Assessment materials: what's available when?

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 materialQualification typeAvailable on e-AQAAvailable on AQA website
Question papersFunctional Skills10 days after exam31 October the following year
Mark schemesFunctional SkillsBy results day (April)31 October the following year
Reports on the examFunctional SkillsResults day (April)31 October the following year

Summer exam series

Assessment materialQualification typeAvailable on e-AQAAvailable on AQA website
Question papersAS and A-level, GCSE10 days after exam31 July the following year
FSMQ, Functional Skills, Level 1 and 2 Certificate10 days after exam1 May the following year
Mark schemesAS and A-level, GCSEBy results day (August)31 July the following year
FSMQ, Functional Skills, Level 1 and 2 CertificateBy results day (August)1 May the following year
Reports on the examAS and A-level, GCSEAugust to September (see Reports on the exam publication dates for a full list of dates)31 July the following year
FSMQ, Functional Skills, Level 1 and 2 CertificateAugust to September (see Reports on the exam publication dates for a full list of dates)1 May the following year

November exam series

Assessment materialQualification typeAvailable on e-AQAAvailable on AQA website
Question papersGCSE10 days after exam1 December the following year
Functional Skills10 days after exam31 October the following year
Mark schemesGCSEBy results day (January)1 December the following year
Functional SkillsBy results day (January)31 October the following year
Reports on the examGCSEResults day (January)1 December the following year
Functional SkillsResults day (January)31 October the following year

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.