Welsh Second Language GCSE from 2017
We have developed a new GCSE Welsh Second Language qualification for first teaching in Wales from September 2017 (first assessment in 2019). We have worked with the teaching community, education professionals and subject specialists to develop this new GCSE Welsh Second Language qualification to meet approval criteria set by Qualifications Wales. – find link on wefan CC.
Dates for GCSE Welsh Second Language 2020
Unit 1: April 21, 22, 23rd
Unit 2: April 27, 28,29
Unit 3: May 6 (morning)
Unit 4: May 14 (morning)
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GCSE Welsh Second Language (from 2017) Examiners' Report Summer 2018Download
Principal Examiners' Report
The Summer 2018 Principal Examiners' reports provide feedback on this Summer's examination series. The reports include helpful observations and commentary on the work produced for this series and can assist teachers in preparing their students for the next examination series.