We’re pleased to share our brand new GCSE English Language (8700) practice papers, developed by our team of assessment experts.
They’re perfect for mock exams as they’re the same quality you'd expect from our live papers. You can be confident that they reflect the same balance, approach and expected standard as the live papers that students will sit next summer.
The new practice papers are:
We're working with Exampro to bring you a new marks comparison platform similar to our Enhanced Results Analysis (ERA), where you can upload your students' results for these papers and compare their performance nationally. We'll share more details on this soon!
It's crucial that you treat these papers as you would live question papers. Keeping them confidential means that any results data entered into the platform stays valid and reliable.
This means you'll need to:
If these papers are shared on social media, it could compromise the validity of students’ results, and subsequently the analysis of individual schools’ performance.
To make sure your students can't access these papers, they're in the Secure Key Materials (SKM) section of our secure extranet, e-AQA. They’re under GCSE > English > English Language (new specification) > Specimen Assessment Materials 4.
If you don’t already have e-AQA login details, talk to your exams officer today or see our e-AQA support page.
Let us know if you have any questions – we're happy to help. Get in touch on 0161 953 7504 or email Englishfirstname.lastname@example.org for advice and support.