Summer 2021 exam support

No changes to Pearson Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies B assessments for 2021.

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We can confirm that there will be no changes to the qualification, specification or assessments for Pearson Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies B for the 2021 exam series.

We will be supporting you and your students every step of the way with the 2021 assessment series. You can find out more about all the support we have available in our Course materials and Teaching support tabs.

Preparing for Summer 2021: Pearson support materials

Below is a table with some useful hyperlinks to support materials on the Pearson website, which may be useful for you to use when teaching your year 11 students.

Support type and hyperlink Description
Past exam papers The 2018 and 2019 exam series papers including question papers, mark schemes and examiner reports
Student exemplars materials (PDF | 362KB) Examples of student responses from the 2018 exam series with examiner commentary
Course Planner

Two editable course planner for you to adapt

Schemes of work Editable schemes of work covering all papers for you to adapt
Useful Terminology (PDF | 1.5 MB) Definitions of key terminology from the specification content
Command words (PDF | 367 KB) Definition and requirements for each of the command words used in the assessments