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.

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.

November 2014 series results

Results for the November 2014 exam series were released on Thursday 8 January 2015.

Please visit our about results and results for exams officers pages for the key information you need, including post-results services. 

Teachers can access results on Enhanced Results Analysis (ERA) via e-AQA. For help and guidance on using this analysis tool, please see our ERA pages

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

New specifications for first teaching in 2015 

We are really excited about our new accredited specifications. Don't delay, take a look at the specifications and supporting resources by visiting the relevant subject pages on our website.    

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.

GCSE languages 

Ofqual has announced the outcome of its consultation on assessment arrangements for new languages GCSEs which will affect new GCSEs introduced from September 2016.

Speaking and Listening

Ofqual has announced that from summer 2014, Speaking and Listening will no longer count towards final grades in GCSE English and English Language. Please see our frequently asked questions for information about how this change will affect you and your students.