The big questions about the GCSE exams set to go ahead in Wales next month

The big questions about the GCSE exams set to go ahead in Wales next month

Pupils in Wales will sit GCSEs next month, exam board WJEC has confirmed. Papers will be externally marked and examiners will grade them. The continued pandemic has seen summer exams cancelled for the last two years and grades awarded on teacher assessment and previous work. Despite more Covid cases in schools than last summer pupils will sit GCSEs in English language, Welsh first language, mathematics and mathematics-numeracy. Read more:Pupils sitting GCSE and A-level exams in summer 2022 will be awarded fewer top grades Despite uncertainty about whether exams will be sat next summer and who will mark them the WJEC has confirmed its examiners will grade the November GCSEs, not teachers. Results will be out in January. A WJEC spokesman confirmed: "They will be run and marked as a standard …
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