How Wales’ new GCSEs could look as fewer exams are considered

Pupils in Wales would no longer take three separate science GCSEs under proposed changes to exams under the new curriculum. There could also be fewer GCSE exams for languages and maths. The proposals are among plans for a new range of GCSE subjects published today (Thursday, October 14), by exam regulator Qualifications Wales. The regulator… Continue reading How Wales’ new GCSEs could look as fewer exams are considered

Back to school coronavirus survey: Do you feel schools are safe?

Coronavirus cases are expected to rise as students return to schools and colleges across Wales after the summer break in just a few weeks time. To minimise disruption to learning, the Welsh Government is advising all secondary school students to test themselves at least twice a week, even if they have no symptoms, during the… Continue reading Back to school coronavirus survey: Do you feel schools are safe?

GCSE results 2021: Wales sees record year with leap in top grades

Wales has posted another year of record GCSE results with a 10% leap in top grades awarded and a rise in grades at key subjects. Nearly three in 10 results achieved A* to A grades. Qualifications Wales and the WJEC were unable to provide results at A* only. You can follow our live GCSEs analysis,… Continue reading GCSE results 2021: Wales sees record year with leap in top grades