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GCSE English language and GCSE English literature

Subject content and assessment objectives for GCSEs in English language and English literature for teaching from 2015.

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These publications set out the learning outcomes and content coverage required for GCSE specifications in English language and English literature. The new GCSEs in English language and English literature set higher expectations; they demand more from all students and provide further challenges for those aiming to achieve top grades.

New subject content and assessment objectives for GCSE mathematics have also been published.

The government’s response to the consultation on subject content for new GCSEs in English literature and English language, which will be taught in schools from September 2015, is also available.

Alongside this GCSE content, Ofqual has announced its decisionson the key characteristics of reformed GCSEs, including new arrangements for grading and assessment.

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