Here you will find resources that related explicitly to the teaching of AQA’s GCSE English Language Papers.

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This sample workbook takes 10 extracts from across history and combines them with the Language paper questions on both papers. With everything from Ovid and Cicero to Priestley and Golding, this booklet takes your students on a literary journey. There are exam style questions and developmental prompts to help students begin to form their answers. [...]

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This workbook takes 20 extracts from across history and combines them with the Language paper questions on both papers. With everything from Ovid and Cicero to Priestley and Atwood, this booklet takes your students on a literary journey. There are exam style questions and developmental prompts to help students begin to form their answers. You [...]

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This simple revision guide will help your students as they revise the AQA GCSE English Language papers. It features vocabulary, reminders of the mark schemes, sentence starters and general reminders for each question. This is a great resource to use before assessment, or for students to have in front of them as they revise. It’s [...]

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This short extract from J.G. Ballard’s dystopian High Rise makes a fantastic introduction to Language Paper 1! With it’s shocking opening and continued ambiguity, this extract is fantastic for exploring language and structure, as well as providing some good debates. Download with my Language Paper 1 Section A scheme for some ideas on how to [...]

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This simple worksheet will help your students to plot out their own ideas before writing a story.

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This 3 week scheme covers key aspects of creative writing with reference to the GCSE Language Paper 1.

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This set of interesting photographs from around the world make ideal descriptive writing starters. Scaled to A3, they’re ideal for students to cut up and zoom in on key segments of an image. These also work well in carousels and group work.

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This one sheet homework tracker is editable so you can add your own homework policy. There are a combination of visual, writing and speaking tasks, plus further research tasks.

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This is a very structured approach to the reading section of Paper 1 that uses an extract from Poe's 'The Tell-Tale Heart'.

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​This is a very structured approach to the reading section of Paper 2 that uses the AQA Education specimen available on their website.

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A structured approach to writing section of paper 2, this lesson includes 2 helpful handouts that make it clear what is required in different writing types.

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Travel Writing

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This set of 10 non fiction and literary non fiction extracts are ideal for practising language paper skills and will definitely prompt some interesting class discussions!