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AQA GCSE English Language: Kerboodle Book 1: Developing the skills for learning and assessment

Skills development and assessment preparation

Author Helen Backhouse, Author Beverley Emm, and Consultant David Stone

Suitable for:  Teachers and students following the 2015 AQA GCSE English Language specification

Price:  £190.00 +VAT /year
Subscription period: 1 year

ISBN: 978-0-19-834079-9
Publication date: 21/05/2015

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Kerboodle Book 1 develops the reading and writing skills that students will be assessed on in the exams. Using a thematic approach that focuses on the AOs, with SPAG delivered in context, this book supports students of all abilities. Peer/self-assessment activities, end-of-chapter assessments and sample exam papers allow progress to be monitored.


  • Access to the Kerboodle Book, a digital version of the Student Book, is automatically available to teachers as part of Kerboodle Resources and Assessment, and is available to buy separately for student access
  • Included in the Kerboodle Book, which can be accessed on a range of devices including tablets, are a bank of tools to enable students to truly personalise the book
  • Develops the reading and writing skills that students will be assessed on in their exams
  • Engages and motivates students through a thematic approach that prepares them for thematic connections that they will face in the exams
  • Familiarises students with the Assessment Objectives and develops their skills within the context of the AOs
  • Supports students of all abilities through a range of texts, activities, stretch and support features, tips and key terms
  • Improves students' technical accuracy through in-context SPAG support and activities
  • Enables progress to be monitored through regular peer and self-assessments, end of chapter assessments and sample exam papers
  • Provides reassurance and authority through an experienced and trusted author team
  • The use of this product is subject to the Kerboodle terms and conditions
  • The licence period for this product is for 12 months commencing from the date you receive your activation email. The licence would thereafter be automatically renewed for additional licence periods of 12 months unless you terminate the licence. For details on how to terminate, please refer to the Kerboodle terms and conditions

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