Assessment materials: what's available when?

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Details of when we publish assessment materials on our website, including question papers, mark schemes and reports on the exam.

January exam series

Assessment material Qualification type Available on e-AQA Available on AQA website
Question papers Functional Skills 10 days after exam 31 October the following year
Mark schemes Functional Skills By results day (March) 31 October the following year
Reports on the exam Functional Skills Results day (March) 31 October the following year

March exam series

Assessment material Qualification type Available on e-AQA Available on AQA website
Question papers Functional Skills 10 days after exam TBC
Mark schemes Functional Skills By results day (April) TBC
Reports on the exam Functional Skills Results day (April) TBC

Summer exam series

Assessment material Qualification type Available on e-AQA Available on AQA website
Question papers AS and A-level, GCSE, FSMQ, Functional Skills, Level 1 and 2 Certificate 10 days after exam 31 July the following year
Mark schemes AS and A-level, GCSE, FSMQ, Functional Skills, Level 1 and 2 Certificate By results day (August) 31 July the following year
Reports on the exam AS and A-level, GCSE, FSMQ, Functional Skills, Level 1 and 2 Certificate August to September 31 July the following year

Autumn 2020 and November exam series

Assessment material Qualification type Available on e-AQA Available on AQA website
Question papers AS and A-level, GCSE, Functional Skills 10 days after exam TBC
Mark schemes AS and A-level, GCSE, Functional Skills By results day (December/January) TBC
Reports on the exam AS and A-level, GCSE, Functional Skills Results day (December/January) TBC

Other materials

Annual specifications for all subjects are available in May, two years before the final exams.

Teaching guides, student guides and other specification materials are available from publication until further notice.