How to Order


New 23/2024 P&N Prelim Question Papers are available now (published 1st October, 2023).
This session’s new 2023/2024 prelim papers will be available to download on or before 1st October. Postal orders will follow by Royal Mail that week.
Prelim papers and resource packs can be ordered online using this website, or by emailfaxtelephone or post.
Download our current session’s P&N 2023-2024 Full Order Form for use as part of your usual ordering processes.

Order forms and flyers

This session’s new 23/2024 Prelim Exam Question Papers Flyers (published October, 2023)

Special discount offers were available on pre-orders for 2023/2024 packs received before 30 September (2023) prior to the annual publication of new prelim packs each October. Please see individual flyers and/or individual subject/level pages for details. Please note that discounted offers will end 29/9/23 (a grace period of +4 days is normally in operation to compensate for any centre processing delays), although modified offers may be available for some subject bundles, please see the relevant subject pages.

Flyers/order forms are available to download for our this new session’s 2023-2024 series. All packs which are preordered have been despatched (1st October 2023, valid for session 2023-2024/SQA exam diet 2024).

A full prelim order form for 2023/2024 is available. All prelims comply with 2024 exam arrangements.

Chemistry | Computing | Drama | English | French | Geography | German | History | Mathematics | Modern Studies | Physics | Spanish


When ordering prelims please ensure that you include your SQA Centre number and an official purchase order/another reference as appropriate. All local authorities/councils now require that we have an official purchase order noted on your order and quoted on our invoices.

Details of your order (SQA centre no etc.) is checked against our official list for security. Your personal work-based email address is stored and associated with purchase orders/ your centre’s associated invoices to maintain details of your copyright licences for prelim papers and to allow you to download these securely. Data is stored in full compliance with GDPR data protection law.

Please note that downloads are linked to named accounts/email addresses – please ensure that you provide the email address of the person who will download any PDF/electronic prelims on your order (‘E ‘codes) (centres/authorities often find it easier to include this as an order comment on official purchase orders).

Prelim exam papers will only be supplied to SQA-authorised centres. If ordering an electronic copy, please ensure that your email address is a secure one which is centre-based (provided by your school/college).

An invoice will be sent to your school/council/college office, as appropriate, for payment.

Postage and packing is changed on all paper format packs for postal delivery – £3 per item. No postage and packing/delivery is charged on ePack PDF download orders as secure links to download these are available in secure customer accounts linked to the supplied email address given on the order. An email with direct links to download packs is also sent on completion of your order.

Ordering online

  1. To browse our catalogue of current prelim papers valid for 23/2024 (2023/2024), please choose the  Prelim Exams for 23/2024 link. Past prelims are also available. This new session 23/2024 prelim papers are available to order. All pre-orders were despatched/made available for download by 1st October, 2023. Orders after this date will be dispatched within 24-36 hours for digital downloads and as close to this time period as possible for any paper/postal orders.
  2. Click on the prelim you wish to order according to subject. This will take you to a page with information on that pack. Please add the item you wish to purchase to your shopping basket.
  3. Repeat this process for each paper you wish to order.
  4. Click the “Basket” link at the top of the page to edit, view or finalise the items in your basket.

When you wish to complete your order, please choose “Check out now”. If you have used this website before you will be asked to log in, otherwise please enter your details as a new customer. Complete your order by following the instructions on screen.

Alternatively, add the items you wish to purchase to your shopping basket and then print them off and pass to your school/college office to order in the usual way. If you are ordering digital downloads please ensure that you include a valid centre-based email address.
(For help downloading your prelims please see our download help page under FAQs for more information.)

Ordering by email

Please email official purchase orders to sales@prelims.co.uk.

If you are not using an official council/college purchase order system please ensure your order includes code/description of the item(s), delivery address & contact name, SQA Centre Number (for prelims) and official purchase order number/reference.

Ordering by fax

Please fax a copy of your purchase order/requirements to 01786 818773.

Ordering by telephone

Please telephone 01786 815195 and a member of our staff will be pleased to assist. Available 0815 to 1630 hrs.

Ordering by post

Please send official orders to:

P&N Publications
1 Wallace Street


All orders (with valid purchase order number/reference) from SQA authorised centres will be invoiced on despatch of goods, with payment due on invoice through your usual payment processing channels.

Orders should be paid on invoice via Bank Transfer (BACS, please add your invoice number or PO as a reference). Our registered Financial Officer is P. Harding. Other methods of payment such as DirectDebit or card payments are supported but can only be used when pre-arranged – unfortunately due to transaction fees we may be unable to offer any discounts (including those applying to pre-orders) on orders paid via this method. Use of corporate cards may incur an additional transaction charge.