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GCSE (9-1) English Literature

Co-teachability across GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature with supporting co-teachability resource.
Our 'exploding extract' ("source-based") questions allow for a variety of teaching approaches that enable teachers to differentiate and allow students to approach the task in the way that suits them best.
Question stems are straightforward and indicate the assessment objectives being assessed in each question.
Marked exemplar available from our Online Exam Review website.

Why switch to Eduqas for GCSE English Literature?

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Online Exam Review

Marked exemplar from the Summer 2018 examinations can now be downloaded from our Online Exam Review website.

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The aim is to create an interactive map to support centres wishing to share experiences and ideas online and face-to-face. Sign up here

Step-by-step guide to switching to Eduqas

Compare and contrast the Eduqas specifications with the other major examination boards and find out why Eduqas is the right choice for your students.

Inside English Blog

The Inside English Blog will give subject-specific information as well as sharing teaching ideas, details of resources and ways to use them, and reflections from members of our English team.

The latest guest blog gives teachers Five tips for teaching the Poetry Anthology.

Poetry Anthology

Order a copies of our Poetry Anthology by emailing poetryanthology@eduqas.co.uk. In your email please state your centre name, centre number and the number of copies you require.

Key Dates 2018-19

View our key dates for English Literature

Other Levels AS/A level Entry Level
Examiners' Reports
GCSE English Literature Examiners' Report Summer 2019.pdf

Our GCSE (9-1) English Literature specification has been accredited by Ofqual. The specification is available to teach in schools and colleges in England from September 2015. 

The sample assessment materials include exemplar question papers and mark schemes. 

Training Courses for Teachers

Our 2019 / 2020 CPD programme is now live.

Book your place on one of our teacher training courses to learn more about the specification and sample assessment materials including assessment objectives, examination structure and other key areas.

Courses are available all over the UK as well as online.

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All Course Materials

We offer a range of materials to support the teaching and learning of this qualification.

Subject News

Poetry Anthology

A sample copy of the poetry anthology has been sent out to all centres who are currently with us. Copies of the Poetry Anthology can be ordered via the link below.


In your email, please state your centre name, centre number and the number of copies you require.