New AQA Poetry Study Guides and Workbooks for GCSE 9–1!

Feel confident approaching your AQA Poetry exam with the most comprehensive study guides and workbooks on the market.


Explore our print study guides on the AQA Anthology clusters (Power and Conflict and Love and Relationships) for:

  • Fully annotated poems with additional detailed notes to help you read, understand and write about the cluster.
  • Dedicated sections on Form, Structure and Language and Themes and Contexts to help you get to grips with key techniques.
  • Unique sections on comparing poems and approaching 'unseen’ poems cover all aspects of the exam.
  • ‘Progress and revision check’ sections so you can monitor your progress and feel your confidence grow.
  • Three fully annotated sample answers at different levels and exam-style tasks will get you feeling exam-ready.



Combine your Anthology cluster study guide with the new York Notes AQA Unseen Poetry: Study and Exam Practice guide to feel fully prepared for your AQA Poetry exam:

  • Approach unseen poems confidently with 23 unseen practice poems, all with annotations and step-by-step support.
  • Learn and practise key skills with tasks that focus on Form, Structure and Language, Voice and Viewpoint and Similarities and Difference.
  • Monitor your progress with regular ‘Progress check’ sections and three exam-style ‘Worked tasks’.
  • Feel confident going in to your exam with three exam-style ‘Practice papers’ and six annotated sample answers.


And for even more last-minute revision don’t forget our corresponding workbooks on the two poetry anthologies also offer:

  • Tasks on all areas of the poems, including Themes, Language and Structure, Key Contexts and Exploring and Comparing the Poems.
  • Sample paragraphs, exam-style questions and exercises throughout to help you practise key skills.
  • Quick tests and longer questions to assess your progress and boost your potential.


            Power and Conflict                               Love and Relationships


Find our full range of GCSE 9–1 titles here.