GCSE 2012 English reforms: Impact on Edexcel GCSE English Language specification
The Edexcel GCSE 2010 modular English Language specification is available to download below and has a final assessment window of November 2013.
The Edexcel GCSE 2012 linear English Language specification for first teaching in September 2012 (for two-year courses) and first assessment in June 2014 has now been accredited by Ofqual and is also available below. The main changes are:
No content change to the specification
Linear assessment structure: all units are taken at the end of the course
An additional assessment window available in November for retakes
Units cannot be resat before cash-in.
Read more about the GCSE 2012 reforms
Please note that the materials below refer to the GCSE weightings of 40% examination and 60% controlled assessment (including 20% speaking and listening). These will be updated shortly to reflect the changes required by Ofqual for summer 2014
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