Paper 1 and Paper 2: Practice Papers for GCSE AQA

Plus! Sample answers and examiner’s commentary for every paper – help students understand marking, improve their answers, and achieve top grades

Give your students the support they need to prepare for the new GCSE exams. Three full practice papers for Paper 1 and for Paper 2 that mirror the AQA sample assessment material exactly. The papers ensure students are familiar with the new format, are ready to answer each question type and gain complete practice across the AOs.

  • Carefully chosen extracts and thought-provoking themes including mystery, lifesavers and snow
  • Full student-friendly mark schemes – ideal for quick marking or self-assessment
  • Perfect for mock exams!
The AOs are all covered and I really liked the student-friendly mark schemes which make the AOs very explicit for students – I would certainly use [this] with my classes. S Fallon, Tutor and Independent Reviewer (Paper 2)
What do teachers have to say about this resource? (6986)
'The inclusion of varying student responses is a really helpful teaching tool and sets this resources apart from other exemplar material.' R Shakeshaft, Head of Department and Independent Reviewer
'I really liked the Question example, followed by what the student should be looking for and then analysis on the answers. The targets to help students to work on inference is very good.' - S Fallon. Tutor and Independent Reviewer
'I liked the sources!' L Prince, Teacher and Independent Reviewer
"I feel the resource matches the specification very well as the entire resource is structured exactly like the paper and includes relevant tasks for teachers to use." - K Greaves, Teacher and Independent Reviewer
What do teachers have to say about this resource? (6985)
'It’s always refreshing to see a well-thought out exam practice resource which clearly reflects the real exam students will have to face.' - A J Harrington, Independent Reviewer
"Fantastic and much needed. This resource makes up for a distinct lack of exemplar material provided by the exam board and is incredibly useful for the new specification both in terms of teaching, writing mock exams and teacher knowledge of marking standards." - P Town, Teacher and Independent Reviewer
"I thought the actual sample papers were really good and very close to the actual sample ones published by the board."- S Boulton, Teacher and Independent Reviewer
"Excellent resource with superb examples of the AQA Language Paper." - S Fallon, Teacher and Independent Reviewer