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 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 (April) 31 October the following year
Reports on the exam Functional Skills Results day (April) 31 October the following year

Summer exam series

Please note that availability of all summer 2019 assessment materials has been delayed a year, and will be available on the AQA website in July 2021. Teachers can still access these materials on e-AQA secure key materials.

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

November exam series

Assessment material Qualification type Available on e-AQA Available on AQA website
Question papers GCSE, Functional Skills 10 days after exam 1 December the following year
Mark schemes GCSE, Functional Skills By results day (January) 1 December the following year
Reports on the exam GCSE, Functional Skills Results day (January) 1 December 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.