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
Mark schemes Functional Skills By results day (March) 31 October
Reports on the exam Functional Skills Results day (March) 31 October

March exam series

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

Summer exam series

Assessment materialQualification typeAvailable on e-AQAAvailable on AQA website
Question papersAS and A-level, GCSE10 days after exam31 July
FSMQ, Functional Skills, Level 1 and 2 Certificate10 days after exam1 May
Mark schemesAS and A-level, GCSEBy results day (August)31 July
FSMQ, Functional Skills, Level 1 and 2 CertificateBy results day (August)1 May
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
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

November exam series

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

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.