BREAKING: Wales scraps next summer’s GCSE, AS and A-level exams due to COVID-19

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “BREAKING: Wales scraps next summer’s GCSE, AS and A-level exams due to COVID-19” – below is their description.

    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. Welsh 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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