Past Papers and Marking Instructions

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

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Past Papers

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Available Past Papers for: English
Year Qualification Paper Download
2011 Intermediate 2 all PDF (268KB)
2011 Standard Grade All levels all PDF (1.9MB)
2011 Standard Grade Credit all PDF (440KB)
2011 Standard Grade Foundation all PDF (215KB)
2011 Standard Grade General all PDF (662KB)
2010 Advanced Higher all PDF (3.3MB)
2010 Higher all PDF (259KB)
2010 Intermediate 1 all PDF (159KB)
2010 Intermediate 2 all PDF (235KB)
2010 Standard Grade All levels Writing PDF (2.0MB)
2010 Standard Grade Credit Reading PDF (276KB)
2010 Standard Grade Foundation Reading PDF (214KB)
2010 Standard Grade General Reading PDF (451KB)
2009 Advanced Higher all PDF (2.9MB)
2009 Higher all PDF (263KB)
2009 Intermediate 1 all PDF (210KB)
2009 Intermediate 2 all PDF (221KB)
2009 Standard Grade All levels Writing PDF (2.4MB)
2009 Standard Grade Credit Reading PDF (237KB)
2009 Standard Grade Foundation Reading PDF (252KB)

Marking Instructions

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Available Marking Instructions for: English
Year Qualification Paper Download
2013 Advanced Higher Components Assessed by the Examination Paper PDF (182KB)
2013 Advanced Higher Creative Writing Folio PDF (236KB)
2013 Advanced Higher Specialist Study Dissertation PDF (247KB)
2013 Advanced Higher all PDF (182KB)
2013 Higher Close Reading PDF (710KB)
2013 Higher Critical Essay PDF (179KB)
2013 Higher Writing Folio PDF (204KB)
2013 Intermediate 1 Close Reading PDF (324KB)
2013 Intermediate 1 Critical Essay PDF (209KB)
2013 Intermediate 2 Close Reading PDF (336KB)
2013 Intermediate 2 Critical Essay PDF (213KB)
2013 Standard Grade All levels Checklist Writing PDF (17KB)
2013 Standard Grade All levels Folio PDF (239KB)
2013 Standard Grade All levels Folio Checklist Reading Critical Evaluation PDF (123KB)
2013 Standard Grade All levels Folio Checklist Reading Image Response PDF (120KB)
2013 Standard Grade All levels Reading PDF (680KB)
2013 Standard Grade All levels Reading Special Instructions PDF (174KB)
2013 Standard Grade All levels Writing PDF (198KB)
2012 Advanced Higher Components assessed by the Examination Paper PDF (137KB)
2012 Advanced Higher Creative Writing Folio PDF (141KB)

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 Centre Services Team, Dalkeith.

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.