GCSE (9-1) English Literature
Why choose WJEC Eduqas English Literature?
English Language and Literature are co-teachable
A long history of setting unseen material and closed text examinations
An exciting and inspiring range of texts
A free poetry anthology with an accompanying free CD-Rom containing resources for teachers
Source based questions which allow candidates to access AO2
GCSE (9-1) Grading
From 2017, reformed GCSEs in England will be graded 9 to 1, find out more about the GCSE 9-1 grading scale
Key Dates 2016-17
View our key dates for English Literature
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 specimen assessment materials include exemplar question papers and mark schemes.
GCSE (9-1) English Literature Training Courses for Teachers
- GCSE English Literature Teacher Handbook
- Teacher ShareSpace
- Digital Resource: Romantic Poetry
- Order Poetry Anthology
- Additional Digital Resources
- Ofqual Grade Descriptors for GCSE 9-1 English Literature
- Text Tools Resource
- Nate 2015: Paul Henry and Jonathan Edwards
- Nate 2016: Tessa Hadley and Cynon Jones
- Exemplar Materials
- Eduqas Poetry Anthology Resources
- Ofqual - Awarding for 2017
- Approaches to the Shakespeare extract question
- Approaches to teaching closed texts
All Course Materials
We offer a range of materials to support the teaching and learning of this qualification.
Switching to us is easy
As a teacher delivering Ofqual reformed GCSE (9-1), AS and A level qualifications, have you ...
Explore new ways of teaching: thematic training events for English
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Introducing the new GCSE 9 to 1 grading
From 2017, reformed GCSEs in England will be graded 9 to 1, and will ultimately replace the current A*...
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.
Current WJEC Specification
WJEC continues to provide support and training to all UK schools and colleges teaching our WJEC GCSE English Literature specification. This qualification continues to run in England until its final assessment, by which time the WJEC Eduqas qualification will already be available to schools and colleges.