Moving to Edexcel

Started teaching A level History with another exam board but considering moving to Edexcel? It's easy to start teaching our specification, and you'll find all the documents you need in our teaching and learning materials section. 

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Teaching and learning materials

To help get you started, we have a whole range of support including comprehensive schemes of work and topic booklets to provide you with extra guidance on the specification content. The following documents are just an example of how we can support you: 

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Why move to Edexcel?

It’s easy to begin teaching with us, so you can get started straight away. We've put together the following support package to make the transition to Edexcel stress free

  • Coherent structure, with wide ranging choice and all subject content requirements covered in the examined components.
  • Free choice of coursework topic, which can relate to one of the examined components.
  • Clear and balanced assessment structure, with accessible questions and consistent mark schemes.
  • Published resources and free teacher support for every topic in the specification.
  • Excellent progression from the new Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History for both content and assessment.

Next steps

Fill out our short Intention To Offer form so that we can keep you updated and send you your free welcome pack with all the information you need to get started.

Sign up for History updates

For extra information and History-related news, sign up to hear from our expert Subject Advisor Mark Battye. Mark is also available if you have any questions, and you can follow him on Twitter @Pearson_History.

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Still undecided?

Take a look at the walkthrough of our 'Getting Ready to Teach' event. The presentation will walk you through the specification content and assessment and tell you what other documents you need to access along the way. 

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Come along to one of our training events where you can network with colleagues and meet the Edexcel History team.

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