Malpractice for GCSE, AS and A level in Wales Summer 2021 exam series

An annual release that presents data on the number of malpractice penalties and offences in Wales for GCSE, AS and A level qualifications.

Release Date: Thursday 16 December, 2021
Period covered: Summer 2021
Next Update: December 2022 (Provisional)

Key Points:

  • Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic there have been substantial changes to the malpractice processes. These changes mean that users should interpret differences between 2021 figures and other series with caution. This release describes the malpractice in summer and additional data is available in the associated data tables. Although there were no exams in summer 2021, some malpractice cases here relate to assessments completed before the summer exams as well as assessments used to determine centre based grades.
  • 35 penalties were issued in summer 2021. All 35 of these were issued to students, and none were issued to centres or centre staff.
  • All student penalties were warnings in summer 2021.

Contact

Statistician

Tel: 01633 373 253

Email: statistics@qualificationswales.org

Media

Tel: 01633 373 216

Email: comms@qualificationswales.org

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