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The final assessment opportunity for this qualification (J355) was in summer 2016. Resit opportunities will be available in November 2016 and summer 2017.
Learn about resit arrangements for ‘legacy’ GCSEs, AS and A Levels
This qualification has been redeveloped for teaching from September 2015. To find out more visit our new qualification page below.
All learners beginning a new course of GCSE English will need to be working towards the new specifications. The QCA criteria for English see the introduction of a third GCSE: English, English Language and English Literature. All three GCSE English specifications have been designed to be enjoyable and inspiring, to allow you to make the most of your passion for English. They all provide good links to further study.