In exams administration you can find information to help you manage your exams, coursework and controlled assessments.

Read our notices below for news and changes that may affect you. You can also see our latest editions of Exams update and stay up to date on our news and how we are supporting education.

Latest dispatch news (22 May 2015)

Main question papers dispatches for exams scheduled 1-12 June 2015 have been completed. Please contact us if you are still awaiting these dispatches.

Question papers for exams 15-24 June are scheduled to arrive from Monday 1 June (after half-term).

Please note for any late entries or amendments, papers are sent as soon as they are processed as part of our normal catch-ups.

Non-confidential dispatches (eg attendance records, centre mark forms and stationery) have been completed and should already have been received by schools and colleges.

We apologise for the delays and any inconvenience caused. If you are concerned about an expected delivery, please contact us on 0844 209 6614 or email

AQA child safeguarding policy and code of behaviour

You can expect us to behave professionally and appropriately when we, or anyone representing us, visit your school or college.

You can read about how the AQA Code of Behaviour sets out these acceptable standards of behaviour, and our child and vulnerable adult safeguarding policy.

Revised summer 2015 6G15 series basedata

June 2015 version 2 6G15 series basedata and changes are available on our website.

General exam rules and malpractice

We've revised our malpractice pages about the general exam rules and how to report malpractice. Students can also refer to our student support pages for guidelines on avoiding malpractice in exams and other assessments.

Estimated grades

To help reduce the administrative burden for teachers and exams officers, from 1 January 2015 we will no longer ask for or publish estimated (forecast) grades. To find out more, please visit our estimated grades pages.

Ofqual updates

Ofqual has published the consultation conclusion on Guided Learning Hours: Analysis of consultation responses on its website.

Ofqual has confirmed the assessment arrangements for a number of GCSE, AS and A-level subjects which will be taught from 2016.

You can keep up to date on GCSE and A-level changes and Ofqual's updated timeline for GCSE and A-level reforms available on its website.

Department for Education (DfE) updated qualifications and discount codes

The DfE have published an updated list of 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 qualifications and discount codes which count in the key stage 4 performance tables on the RAISEonline website.