Past Papers and Marking Instructions

Hodder Education

Specimen Question Papers for National 5 qualifications can be found on our CfE web pages

You can now buy official SQA Past Papers and Answers online from Hodder Education.

Note: Adapted Question Papers in Digital Format for candidates with disabilities and/or additional support needs, are also available on the website: Digital Question Papers

Conditions of Use

The past papers are copyright to SQA. They may be reproduced to support SQA qualifications only, on a non-commercial basis. If they are to be used for any other purposes, written permission must be obtained from the Assessment Development and Delivery Team - NQ Assessment.

Where the past papers contain materials from other sources (secondary copyright) this material should only be reproduced for the purposes of assessment. If the material needs to be reproduced for any other purpose, it is the responsibility of the user to obtain the necessary copyright clearance.