Edexcel GCSE English Language (9-1) from 2015

Here, you'll find everything you need to plan and teach our new Edexcel GCSE (9-1) English Language 2015 (first assessment 2017).

We've developed our resources with leading experts and UK teachers, basing them on academic research and evidence-based pedagogies. 

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The Pearson Progression Scale and Map represent our view of how learning progresses in English, and provide you with richer insight into student performance. 

Find out more about the English Progression Scale and Map

We have a range of support for planning and delivery including assessment materials, schemes of work, course planners and more.

Support is available to help with exam preparation, including past papers, examWizard and ResultsPlus - a free online results analysis tool for teachers.

We've also have a range of paid-for resources available.

Find out more about the resources available to you

This makes it more manageable for you to find examples of 19th-century fiction for use in teaching and learning.

We use modern non-fiction texts found in everyday life, and teach skills required for effective communication in the real world.  

Qualifications training and CPD includes:

  • free online and face-to-face 'Getting Ready to Teach' events
  • pedagogy training
  • collaborative local network events in different regions.

Personal support includes:

  • a team of highly responsive subject experts who are always available to give you what you need via the English forum
  • your English Subject Advisor Clare Haviland, who is also on-hand to help
  • a series of network and training events.


GCSE English Language 2015 specification
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Qualification type:
General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)
Level 1/2
Accreditation status:
English Language
Specification codes:
UK and international
First teaching:
First assessment:

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Your subject advisor

Subject advisor
Clare Haviland, English subject advisor
Clare HavilandEnglish
UK: 020 7010 2183
Intl: +44 (0)20 7010 2183
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