UK International GCSE teachers: are you teaching the right specification for summer 2018?
This update reminds teachers delivering International GCSEs in English in the UK about the change to 9-1 specifications in summer 2018. This reminder does not apply to teachers delivering International GCSEs outside the UK.
January 2018: last ever sitting of 4EA0, 4EB0 and 4ET0 for UK centres
This is a reminder that the January 2018 exam series is the last ever sitting of the qualifications below for UK centres:
4EA0: International GCSE English Language, specification A
4EB0: International GCSE English Language, specification B
4ET0: International GCSE English Literature
UK centres are those located in England; the Channel Islands; the Isle of Man; Wales; Scotland and Northern Ireland.
In January 2018, students may use an option code to carry forward their coursework marks from a previous series. They may not submit new coursework.
There will be no carry forward of coursework marks from 4EA0 and 4ET0 to the 9-1 International GCSE specifications 4EA1, 4ET1 which have first sittings in summer 2018.
May/June 2018: first sitting of 4EA1, 4EB1 & 4ET1 for UK centres
In summer 2018, all students at UK centres wishing to sit an International GCSE in English Language or English Literature must be entered for the 9-1 International GCSE specifications:
4EA1: International GCSE English Language, specification A
4EB1: International GCSE English Language, specification B
4ET1: International GCSE English Literature
Entry deadline for summer 2018 exam series: 21 March 2018.