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Welsh Literature GCSE

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GCSE Welsh Literature is a qualification that encourages candidates to develop their interest and enthusiasm in Welsh literature and to enable them to contribute to a bilingual society of the twenty first century. The aim is to develop candidates' confidence to respond analytically and personally to literature and contemporary multimedia cultural materials in order to gain an appreciation of Wales' cultural heritage.

Accredited Specifications and Specimen Assessment Materials for Wales (for first teaching from 2015) are now available.

GCSE Welsh Literature Specification Cover

Our dedicated Educational Resources team are working in close consultation with teachers and sector leads to produce a range of exciting, diverse and engaging material to support our new GCSE Welsh Literature qualification.

Take a look at the existing resources we have for Welsh.

Continuing Professional Development

We are holding a series of CPD courses from the autumn term to support teachers delivering GCSE Welsh Language and Literature. Book your place by clicking the course link below:

WJEC GCSE Welsh Language and Literature - Approaches to Teaching (Wales Centres Only)

Key Dates


Grade Boundaries (UMS / Raw Marks)

Please follow the link to the grade boundary information.

Information on how raw marks are converted to uniform marks can be found in the following document - Uniform Marks.

General Information

Controlled Assessment

Oral Examinations - Unit 2

Unitised Specifications - GCSE

Video explaining entry and re-sit rules for GCSE unitised specifications:
Unitised Specifications - GCSE Video

Item Level Data

For further information, please contact:

Llinos Lloyd - Subject Officer
Telephone: 029 2026 5004
E-mail: llinos.lloyd@wjec.co.uk

Nia Morgan - Subject Support Officer
Telephone: 029 2026 5192

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GCSE Welsh Literature Examiners' Report Summer 2015

Principal Examiners' Report

The Summer 2015 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.

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