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History GCSE from 2017

We have developed a new GCSE History qualification for first teaching in Wales from September 2017 (first assessment in 2019). We have worked with the teaching community, education professionals and subject specialists to develop this new GCSE History qualification to meet approval criteria set by Qualifications Wales. – find link on QW website

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GCSE History Examiners' Report Summer 2019

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The Summer 2019 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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