KS3 English

Have you prepared your teaching for the new English programme of study coming into effect this September?

We know it’s a challenge, but we're here to help! Find out below about the key changes and how our new print and digital resources will help every one of your students. 
AQA GCSE English

Grade-boosting resources from former Principal Examiner Keith Brindle and a team of teaching and assessment experts.

We did not submit these resources to AQA for approval. Our author team of senior examiners and teachers matched the resources to the 2015 AQA GCSE   (9–1) English Language and Literature specifications.
AQA GCSE English Language & English Literature

Everything you need for success

  • AQA-approved differentiated Student’s Books for Foundation and Higher
  • Detailed guidance on preparing for the Controlled Assessment tasks
  • An exact match to the new specification
  • Unrivalled support for lower ability students
  • High quality digital resources that support the printed material
AS/A-level English Literature Workbooks

Check, reinforce and improve critical skills and textual understanding to give students the best chance of success in their AS/A-level English Literature exams.

New for 2018, this series of Workbooks supports the 2015 A-level specifications, with over 150 activities for each set text.

Our Student Book has been endorsed for use with the 2017 CCEA GCSE English Language specification. We also have a range of print and digital resources to support both Language and Literature.

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English for Common Entrance

Succeed in your exams with resources designed specifically for the brand new Common Entrance English syllabus.

English for Common Entrance Study and Revision Guide and English for Common Entrance 13+ Practice Book
Core English for Key Stage 3

Motivate your students to achieve real progress.

Core English is a set of resources created to be used flexibly and designed so that students can make real progress in Reading and Writing at 11-14, in readiness for GCSE and beyond.
English Review Magazine

Give your students the edge they need to achieve their best grades with spec-specific expertise at A-level.

Topical articles, fresh literary analysis and expert exam advice will deepen your students' subject knowledge and help them develop independent learning skills.

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Globe Education Shakespeare for GCSE

Direct your students to achieve stand-out success in their Shakespeare questions with the only GCSE play texts matched to the 2015 AQA and WJEC Eduqas specifications.

Packed with grade-boosting exam-focused activities and insider insights, these books offer you much more than a normal play text.
Globe Education Shorter Shakespeare

Get straight to the heart of Shakespeare’s plays and watch your students’ confidence and understanding develop faster with these abridged play texts from Globe Education.

To find out more about the free online Teaching and Learning Resources for each play click here.
Shakespeare Day: Get 20% off all Shakespeare titles

To celebrate Shakespeare Day we’re offering 20% off our range of KS3, GCSE and AS/A-level Shakespeare titles.

Simply enter WQ0007412 at the checkout to save 20% on all Shakespeare titles available below*
Study and Revise for GCSE and AS/A-level

These literature guides help students read, analyse and revise their set texts throughout the course to achieve their best grade in English literature.

Choose from 19 GCSE and 19 AS/A-level titles matched to the 2015 specifications.
WJEC Eduqas GCSE English

Our Student Books have been endorsed by WJEC Eduqas for the 2015 GCSE (9–1) English Language and Literature specifications. They are supported by a range of print and digital resources.

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GCSE English

We have a range of print and digital resources for the AQA, WJEC Eduqas, WJEC and CCEA GCSE English Language and Literature specifications.

Click on your specification below to see the available resources.
Globe Education Shakespeare

A powerful, theatre-based approach to teaching Shakespeare, direct from Shakespeare's Globe.

Activities and unique resources enable students to engage actively with each play’s language and key themes in both print and digital formats. They are designed for use across Key Stages 3 and 4 with an emphasis on developing students' enthusiasm, understanding and achievement.
Globe Education Shakespeare iBooks

Get Shakespeare on your iPad in the classroom

Available exclusively on the iBookstore, the Globe Education Shakespeare iBooks textbooks offer a fresh approach to engaging 11 to 16 year olds, helping them to understand Shakespeare’s plays as performance texts. The editions feature activities from the rehearsal room and provide an insight into the way Shakespeare is created in performance today, allowing students to experience the same process of exploration and discovery as actors at Shakespeare’s Globe.
Hodder Graphics

Accessible, graphic versions of the most popular GCSE set texts, designed to support inclusion and raise standards in reading.

The Graphic Book will provide an overview of the set text with plot and characters clearly delineated, but will also focus on aspects of the text that examiners find students struggle with most in the exam.
Hodder Reading Project

Boost the reading attainment of your pupils! The Hodder Reading Project is the very best reading scheme aimed squarely at Key Stage 3.

Specifically designed to break through barriers to reading from Level 2 through to Level 6, it focuses on the skills and strategies which pupils of all abilities need to improve their reading.
Interactive English

An innovative new course for planning and delivering the new Key Stage 3 curriculum.

It provides multi-media resources that are easy to use and suitable for pupils of all abilities.
Intervention Tasks for KS3

Targeted intervention tasks that help you track progress

Based on our Upgrade English online resources and fully aligned to the new Key Stage 3 Curriculum, each Teacher’s Book provides sharply-focused intervention tasks, with sets of teacher notes and accompanying student worksheets to improve student's reading and writing skills.
Quickstep English

Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling, Vocabulary and Handwriting

Prepare your pupils for the GaPS test with this new series that combines instruction and tests in self-contained units. This set of learning resources supports your pupils as they develop into competent users of language.
Quickstep English

Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling, Vocabulary and Handwriting.

Help your students build basic skills in English with this series of resources comprising guidance, practice and tests across the five key skills of Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling, Vocabulary and Handwriting. These resources support students as they develop into competent users of language.
Shakespeare Graphics

Accessible graphic Shakespeare titles to support pupils at Key Stages 3 and 4.

Using a carefully edited text and a unique cartoon-strip format to link important passages, the Shakespeare Graphics series brings to life Shakespeare's most popular plays, making them accessible to students of all abilities.
Hodder Literature: Skellig

When a move to a new house coincides with his baby sister's illness, Michael's world seems suddenly lonely and uncertain.

Then, one Sunday afternoon, he stumbles into the old, ramshackle garage of his new home, and finds something magical. A strange creature - part owl, part angel, a being who needs Michael's help if he is to survive - Skellig.
Touchstones Now

The popular and trusted Key Stage 3 anthology – completely updated to meet the demands of today’s classroom and the National Curriculum.

Develop your students’ love of poetry with a rich selection of poems ranging from chaucer to modern-day poets.
Upgrade English

Push your students’ progress to the next level with targeted learning that you can track

This new series of online digital resources for Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 English provides a range of sharply focused intervention tasks for Levels 2–7 and offers comprehensive support for reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Our Student Book has been endorsed by WJEC for the 2015 GCSE English Language specification and is supported by a range of print and digital resources for Language and Literature.

From an accompanying Teacher’s Book and digital Teaching and Learning Resources to study and revision guides, we have support for every stage of your course.
KS3 English Anthologies

7 themed anthologies providing an exciting range of fiction, non-fiction and poetry for a thematic KS3 curriculum. Each student book is supported by digital Teaching & Learning resources.

The themes covered by the series are: Shakespeare, Myths and Legends, Detectives, Gothic, War, Dystopia and the 19th Century

English Language and English Literature Question Banks for Years 7-11

Time-saving tests for KS3 and GCSE

Discover our online bank of questions and mark schemes for Years 7-11 that helps your department to track progress, consolidate knowledge and identify gaps. Apply ready-made tests or choose from hundreds of questions to build your own bespoke tests, homework tasks or activities. 

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