UK A Level (16-18) Exam Questions & Solutions

C1 exam questionThis page has links to UK A Level past papers and solutions. The past papers are currently for the legacy specification examined for the last time in Summer 2018. There is of course much material here relevant for the new specification. (See Mapping Documents.)
STEP and Oxford Admissions test links are at the end of the post.


crashMATHS AQA style

crashMaths

From crashMATHS, note the A Level Practice Papers and mark schemes, this looks like a very valuable resource. There are several papers and mark schemes available with more coming. Versions are provided for AQA and Edexcel, these use the style of papers we see from the exam boards. Currently, there is nothing for OCR. For Mathematics the content is the same for all the boards and for Further Mathematics we have a prescribed core which must comprise approximately 50% of its content. This common content as we have with GCSE is very useful indeed as we can use resources from all the examination boards.


Exam Solutions has thousands of worked video solutions to A Level questions. Note the tabs at the top of the site, select A-Level Maths and then your chosen exam board. Exam Solutions has updates on the new A Level specifications.


OCR (MEI) Sample Assessment Materials for new specification AS and A Level 
Practice papers are also available, these require an OCR interchange login.

OCR (MEI) papers & mark schemes for the legacy specification examined for the last time in Summer 2018. There is of course much material here relevant for the new specification. (See Mapping Documents.)

From David Smith:
David Smith worked solutions
OCR (MEI) C1, C2 & S1 papers and solutions

OCR (MEI) C3 & C4 papers & worked solutions

OCR (MEI) M1 FP1 FP2 S2 papers & worked solutions 

MEI Revision Videos – Further Mathematics Support Programme


OCR new specification sample assessment materials
Practice papers are also available, these require an OCR interchange login.

OCR Legacy Maths papers and mark schemes

FMSP OCR Revision Videos


AQA Sample Assessment Materials for new specification (for each qualification choose Assessment Resources)
Practice papers are also available, these require an All About Maths login. Note that these papers have exceptionally clear mark schemes.

AQA legacy papers and mark schemes 

FMSP AQA Revision Videos

AQA – questions by topic – The Chalkface 


Edexcel Sample assessment Materials for new specification

Practice papers are also available, these require an Edexcel Online login.

Edexcel new specification Practice Papers (login required)

Edexcel legacy papers and mark schemes


MathedUp! A Level Takeaways


Exam PowerPoint @westiesworkshop

For some excellent PowerPoint resources with A Level questions and mark schemes by topic try Mr Westwater’s resources on TES. (Twitter @westiesworkshop). Though Edexcel questions these are clearly useful for other examination boards also. There are six of these PowerPoint files available:


Core 1   Core 2
Statistics 1  Mechanics 1
Core 3
    Core 4

FMSP Edexcel Revision Videos

Worked Edexcel Solutions – Maths Genie


WJEC legacy papers and mark schemes

FMSP WJEC Revision


See also MadAsMaths for a brilliant collection of questions at various difficulty levels.

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MadAsMaths question & solution


From Underground Maths, to challenge students I find the Review Questions excellent, so many excellent questions from old A Level papers clearly organised and with very full solutions. Note the Mapping Document (scroll down) for the new A Level specification with suggested resources.

Sixth Term Examination Paper (STEP). The Preparing for STEP section includes papers and mark schemes.

STEP Preparation – Resources & Support, Nrich

STEP preparation Archive – Nrich 

For any of your students studying for STEP direct them to this excellent portal from stepmaths.co.uk which has (all free) access to STEP questions and solutions. Create an account, login and you have access to a complete library of resources. For further details see Mathematical Miscellany #10


Oxford - Maths Admissions Test

For an extensive collection of Challenging questions for Advanced Level students we can turn to the Oxford Maths Admissions Test, note the menu on the right hand side of the page, many papers and also solutions are available. For more Oxford MAT questions see this extensive collection on Underground Mathematics. These Underground Mathematics resources will provide so much more than the question in each case. Note the suggestions and solutions.

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