Annual Information Update

Annual Information Update for the period 31 March 2009 up to and including 30 March 2010.

In accordance with Prospectus Rule 5.2, Pearson sets out below a summary of the information which has been published or made available to the public during the defined period. The information referred to in this Update was up to date at the time it was published, but some of it may now be out of date.

RNS Announcements

Announcements made by the Company via RNS, a Regulatory Information Service, can be found on the London Stock Exchange website at www.londonstockexchange.com and on the Company’s website at www.pearson.com, which also shows announcements concerning Pearson group news.The RNS announcements made during the defined period were:

Date of Announcement Headline of Announcement at Stock Exchange
29 March 2010 Director/PDMR Shareholding
25 March 2010 Annual Financial Report
24 March 2010 Director/PDMR Shareholding
19 March 2010 Director/PDMR Shareholding
19 March 2010 Director/PDMR Shareholding
4 March 2010 Director/PDMR Shareholding
3 March 2010 Directorate Change
1 March 2010 Total Voting Rights
1 March 2010 Final Results
19 February 2010 Director/PDMR Shareholding
3 February 2010 Acquisition
1 February 2010 Total Voting Rights
19 January 2010 Trading Statement
15 January 2010 Statement re Interactive Data Corporation
6 January 2010 Director/PDMR Shareholding
4 January 2010 Total Voting Rights
22 December 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
1 December 2009 Total Voting Rights
2 November 2009 Total Voting Rights
22 October 2009 Holding(s) in Company
20 October 2009 Nine-month Interim Management Statement
19 October 2009 Acquisition
15 October 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
5 October 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
2 October 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
1 October 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
1 October 2009 Total Voting Rights
23 September 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
4 September 2009 Total Voting Rights
6 August 2009 Holding(s) in Company
4 August 2009 Holding(s) in Company
3 August 2009 Total Voting Rights
27 July 2009 Half Yearly Report
8 July 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
7 July 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
1 July 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
1 July 2009 Total Voting Rights
24 June 2009 Pearson Steps Up Investment in Education in India
1 June 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
11 May 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
11 May 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
1 May 2009 AGM Statement
1 May 2009 Total Voting Rights
1 May 2009 AGM Statement
27 April 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
23 April 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
23 April 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
20 April 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
17 April 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
17 April 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
15 April 2009 Acquisition
9 April 2009 Acquisition
1 April 2009 Director/PDMR Shareholding
1 April 2009 Total Voting Rights
31 March 2009 Annual Information Update

Documents Filed with Companies House

The Company made the following filings with Companies House during the defined period. Copies of these documents may be obtained from Companies House, Crown Way, Cardiff CF14 3UZ or through Companies House Direct at www.direct.companieshouse.gov.uk.

Date Posted on Companies House Direct Website Document Filed with Companies House
1 December 2009 Articles of Association
20 November 2009 Annual Return
20 October 2009 RES01 - Alteration to Memorandum & Articles of Association
20 October 2009 CC04 - Statement of Company’s Objects
17 October 2009 CH01 - Director’s Change of Particulars (x8)
17 October 2009 CH03 – Secretary’s Change of Particulars (x2)
16 October 2009 AD03 – Register(s) Moved to SAIL Address
16 October 2009 AD02 – SAIL Address Created
10 September 2009 288c – Director’s Change of Particulars
11 May 2009 288b – Resignation of Director
8 May 2009 123 – Notice of Increase In Nominal Capital
8 May 2009 RES04 – Resolution Approved at AGM
8 May 2009 RES09 - Resolution Approved at AGM
8 May 2009 RES11 - Resolution Approved at AGM
8 May 2009 RES13 - Resolution Approved at AGM
8 May 2009 RES01 - Resolution Approved at AGM
8 May 2009 RES10 - Resolution Approved at AGM
8 May 2009 AA – Annual Accounts to 31 December 2008

In addition, the Company filed Forms 88(2) (referred to as Forms SH01 – Statement of Capital from 1 October 2009) with Companies House. These were posted on the Companies House Direct website on 22 March 2010, 3 March 2010, 1 March 2010, 26 February 2010, 8 February 2010, 8 January 2010, 3 January 2010, 2 January 2010, 19 November 2009, 17 November 2009, 3 November 2009, 7 October 2009, 29 September 2009, 14 September 2009, 26 August 2009, 19 August 2009, 12 August 2009, 24 July 2009, 16 July 2009, 26 May 2009 and 5 May 2009.

Information Provided to Shareholders

The Company sent to its shareholders and, with the exception of the Form of Proxy, made available on its website, the following documents during the defined period:

Date of Mailing Documents Sent to Shareholders
25 March 2010 Annual Report and Accounts 2009 and/or Performance Summary 2009.
  Letter from the Chairman and Notice of 2010 AGM.
  Form of Proxy in relation to 2010 AGM.

Copies of the Annual Report and Accounts, Letter from the Chairman and Notice of AGM and Form of Proxy for the 2009 year end (“the AGM documentation”) were submitted to the UK Listing Authority on 25 March 2010. In addition, copies of the resolutions passed at the 2009 AGM were sent to the UK Listing Authority on 1 May 2009. Copies of these documents are available from the Company Secretary, Pearson plc, 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL.

US Listing

The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) as well as on the London Stock Exchange. There is a requirement, therefore, that information made public in the UK also needs to be made available in the US. Such documentation is listed below:

Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”)

Copies of the resolutions passed at the 2009 AGM were sent to the SEC on 1 May 2009. Copies of these documents can be obtained from the Securities and Exchange Commission, 450 Fifth Street N.W., Washington D.C. 20549, USA, as well as from the Company Secretary of Pearson.

NYSE

The Company sent copies of the AGM documentation, referred to above, to the NYSE on 25 March 2010 and copies of the resolutions passed at the 2009 AGM were sent to the NYSE on 1 May 2009.

Bank of New York (“BoNY”)

The Company sent copies of the AGM documentation, referred to above, to the BoNY on 25 March 2010.

Stephen Jones

Deputy Secretary