What is it?

At Pearson, the qualifications team is dedicated to ensuring you have the best possible experience, by providing learning materials, technologies and world-class qualifications and assessments to help everyone everywhere aim higher and fulfil their true potential.

Choosing a new awarding body is always a big decision, but Pearson has worked with teachers to provide the best switch experience, to save you time and give you the confidence to get started with us straight away.

Whether it be through an in-school visit, having a conversation with the dedicated subject team, or by offering all of the free support materials in one easy-to-access place, Pearson is 100% committed to supporting you and your work.

Its unrivalled support package includes:

  • Clear and accessible assessments with mapping documents from your current exam board to ease your transition.
  • Unbeatable free support, training and events, including downloadable online resources and exam series feedback.
  • Friendly and local expert support from subject experts delivering free termly networks and in-school specialist training to help get you started as soon as you switch.
  • Innovative digital and print resources from Pearson, including textbooks and the online platform ActiveLearn.
  • National and centre-based CPD in areas your department would like to focus on eg teaching prose, mastering grammar and translation, and feedback on GCSE exams.
  • A dedicated subject advisor on hand to answer any questions around Pearson’s qualifications.

There has been some great feedback from schools that have already switched to Pearson for GCSE. Visit the YouTube channel to hear their experiences of switching to Pearson and the support they’ve received quals.

Need to Know

  1. In the UK, Pearson is the largest awarding organisation offering academic and vocational qualifications that are globally recognised and benchmarked.
  2. Pearson is committed to providing the highest level of service so you are able to focus on successful teaching and learning.
  3. Pearson can deliver personalised training (from its national training programme) at a time convenient to you and your colleagues.

“The support from Pearson has been absolutely superb.”

Lisa Martin
Head of English, Court Fields School


0161 855 7561