Pearson Edexcel GCSE English Language 2.0 (9–1) from 2021

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GCSE 9-1 English Language 2.0: Lift specification
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First teaching: 2021

First assessment: 2022

Our new GCSE (9–1) English Language qualification has been designed to engage and motivate students through a choice of contemporary texts, relatable modern themes, and real-world writing tasks.

We are offering this GCSE as an alternative option to our current GCSE English Language (1EN0), not as a replacement.

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Useful documents

Useful documents pack
Useful Documents Pack - including SAMs
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FAQs - Schools
FAQs - Schools
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Qualification guide
Qualification Guide
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Lit in Colour: Unseen text anthology

We are committed to ensuring that every learner has the chance to experience the benefits that a diverse curriculum brings. Therefore, as part of students’ preparation for GCSE (9–1) English Language 2.0, we have developed a new, diverse Unseen Text Anthology with Penguin Random House UK and The Runnymede Trust.

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