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WJEC provides, and will continue to provide, qualifications in both England and Wales which meet the needs of teachers and the requirements of regulators in both countries.


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Linear assessment

In common with other awarding organisations, WJEC was recently asked to revise GCSE specifications for centres in England to make the assessment linear.

Frequently Asked Questions - linear assessment

JCQ Notice to centres: Changes to GCSE specifications in England

Strengthened GCSE English Literature for assessment from 2015

We are pleased to inform you that WJEC’s strengthened GCSE English Literature specification for first award in 2015 has been accredited. A leaflet detailing the changes and giving the answers to a number of questions teachers may ask may be found here. In addition, the amended specification and sample assessment materials may be found here. Teachers' guides are also available.

i.e. Magazine

Welcome to the seventh edition of i.e. the English online magazine.


Please let us know what you think!

Previous issues are available here. 

Controlled Assessment

Controlled Assessment Exemplar Material (with marks and commentary provided by the Principal Moderator) is now available.

Key Features of WJEC Provision

  • Direct email contact with subject officers and administrative support
  • Regular updates via e-mail bulletins webpages
  • Straightforward, efficient administration
  • CPD offered across England and Wales
  • Teaching and learning resources available from secure website
  • Past papers and marking schemes available from secure website
  • Item level data available from secure website

For further information, please contact:

Nancy Hutt - Subject Officer, GCSE English Literature
Telephone: 029 2026 5374

Kirsten Wilcock- Subject Officer, GCSE English/English Language
Telephone: 029 2026 5023

Matt Oatley - Subject Support Officer
Telephone: 029 2026 5054

Charlotte Dix - Subject Support Officer
Telephone: 029 2026 5051

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