Summer 2021: Get the support you need

The Welsh Government, the Design Delivery and Advisory Group, and our regulators, have outlined their plans for how students completing GCSE, AS/A level, Skills Challenge Certificate, and Vocational Qualifications will receive their grades this summer.


You can access Qualifications Wales’ guidance on Alternative Arrangements for GCSEs, AS/A levels here, and Ofqual’s guidance on decisions for awarding Vocational Qualifications and ‘other general qualifications’ here.


You can find out more about what these decisions mean for you by clicking on the boxes below. Please note, this information relates to qualifications awarded in Wales, for guidance on those in England please visit