GCSE Welsh Second Language

Advance information / adaptations – summer 2022

Advance information for this subject can be found under Summer 2022 Adaptations below. You can also access our GCSE and A levels Adaptations Booklets here.

Summer 2022: Oral assessments

Due to the rising Covid-19 cases in schools and colleges, WJEC has provided details of contingency arrangements for centres conducting GCSE Welsh second language oral assessments to exams officers. 

E-submission via SURPASS

This subject uses e-submission via SURPASS. For information on e-submission and a video walk through guide to the process of uploading files please visit our e-submission page.

Teaching: Nov 2017
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GCSE Welsh Second Language Specification
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Our GCSE Welsh Second Language specification will enable learners to understand and use the language for a variety of purposes and audiences.

It will develop learner’s language learning skills and strategies in order to enable them to communicate and interact confidently and spontaneously in relevant situations and specified context.

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WJEC GCSE Cymraeg Ail Iaith Welsh 2nd Language: Revision Guide 978-1-911208-47-1 Enfys Thomas, Richard Roberts, Tina Thomas

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