High-quality, low-stakes testing for KS3 and GCSE English Language and Literature

Educake is the easy way to set meaningful tasks that students will enjoy, with all the marking and analysis done for you.

We have thousands of questions, carefully written by English teachers for English teachers.

Set meaningful homework that’s marked and analysed for you

Nowadays it seems like there’s more content to cover than ever before. We know that English teachers face a constant struggle to set meaningful homework that students can complete independently. And there’s the burden of marking it all.

We’ve worked really hard with teachers to produce high-quality questions that increase students’ knowledge, cultural capital and skills, but can still be automatically marked and analysed.

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Educake uses high-quality extracts in its questions

Choose from hundreds of questions that develop core skills

Students can struggle to achieve higher grades at GCSE without core skills such as a broad vocabulary or a proper understanding of literary techniques

Educake has hundreds of questions to help students develop these skills through effective retrieval practice. Because it only takes seconds to set homework and everything is marked for you, students can work independently without increasing your workload.

Get the most out of retrieval practice with Educake

Teachers often tell us how important they think retrieval practice is for English. Educake can be a helpful assistant as you work to set up an effective retrieval practice routine, and allow you to devote your energy and expertise to the areas of your practice that have the greatest impact.

Our English Lead, Alison, a former English teacher, shares some ideas for teachers looking to embed retrieval practice into their teaching:

English retrieval practice and Educake

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See your students’ strengths and weaknesses

Our clear test results page lets you identify your class’s problem areas and identify underperforming students, so you can focus on these areas next.

It's massively time-saving. It's easy. It's a brilliant tool to influence your teaching, showing you where to focus to help your students.

Nicola Robinson, Weston Road Academy, Stafford

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Reduce your marking load

Educake has thousands of auto-marked questions for you to assign to your students. Each question is carefully written so it exactly matches the AQA, Edexcel or Eduqas GCSE English specification you teach - you can set targeted and differentiated homework in seconds.

Creating an English test with Educake

Motivate your students

Students love the instant feedback that Educake gives them after every question. They love being able to set themselves tests. They love being able to do their homework on their phone. And you can use student league tables to motivate them even more.

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I think Educake is amazing it really helps with my recent scores and it also gives us the answers when you get something wrong.

Jade, Year 10, Walsall

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Try a sample test

When you start an Educake trial or subscription, you choose the exam board your school uses. All the Educake questions will then be arranged according to specification points from that exam board, so you can quickly find what you need.

Educake currently covers these exam boards for GCSE English:

Educake English Pricing

A school subscription to Educake English costs £800 per year, plus VAT.
This is payable annually, at the start of the subscription.

Educake English includes questions for KS3 English and both Language and Literature questions for the AQA, Edexcel or Eduqas GCSE specifications.

What's included

Thousands of graded English questions
Key Stage 3
English Language
English Literature
Students can create their own tests
Test results analysis
Give feedback on individual questions
Track performance by topic
Smart Assistant
No installation hassle - we add your students
Student league tables
Individual student reports
Use with any device: PCs, tablets, phones
School statistics to compare classes
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