Find out about our English qualifications for secondary schools and FE colleges, and see what professional development and resources are available to help you teach them.


On the English page on our qualifications website you can:

  • see all the English qualifications we offer
  • read updates from the English subject advisor
  • get teaching support
  • join the English teacher community
  • find key dates and timetables.

Go to the English qualifications page

Our English qualifications include:


AS and A levels

Functional Skills

International GCSEs

Edexcel Certificates

Browse resources by Key Stage

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 3 (11-14)

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 4 (14-16)

Key Stage 5 and post-16

Key Stage 5 and post-16

ActiveLearn Digital Service

Bringing together your planning, teaching and assessment across one service, ActiveLearn Digital Service (ALDS) saves you valuable time and provides all the assistance you and your learners need. It creates a personalised teaching and independent learning experience both in and outside the classroom.

Over 80% of UK schools use time-saving tools and innovative content to help them plan, teach, track and assess, all in one place. Will you join them?

Find out more about ALDS

Watch more case study videos

Watch the case study to see how ALDS could help improve teaching and learning in your school.

ActiveLearn Digital Service is an incredibly well-thought-out online innovation that is rich in content, support and learning... a learner-centric dynamo.

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Revision resources

Link to revision resources

Revision guides, workbooks and practice papers to help guide your students' revision in the classroom, at home or during independent study.

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York Notes

The leading companions to literature for GCSE and A level, York Notes will give your students the tips, hints and in-depth coverage they need to sail through their literature exams.

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Pearson Progression Services

With our blend of experience and our access to the best educators in the field, we have developed a straightforward, time-saving and reliable approach to tracking student progress in a world without National Curriculum levels.

Professional development

We have a comprehensive training and events programme to help you deliver our qualifications, understand the latest developments and use our online services.

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GCSE English Language 2015

In-school training

Book a half-day session with a specialist trainer who'll come to your school and show you how to get the most from your GCSE English Language 2015 resources.

Find out more and book online