Past papers and mark schemes

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Changes have been made to the visual style of our GCSE and AQA Certificate (IGCSE) question papers for the June 2014 series and onwards.

Read more about these changes or view a sample question paper.


Revise for exams with past papers and use the mark schemes to assess performance.

Teachers can get past papers earlier, starting 10 days after the exam, from Secure Key Materials.

Everyone can buy printed copies of past papers from our shop at low cost.

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Older question papers and mark schemes are removed from our public website after three years for copyright reasons (except for Maths and Science). However, teachers can download them from Secure Key Materials (we remove any third party copyright material). The full, original versions of the documents are available to buy from our shop at low cost.

Specimen papers

For new exams with no past papers, specimen papers show you what the exams will be like.

Related exam materials

Example answers

Older past papers

Older past papers, mark schemes and examiners' reports are available for the discontinued GCSE Physics specification 4451.