1, 4EB1 and 4ET1)

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Pre-recorded exam feedback from the summer 2018 exam series

If you want to hear detailed analysis of areas of strength and weakness in the summer 2018 exams and to access additional exemplars, please reserve a departmental meeting to work through the training provided for 4EA1, 4EB1 and 4ET1.

Ordering free anthologies

Please note, students do not require clean copies of anthologies for exams. For 4EA1, texts are reproduced in the question paper. For 4ET1, the question paper contains an insert of all the Part 3 poems.

A level

Summer 2019 coursework submission 15 May 2019

Book your free online support session:

4 April


Going over the practical aspects of entering marks & getting your sample ready to send to your moderator

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Free local and online spring term networks

Book your place on a Literature network:

Interrogate student responses, identifying how to:
- Progress students from understanding and explaining (level 3) to analysing (level 4) of writer’s craft (AO2)
- Improve planning for the integration of connections between texts (AO1, AO4)
- Support the integration of critical interpretations (AO5)

Book your place on a Language and Literature network:
- Improve how their students approach unseen texts
- Ensure you’re taking a fully language and literature integrated approach to textual analysis
- Encourage students to adopt a ‘critical’ perspective on texts

Free coursework marking training

Do book onto a free coursework marking training event in January/February 2019 for English Literature, English Language or English Language and Literature.

Changes to 9ET0 02 and 03 for summer 2019

9EN0 03 pre-release materials and support session

With your Edexcel Online login, you will be able to access the following:

Ordering free anthologies

Subject advisor

Clare Haviland

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UK: 0333 016 4120
Intl: +44 (0)333 016 4120
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