English – Language

English Exam Board: Edexcel
Summer 2022 Exam Dates:
Wednesday 18 May 9:00am Paper 1 1 hour 45 mins
Friday 10 June 9:00am Paper 2 2 hours 5 min

Important Information:

The English Language qualification consists of two externally examined components and one endorsement for Spoken Language:

  • Component 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing [40%]
  • Component 2: Non-fiction and Transactional Writing [60%]
  • Spoken Language Endorsement [Internally assessed under controlled conditions]

2022 Exam Board Advance Information:

English Language Paper 2 Reading Section:

  • Text 1: 20th Century extract from a magazine article
  • Text 2: 21st Century extract from a memoir

English Language Paper 2 Writing Section:

Choice of either:

  • An article
  • A letter
English Language Advance Information

Other Support:

Suggested Revision Websites:

BBC Bitesize: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/examspecs/zgvg6fr

Edexcel Website: https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/english-language-2015.html