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The English Team at Herts for Learning are continually developing suites of bespoke English resources - including fully resourced schemes of work with detailed short term plans - to support your teaching of the new GCSE English Language and Literature examinations set by OCR, AQA and Eduqas.

All the schemes and resources published during the annual subscription period are available to download from the Herts for Learning website as they are released.

Resources may be purchased as an annual package:

  • Virtual English Office 2016-17 -  £150.00 (ex VAT)
  • Virtual English Office 2015-16 -  £150.00 (ex VAT)

A discounted rate is available for HfL shareholder schools.

To subscribe or for further information please email:

Virtual English Office (2016-17)

The schemes to be made available during 2016-17 will be:

  • GCSE Creative Writing Using Image (available now)
  • An Inspector Calls (available now)
  • Unseen Poetry (Autumn term)
  • Pre-19th Century Prose – Paper 1 Style Practice (Autumn term)
  • Paper 2 Reading and Writing Practice Resources (Spring term)
  • Animal Farm (Spring term)
  • Revision Guides/Resources (Spring term)
  • The Sign of Four (Summer term)
  • Blood Brothers (Summer term)
  • Lord of the Flies (Summer term)

To subscribe or for further information email:

All these schemes will also be available to purchase individually at the cost of £25.00 (ex VAT) per scheme from the HfL online shop as they are published.

Visit the HfL online shop to purchase the schemes individually.

Virtual English Office (2015-16)

First launched in September 2015, the VEO 2015-16 is primarily a GCSE starter package, aimed at providing schools with key schemes and resources to manage the transition to teaching and resourcing of the new GCSEs.

Resources in the VEO 2015-16 include:

  • GCSE revision resources
  • GCSE Exam Paper Overviews
  • 19th Century literature schemes of work – (Jekyll and Hyde, A Christmas Carol)
  • Creative writing for GCSE
  • GCSE Shakespeare schemes of work - (Macbeth), (Romeo and Juliet)
  • Transactional writing for GCSE
  • Spoken Language Teacher’s pack

To subscribe or for further information email:

Some of the 2015-16 schemes are also available to purchase individually for £25.00 (ex VAT) from the HfL online shop.


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