For parents

Here you can find information and news to help you understand exam processes to support your child. You can also follow us on Twitter @AQA.

You may also like to use the Department for Education website for more information.

If you need specific information about your child's options or results, please speak to their school or college directly. We are unable to discuss their personal circumstances with you.

Summer 2016 series results dates

QualificationResults day
  • AS and A-levels
  • AQA Certificate (Level 3)
  • Functional Skills (English, ICT and Mathematics)
  • FSMQ (Advanced)
  • Level 3 Extended Project
  • AQA Baccalaureate and Enrichment
Thursday 18 August 2016 (June 2016 series, 6A16)
  • GCSE
  • AQA Certificate
  • ELC
  • FCSE
  • FSMQ
  • Level 1 Foundation and Level 2 Higher Projects
Thursday 25 August 2016 (June 2016 series, 6G16)

Read about supporting your child on their results day.

Supporting children with their revision

Hear from five education experts on their top tips to parents for dealing with the stresses of exam season and supporting their children.

Making the grade

Watch our Making the grades video to see how grades are set.

Choosing subjects

You can now read about the subjects we offer on our A-Z subject summary page. From here, you can follow links to the relevant specifications and subject pages to see why students choose these subjects.

If you are the parent of a private candidate or home-schooler, you can check what subjects are available to them on our private candidates' subjects and qualifications page.

Changes to GCSEs, AS and A-levels

There has been a lot of media attention on how qualifications are changing. Stay up-to-date with all the changes and what they mean for your child or children on our Changes to GCSEs, AS and A-levels page.