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Robert Francis is an experienced teacher and senior examiner and examiner of English Literature at A2, AS, GCSE and Key Stage 3. He has been a Head of Department, a Head of Year and has experience of teaching in a variety of schools. He is an experienced deliverer of English INSET courses and has been involved in writing a series of books for Key Stage 3 and GCSE students. Martin Walker has 15 years' experience as a teacher of English. He also has 20 years' experience in GCSE examinations. He now trains teachers in assessment methods and has written the Philip Allan series of AQA English Workbooks.