Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies A:
Past Papers

Browse our range of Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies Past Papers and Mark Schemes below. Testing yourself with GCSE Religious Studies past papers is a great way to identify which topics need more revision, so you can ensure that you are revising as effectively as possible to help you get ready for your GCSE Religious Studies exam.

Exam Papers

Mark Schemes

2022

June 2022 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1A - Catholic Christianity (QP)June 2022 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1A - Catholic Christianity (MS)
June 2022 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1B - Christianity (QP)June 2022 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1B - Christianity (MS)
June 2022 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1C - Islam (QP)June 2022 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1C - Islam (MS)
June 2022 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2A - Catholic Christianity (QP)June 2022 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2A - Catholic Christianity (MS)
June 2022 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2B - Christianity (QP)June 2022 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2B - Christianity (MS)
June 2022 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2C - Islam (QP)June 2022 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2C - Islam (MS)
June 2022 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2E - Hinduism (QP)June 2022 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2E - Hinduism (MS)
June 2022 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2F - Judaism (QP)June 2022 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2F - Judaism (MS)
June 2022 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3A - Catholic Christianity (QP)June 2022 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3A - Catholic Christianity (MS)
June 2022 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3B - Christianity (QP)June 2022 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3B - Christianity (MS)
June 2022 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3C - Islam (QP)June 2022 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3C - Islam (MS)
June 2022 Paper 4: Textual Studies: Option 4A - Mark's Gospel (QP)June 2022 Paper 4: Textual Studies: Option 4A - Mark's Gospel (MS)
June 2022 Paper 4: Textual Studies: Option 4B - The Qur'an (QP)June 2022 Paper 4: Textual Studies: Option 4B - The Qur'an (MS)
June 2022 Short Course: Paper 1: Study of Catholic Christianity (QP)June 2022 Short Course: Paper 1: Study of Catholic Christianity (MS)
June 2022 Short Course: Paper 2: Study of Christianity (QP)June 2022 Short Course: Paper 2: Study of Christianity (MS)
June 2022 Short Course: Paper 3: Study of Islam (QP)June 2022 Short Course: Paper 3: Study of Islam (MS)
June 2022 Short Course: Paper 4: Study of Judaism (QP)June 2022 Short Course: Paper 4: Study of Judaism (MS)

2021

November 2021 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1A - Catholic Christianity (QP)November 2021 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1A - Catholic Christianity (MS)
November 2021 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2F - Judaism (QP)November 2021 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2F - Judaism (MS)
November 2021 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3A - Catholic Christianity (QP)November 2021 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3A - Catholic Christianity (MS)

2020

November 2020 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1A - Catholic Christianity (QP)November 2020 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1A - Catholic Christianity (MS)
November 2020 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1B - Christianity (QP)November 2020 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1B - Christianity (MS)
November 2020 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1C - Islam (QP)November 2020 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1C - Islam (MS)
November 2020 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2B - Christianity (QP)November 2020 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2B - Christianity (MS)
November 2020 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2C - Islam (QP)November 2020 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2C - Islam (MS)
November 2020 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2F - Judaism (QP)November 2020 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2F - Judaism (MS)
November 2020 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2G - Sikhism (QP)November 2020 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2G - Sikhism (MS)
November 2020 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3A - Catholic Christianity (QP)November 2020 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3A - Catholic Christianity (MS)
November 2020 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3B - Christianity (QP)November 2020 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3B - Christianity (MS)
November 2020 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3C - Islam (QP)November 2020 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3C - Islam (MS)
November 2020 Paper 4: Textual Studies: Option 4A - Mark's Gospel (QP)November 2020 Paper 4: Textual Studies: Option 4A - Mark's Gospel (MS)
November 2020 Paper 4: Textual Studies: Option 4B - The Qur'an (QP)November 2020 Paper 4: Textual Studies: Option 4B - The Qur'an (MS)
November 2020 Short Course: Paper 1: Study of Catholic Christianity (QP)November 2020 Short Course: Paper 1: Study of Catholic Christianity (MS)
November 2020 Short Course: Paper 4: Study of Judaism (QP)November 2020 Short Course: Paper 4: Study of Judaism (MS)

