Question paper labels and colours
Information for exam officers and invigilators about the question papers on exam day.
Question papers and other confidential material we send you will always be in blue bags.
We use colour-coded labels on the packets of question papers we send you, to help you on exam day.
Packet label colour
AS and A-level
GCSE and AQA Certificate level 1/2 (Foundation)
GCSE and AQA Certificate level 1/2 (Higher)
GCSE and AQA Certificate level 1/2 (un-tiered)
AQA Certificate level 2
AQA Certificate level 3
Modified question papers
Question papers are printed on white paper to improve image quality (except pilot papers, which are printed on coloured paper).