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.
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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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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.
Order a copy of our Poetry Anthology by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Key Dates 2018-19
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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 2018 / 19 CPD programme is now live.
Book your place on one of our teacher training 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.Book now
Here is a list of materials endorsed by WJEC to support the teaching and learning of this qualification.
- OUP Student Book
- OUP Teacher Companion
- Hodder Student Book
- Hodder Teacher Book
- Hodder English Literature Teaching & Learning Resources
- Hodder English Literature Whiteboard eTextbook
- Hodder English Literature Student eTextbook
Here is a list of non-endorsed materials which you may also find beneficial.
- Hodder English Literature Teacher Guide: An Inspector Calls
- Hodder English Literature Teacher Guide: A Christmas Carol
- Hodder English Literature Teacher Guide: Blood Brothers
- Hodder English Literature Teacher Guide: The Woman in Black
- Hodder English Literature Teacher Guide: Macbeth
- Hodder English Literature Teacher Guide: Romeo and Juliet
- Hodder English Literature Teacher Guide: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
- Hodder English Literature Teacher Guide: Lord of the Flies
- Co-teachability support
- GCSE English Literature Teacher Handbook
- Component 1 Section A: The Shakespeare Essay Question
- Component 1 Section A: The Shakespeare Extract Question
- Component 1 Section B: The Poetry Anthology
- Component 2 Section A: Post 1914 Prose Drama
- Component 2 Section B: 19th Century Prose
- Component 2 Section C: Unseen Poetry
- Online Exam Review
- Teacher ShareSpace
- NATE 2018 – James Ball
- NATE 2017 – Maggie Gee
- NATE 2016 – Tessa Hadley
- NATE 2015 – Jonathan Edwards and Paul Henry
- NATE 2014 – Owen Sheers and Dannie Abse
- Digital Resource: Romantic Poetry
- Order Poetry Anthology
- Approaching the closed book exams
- Text Tools Resource
- Nate 2015: Paul Henry and Jonathan Edwards
- Nate 2016: Tessa Hadley and Cynon Jones
- Exemplar Materials
- Eduqas Poetry Anthology Resources
- Approaches to the Shakespeare extract question
- Approaches to teaching unseen poetry
- Ways into Shakespeare
- Additional Digital Resources
- Using contexts effectively in response to poetry
- Approaches to 19th century texts in GCSE Literature and GCSE Language
All Course Materials
We offer a range of materials to support the teaching and learning of this qualification.
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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.