Getting started

With more than 43,000 teachers already using ERA to identify their students’ strengths and weaknesses and to improve performance, what are you waiting for? Unleash its potential today!

Getting Started

Need a quick refresher? Watch our results webcast or download our user guide for step by step instructions.


Register for ERA in five easy steps

  • Complete the online form.

  • Your form is sent to your school or college’s centre administrator for verification. This may take a few days, but it’s important to make sure that access to results is only given to teachers at AQA centres.

  • As soon as your request is approved, we will send you a confirmation email.

  • Click the link in the email to log into e-AQA.

  • You’re ready to unleash ERA’s potential!


ERA will help you:

  • see how students performed in specific topics and identify those who need extra support

  • tailor your lesson plans and focus your teaching where it’s needed most to maximise every student’s progress

  • inspire your students: teachers who use ERA say their students are keen to see their marks for themselves so they know exactly where they need to improve to get the grade they aspire to

  • spot year-on-year trends and measure achievement against other schools and colleges for a broader perspective

  • create management reports for senior leadership teams.

A clear view

To help make analysis easy, data will always be displayed in a similar format. This handy diagram outlines the information and level of detail you will see.

Web Assets Screen Shot

Quotation Mark

ERA is really easy to use. Any service that informs departments and can be used in an empowering way to enhance teaching and learning - and is free - has to be a fantastic educational tool.”

Melanie, Head of English


Who's using ERA and when?

Pie Charts

Top tip

Quotation Mark

Play around with ERA and take the time to become familiar with it, as it saves a lot of time doing independent analysis.”

Katie, Head of English


View our other four ERA guides

School performance

School performance

Subject performance

Subject performance

Student performance

Student performance

Group performance

Group performance