Past papers

Here is a selection of over 2,000 past papers sorted by age group, subject, school and year, together with more than 200 mark schemes and answer booklets. There are links to around 100 schools and other online sources at the foot of the page.

The first few KS1 SATs papers are available free of charge. To join over 1,400 other subscribers in gaining access to the rest, please sign up on the Subscribe page. A 12-month plan costs just £6.99.

  • If you’re looking for papers for a particular level, subject or school, just search for it by name (Ctrl-F or Cmd-F), eg 11+, English or Latymer.
  • If you’re looking for papers with answers, just search for answers or mark scheme.
  • If you’re looking for multiple choice papers, just search for multiple choice.
  • If you’re looking for scholarship papers, just search for scholarship.

Papers are available at the following levels:

  • KS1 SATs
  • 6+
  • 7+
  • 8+
  • 9+
  • KS2 SATs
  • 10+
  • 11+
  • 12+
  • 13+
  • 14+
  • KS3 SATs
  • 16+
  • GCSE
  • A-Level
  • Scottish Highers
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

Papers are available from the following schools:

  • Aldenham, Alleyn’s
  • Bancroft’s, Benenden
  • Caterham School, Christ’s Hospital, City of London Freemen’s School, City of London School, City of London School for Girls, Colfe’s School
  • Dame Alice Owen’s School, Dulwich College
  • Eltham College, Emanuel School, Epsom College
  • Forest School London
  • Godolphin & Latymer
  • The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School, Highgate School
  • James Allen’s Girls’ School (JAGS), John Lyon
  • King Edward’s School Birmingham, King Henry VIII School, King’s College School Wimbledon, Kingston Grammar School
  • The Latymer School, Latymer Upper School, Leicester High School for Girls
  • The Manchester Grammar School, Merchant Taylors’ School
  • Oundle School
  • Queen Elizabeth’s School
  • Radley, Reigate Grammar School
  • Sevenoaks School, Solihull, St Albans, St Edward’s, St. Francis’ College, St George’s College Weybridge, St Mary’s School Cambridge, St Paul’s Girls’ School, Stockport Grammar School, Streatham & Clapham High School
  • Tonbridge School, Trinity School Croydon
  • Warwick School, Westminster School, Whitgift


KS1 SATs English Spelling Test – Playtime (QCA, 2003)
KS1 SATs English Spelling Test – Making Soup (QCA, 2004)
KS1 SATs English – Sunflowers (QCA, 2003)
KS1 SATs English – Friends and Playtime (QCA, 2004)

KS1 SATs Maths Test Paper B (QCA, 2004)
KS1 SATs Maths Test Paper B (QCA, 2003)
KS1 SATs Maths Test Paper A (QCA, 2004)
KS1 SATs Maths Test Paper A (QCA, 2003)
KS1 SATs Maths Test Paper (QCA, 2002)
KS1 SATs Maths Test Paper (QCA, 2001)

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20 thoughts on “Past papers

  1. Hannah Ogahara

    I have a membership and I’ve logged out and back in but still don’t seem to have access. What shall I do?

    1. Nick Dale Post author

      Sorry about that, but it looks like your subscription ran out yesterday. Just go to My Account and click Renew. Thanks.

  2. Olu

    Hello please do you have ISEB common entrance past papers from 2015 to 2020 – ideally for Maths and English.
    Would you also have the mark schemes if these are available.
    I’d be happy to then subscribe.
    Thank you

    1. Nick Dale Post author

      Yes, I have 2017 Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Science papers and mark schemes and Maths Level 1, 2 and 3 papers for 2015, but all the others are for previous years, I’m afraid.

  3. wendy so

    Quick question: I count 49 schools on your list; is that an exhaustive list of the school papers you provide? Thanks

    1. Nick Dale Post author

      I don’t know which list you’re talking about, but the one on the Past Papers page of my website has 89 sources, including schools and organisations such as ISEB.

      1. wendy so

        Sorry the list you have here on this page, there were only 49 schools so I was confused. Thank you!! One last question please: How far back in time do you have papers for Haberdasher Aske boys school? Thanks Nick!!

      2. Nick Dale Post author

        It varies by subject and level, but the earliest Haberdashers’ Aske’s paper is from 2009.

  4. Nash

    HI,what papers are available at 11+ level, are they mock papers prepared by you or your team or papers from other publishers such as cgp etc. Thank you,

    1. Nick Dale Post author

      They’re all collected from school websites and other publicly available sources. Where available, I’ve also uploaded the answers or mark scheme.

      1. Nick Dale Post author

        Just search for ‘answers’ or ‘mark scheme’ in your browser (using Cmd+F or Ctrl+F).

    1. Nick Dale Post author

      Yes, you have to subscribe to see the rest. Just go to the Subscribe page and pay £6.99 for 12 months. Thanks.

  5. Satheesh BN

    Hi Nick,

    Are there any answers available for the 11+ Verbal Reasoning Test 1 to Test 5?

    Satheesh BN

    1. Nick Dale Post author

      Sorry, but I’ve published all the available answers. All you can do is ask me to mark them for you, but that would cost £70 an hour.

    1. Nick Dale Post author

      Yes, I update the latest paper for all the schools every year and find a few more, so the total number went up from around 1,700 to over 2,000 in the last few months alone.


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