Coronavirus: Wales scraps next summer’s GCSE, AS and A-level exams

Pupils in Wales will not sit GCSE, AS or A-level exams next summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with teachers assessing their grades instead.

Wales’ Education Minister Kirsty Williams said the decision had been made for the “well-being of learners” and to “ensure fairness” as students will have spent different amounts of time in school or college during the coronavirus pandemic.

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