English Language GCSE Past Papers

This section includes recent GCSE English Language past papers from AQA, Edexcel, Eduqas, OCR and WJEC. If you are not sure which exam board you are studying ask your teacher. Past papers are a fantastic way to prepare for an exam as you can practise the questions in your own time. You can download each of the exam board’s papers by clicking the links below.

AQA GCSE English Language Past Papers h1

This section includes recent GCSE English Language past papers (9-1) (8700) from AQA. You can download each of the AQA GCSE English Language past papers and marking schemes by clicking the links below.
November 2020 AQA GCSE (9-1) English Language (8700) Past Exam Papers (Labelled as June 2020)
November 2020: Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing (8700/1)
November 2020: Paper 2: Writer’s Viewpoints and Perspectives (8700/2)
June 2019 AQA GCSE (9-1) English Language (8700) Past Exam Papers
June 2019: Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing (8700/1)
June 2019: Paper 2: Writer’s Viewpoints and Perspectives (8700/2)
November 2018 AQA GCSE (9-1) English Language (8700) Past Exam Papers
November 2018: Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing (8700/1)
November 2018: Paper 2: Writer’s Viewpoints and Perspectives (8700/2)

Edexcel GCSE English Language Past Papers

This section includes recent GCSE English Language (9-1) past papers from Pearson Edexcel. You can download each of the Pearson Edexcel GCSE English Language past papers and marking schemes by clicking the links below.
November 2020 Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) English Language Past Papers (1EN0)

Paper 1: 1EN0/01 English Language – Fiction and Imaginative Writing 

Paper 2: 1EN0/02 English Language – Non-Fiction and Transactional Writing

The above papers are labelled June 2020
June 2019 Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) English Language Past Papers (1EN0)

Paper 1: 1EN0/01 English Language – Fiction and Imaginative Writing

Paper 2: 1EN0/02 English Language – Non-Fiction and Transactional Writing

June 2018 Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) English Language Past Papers (1EN0)

Paper 1: 1EN0/01 English Language – Fiction and Imaginative Writing 

Paper 1: 1EN0/01 English Language – Fiction and Imaginative Writing