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Students and Parents
This part of the website is for students and parents. It holds free past papers for download and use, information on what processes to follow when dealing with WJEC and lots of useful background information.
GCSE English language re-grading
View information about the re-grading of GCSE English language in Wales
If you have recently received your exam results, you may find the following information helpful in understanding the grading system, and in particular, the “Uniform Mark Scale” (UMS) which is now used for most examinations:
If you are a parent or a student taking WJEC examinations, our website will help you find a range of information about subject specifications, or syllabuses, changes and new developments in qualifications.
View the annual examination timetables.
If you have enquiries about examinations, first contact your school or college. If there are any issues on which you would like further advice, please fill in a Feedback form and we will do our best to help.
Errors in Question Papers
If you are concerned about some of the news you’ve heard about errors in question papers, please don’t worry, more information can be found in the document for students and parents.
Free past papers for each subject are now available. You can also find them on each qualification page, below the 'Documents' section.
Past papers and mark schemes – revised policy
We have revised our publication policy to allow schools and colleges to use past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports as internal resources before they are available to all.
You can also browse through our online shop for revision guides and other textbooks to help you study.
WJEC's educational and cultural role
Unlike most other Examination Awarding Bodies, WJEC has a broad educational and cultural remit which extends beyond examinations and qualifications.
If you are a student in Wales, we offer opportunities to perform on stage at the highest level with our National Youth Orchestra and National Youth Theatre, part of National Youth Arts Wales.
Wherever you are in the world, you can access the free online support we provide through NGfL Cymru (National Grid for Learning), funded by the Welsh Assembly Government. The NGfL website contains interactive educational resources for all age groups from the Early Years to Post 16.