Languages

Interested in the Edexcel Certificate or revised International GCSEs?
This update offers a quick overview of the Edexcel Certificate and International GCSEs with key links and related FAQs.

Accessing summer GCSE 2013 moderator reports
Instructions on how to download summer 2013 moderators' feedback on the GCSE controlled assessment units for speaking.

Schools supporting excellence in languages
Information about a range of DfE-funded projects undertaken in school in response to Ofqual concerns and following on from language audits.

Teaching languages through football – Arsenal Double Club Languages
KS2 and KS3 project to link language learning with fooball - motivational for young students.

Confirmed dates for new GCSE and A level qualifications
Confirmed dates for first teaching and first examination of new GCSE and A level qualifications.

Getting ready for the Edexcel orals
At a glance information and support for teachers and exams officers to help them prepare for orals.

Getting to grips with controlled assessments 2015
Quick links, key documents and FAQs to help you prepare for the GCSE controlled assessment submissions.

New World Cup languages initiative with Arsenal Football Club
A new initiative linking language learning to the upcoming 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Changes to GCSEs in languages in 2016 and how to get involved
The latest subject content and assessment objectives for new GCSEs for first teaching in 2016 and how to get involved in our teacher panel.

GCE A level 2016 and linked Ofqual consultation
A draft of proposed subject content for the new A levels in Modern Foreign Languages and a linked Ofqual consultation have now been published.

Languages GCSE redevelopments
Summary update on GCSE developments and the linked Ofqual consultation analysis.

Enquiries about results - summer 2014
Support for centres about summer 2014 results with references to services and support.

Accessing your GCSE moderator reports this summer - 2014
How to access your GCSE moderator reports this summer.

Important: 2015 entry deadlines, oral exam windows and other key dates for language teachers
Make a note of the 2015 entry deadlines, oral exam windows and other key dates for language teachers.

Getting ready for the 2015 orals
This update includes comprehensive guidance, dates and FAQs to help teachers and exam officers arrange and prepare for oral exams and assessments.

New draft 2016 GCSEs in French, German and Spanish specification now available
Download the new draft Pearson Edexcel 2016 GCSEs in French, German and Spanish specification and sample assessment materials.

Key guidance, dates and qualification information
To try to save you time at this busy this time of year calling, emailing or searching for information on our website, here are some useful links for you.

Accessing sound files and transcripts for live listening examinations
Sound files for our listening examinations are available for download through our special live materials secure download service (SDS). Find out how to get started.

Ready for summer 2015 results day
This update summarises how to access documents and services that you may need during the summer 2015 results period.

New GCE 2016 French, German and Spanish submissions
An update on new GCE 2016 submissions for French, German and Spanish.

Getting ready for the 2016 orals
An update on the forthcoming 2016 oral examinations or controlled speaking assessments.

Spelling reforms from the French Academy
An update on the impact of the French language spelling reforms on Pearson qualifications.

Getting ready for the summer 2016 GCSE languages controlled assessments submissions
This update contains a reminder of the guidance available to support you as you process the GCSE controlled assessments submissions from your centre.

Amendments to GCE Modern Foreign Languages OR1 and OR3 Oral forms
We've made some minor amendments to the wording of the OR1 and OR3 Oral forms.

Ready for summer 2016 results day
This update summarises how to access documents and services that you may need during the summer 2016 results period.

GCSEs and A levels in lesser-taught languages: first teaching 2018
Pearson will be offering redeveloped Edexcel A level qualifications in a range of lesser-taught languages for first teaching in 2018 and first A level assessment in 2020.

Publisher support for new 2017 GCSE in Chinese
News about forthcoming publisher support for new 2017 GCSE in Chinese

Modern Foreign Languages: July 2017 update
Read the latest information on Edexcel A level Modern Foreign Languages, including key dates, latest news and training events. This update will also cover details on preparing for results day.

Links to the 2018 timetables and oral windows
Discover the dates for the 2018 and oral windows for all Pearson-Edexcel language qualifications and gain easy access to the 2018 timetables.

Scaling on AS French, AS German and AS Spanish (2016 specification)
Scaling of marks for AS French, AS German and AS Spanish (2016 specification)

Linking with others for Visiting Examiner-conducted orals in 2018
Find out more about how you can work with other centres with small candidate numbers to form a consortium hub for Visiting Examiner conducted orals in 2018.

Understanding the prescribed sequencing grid for the 9-1 GCSE orals
Find out more about how to apply the sequencing requirements for the 9-1 GCSE orals.

Entry deadlines for Summer 2018
This update contains details of the entry deadlines for the Summer 2018 series.

Examiner vacancies for Summer 2018
Pearson have exciting opportunities for Languages teachers to become Examiners for our Edexcel GCSE, International GCSE and A Level Languages qualifications.

Support for the 2018 speaking tests all in one place
Find key guidance, forms and documents for the all speaking tests across all Pearson Edexcel language qualifications in one place.

Getting Ready for Results summer 2018: 9-1 GCSE French, German and Spanish
Getting Ready for Results summer 2018: 9-1 GCSE French, German and Spanish

Getting ready for results summer 2018: A Level Languages
Getting ready for results summer 2018: GCSE

Getting Ready for Results summer 2018: GCSE Arabic, Greek, Japanese and Russian
Getting Ready for Results summer 2018: 9-1 GCSE Arabic, Greek, Japanese and Russian

Getting Ready for Results summer 2018: GCSE Chinese, Italian and Urdu
Getting Ready for Results summer 2018: 9-1 GCSE Chinese, Italian and Urdu

Scaling support for A level French, German and Spanish (2016 specifications)
Discover more about scaling and its impact on the raw marks for A levels in French, German and Spanish.

Scaling support for AS Languages (2016 and 2017 specifications)
Discover more about how the raw marks are scaled in the 2016 AS qualifications in French, German and Spanish and the 2017 AS qualifications in Chinese, Italian and Russian.

Scaling support for GCSEs in French, German and Spanish
Scaling support for GCSEs in French, German and Spanish.

2018-2019 speaking test windows and entries
2018-2019 speaking test windows and entries

Withdrawal of Edexcel Entry Level Certificate qualifications
A number of Edexcel Entry Level Certificates have now been withdrawn and are no longer available for assessment.

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