Study resources

Past papers

You can find question papers from the latest exam series on our website – we publish a full set of papers for each qualification. Take a look and see the different styles of question you will be expected to answer in the exam.

To find past papers, go to the Resource Centre and search for the qualification you are interested in. You can also order past papers and other resources from the Cambridge Publications Catalogue.

Learner guides

We publish learner guides for some of our most popular subjects. They include useful advice to help you plan your study programme and avoid the most common errors.

Support materials

You can find lists of support materials, including textbooks and websites, on our qualification subject pages and in the Resource Centre.

Making learning fun

Test your knowledge and develop your problem-solving skills with the puzzles and games on these websites:

Caret – for brainteasers and puzzles

Discovery Education – for free resources to make learning fun, including interactive games, videos and virtual labs

Open Door – for study resources for students aged 9 to 17

Bitesize – a BBC website for UK GCSE students where you can find games to give your brain a boost

Factmonster – for quizzes and games

National Geographic Kids – dare to explore

Cambridge Chemistry Challenge – an online competition to help secondary school students think creatively about science

Online help from Cambridge

Students often ask us about their exam results and how to replace lost certificates, and so we have put lots of answers to questions like these online. Just go to our help section and enter your question, or search the list of topics. It’s a quick way to find the information you need.

Here are some examples of questions you’ll find answers to:

  • How do I find out my exam results?
  • When will I receive my certificate?
  • How can I apply for a results enquiry?
  • How can I get a replacement certificate?