2019

June 2019 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1A - Catholic Christianity (QP)June 2019 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1A - Catholic Christianity (MS)
June 2019 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1B - Christianity (QP)June 2019 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1B - Christianity (MS)
June 2019 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1C - Islam (QP)June 2019 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1C - Islam (MS)
June 2019 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2A - Catholic Christianity (QP)June 2019 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2A - Catholic Christianity (MS)
June 2019 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2B - Christianity (QP)June 2019 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2B - Christianity (MS)
June 2019 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2C - Islam (QP)June 2019 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2C - Islam (MS)
June 2019 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2D - Buddhism (QP)June 2019 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2D - Buddhism (MS)
June 2019 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2E - Hinduism (QP)June 2019 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2E - Hinduism (MS)
June 2019 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2F - Judaism (QP)June 2019 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2F - Judaism (MS)
June 2019 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3A - Catholic Christianity (QP)June 2019 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3A - Catholic Christianity (MS)
June 2019 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3B - Christianity (QP)June 2019 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3B - Christianity (MS)
June 2019 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3C - Islam (QP)June 2019 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3C - Islam (MS)
June 2019 Paper 4: Textual Studies: Option 4A - Mark's Gospel (QP)June 2019 Paper 4: Textual Studies: Option 4A - Mark's Gospel (MS)
June 2019 Paper 4: Textual Studies: Option 4B - The Qur'an (QP)June 2019 Paper 4: Textual Studies: Option 4B - The Qur'an (MS)
June 2019 Short Course: Paper 1: Study of Catholic Christianity (QP)June 2019 Short Course: Paper 1: Study of Catholic Christianity (MS)
June 2019 Short Course: Paper 2: Study of Christianity (QP)June 2019 Short Course: Paper 2: Study of Christianity (MS)
June 2019 Short Course: Paper 3: Study of Islam (QP)June 2019 Short Course: Paper 3: Study of Islam (MS)
June 2019 Short Course: Paper 4: Study of Judaism (QP)June 2019 Short Course: Paper 4: Study of Judaism (MS)

2018

June 2018 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1A - Catholic Christianity (QP)June 2018 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1A - Catholic Christianity (MS)
June 2018 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1B - Christianity (QP)June 2018 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1B - Christianity (MS)
June 2018 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1C - Islam (QP)June 2018 Paper 1: Study of Religion: Option 1C - Islam (MS)
June 2018 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2A - Catholic Christianity (QP)June 2018 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2A - Catholic Christianity (MS)
June 2018 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2B - Christianity (QP)June 2018 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2B - Christianity (MS)
June 2018 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2C - Islam (QP)June 2018 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2C - Islam (MS)
June 2018 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2D - Buddhism (QP)June 2018 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2D - Buddhism (MS)
June 2018 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2E - Hinduism (QP)June 2018 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2E - Hinduism (MS)
June 2018 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2F - Judaism (QP)June 2018 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2F - Judaism (MS)
June 2018 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2G - Sikhism (QP)June 2018 Paper 2: Study of Second Religion: Option 2G - Sikhism (MS)
June 2018 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3A - Catholic Christianity (QP)June 2018 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3A - Catholic Christianity (MS)
June 2018 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3B - Christianity (QP)June 2018 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3B - Christianity (MS)
June 2018 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3C - Islam (QP)June 2018 Paper 3: Philosophy and Ethics: Option 3C - Islam (MS)
June 2018 Paper 4: Textual Studies: Option 4A - Mark's Gospel (QP)June 2018 Paper 4: Textual Studies: Option 4A - Mark's Gospel (MS)
June 2018 Paper 4: Textual Studies: Option 4B - The Qur'an (QP)June 2018 Paper 4: Textual Studies: Option 4B - The Qur'an (MS)
June 2018 Short Course: Paper 1: Study of Catholic Christianity (QP)June 2018 Short Course: Paper 1: Study of Catholic Christianity (MS)
June 2018 Short Course: Paper 2: Study of Christianity (QP)June 2018 Short Course: Paper 2: Study of Christianity (MS)
June 2018 Short Course: Paper 3: Study of Islam (QP)June 2018 Short Course: Paper 3: Study of Islam (MS)
June 2018 Short Course: Paper 4: Study of Judaism (QP)June 2018 Short Course: Paper 4: Study of Judaism (MS)

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