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Post-16 English and mathematics

Helping every learner maximise their potential in English and Mathematics

We provide a range of qualification pathways and plenty of resources and support, ensuring that all learners can build confidence and succeed in English and Maths, whatever their background or learning style. 

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Post-16 GCSE


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Our clear, accessible GCSE assessments are supported with free resources designed specifically to help you plan and deliver them as a post-16 resit.

We’re committed to delivering consistent, reliable exams for Pearson Edexcel GCSE Maths which are accessible to all types of learner. 

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Our GCSE 9-1 English Language qualifications offer you clear and engaging assessments, and include our new GCSE (9–1) English Language 2.0 qualification, designed to engage and motivate students through a choice of contemporary texts, relatable modern themes, and real-world writing tasks.

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GCSE English Language

GCSE English Language 2.0

Technical and vocational qualifications


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Our technical and vocational qualifications help learners develop and apply the knowledge, skills and behaviours that they’ll need later in life. 

Pearson Functional Skills are qualifications in English, Mathematics and ICT that equip learners with the practical skills needed to live, learn and work successfully. They are available in England only from Entry 1 to Level 2. Suitable for learners of all ages, they’re also an accepted part of all Apprenticeship standards in England.

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Available from Entry Level 1 to Level 3, Edexcel Essential Skills Wales are the only basic skills qualifications offered in Wales. They can be taught as stand-alone qualifications or as a key component of other qualifications, including Apprenticeships.

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Pearson ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Skills for Life qualifications support learners whose first language is not English, helping them gain the communication skills needed to progress in the workplace, education and beyond.

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Our Edexcel Awards in mathematics are stand-alone qualifications designed to help students build their confidence and skills in different areas of maths.

Number and Measure Level 1 and 2 qualifications
Algebra Level 2 and 3 qualifications

A Levels and Level 3 qualifications


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Pearson Edexcel A levels and Level 3 qualifications give students the chance to develop intellectually as they explore a subject in great depth.

We offer a wide range of options for AS and A level, so you can tailor the course to your department’s and your students’ preferences.

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AS and A Level Mathematics and Further Mathematics

AS and A Level Statistics

Our accredited AS and A level English Language and English literature qualifications feature extensive support to help you plan and implement teaching.

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AS and A level English Language

AS and A level English Literature

AS and A level English Language and Literature

This engaging and relevant post-16 qualification is designed to improve learners’ knowledge of mathematics and enable them to apply it in real-world contexts, preparing them for a wide range of future studies and employment.

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