MYTH: You (as students) can’t access past papers & mark schemes.
TRUTH: WRONG! You can, at any time. AQA makes these freely available on their website: http://www.aqa.org.uk/exams-administration/exams-guidance/find-past-papers-and-mark-schemes
Just choose the following (obvious) options from the drop down menus:
Subject: Media Studies [Tricky I know]
Specification : Media Studies 2570
Series: [Choose a year!]
Year 12 – You want Unit 1
Year 13 – It is Unit 3 you seek.