2023-2024

Letter to Centres – exams and assessments 2024 – sent 3 May

Letter to Centres: March update – sent 13 March 2024

Letter to Centres: February update – sent 22 February 2024

Letter to Responsible Officers: Consultation on proposed approach to designating 14-16 qualifications – sent 20 February 2024

Letter to Centres:  UK Government announcement on Wave 4 defunding of level 3 qualifications in England - sent 30 January 2024

Letter to Responsible Officers: Withdrawal of VCRF – sent 22 January 2024

Letter to Heads of Centres: Winter update – sent 22 January 2024

Letter to Responsible Officers: Statement of Policy Intent – sent 22 January 2024

Letter to Responsible Officers regarding: Changes to the Standard Conditions of Recognition - sent 13 December 2023

Letter to Heads of Centres: Update on UK Government defunding of level 3 qualifications in England - sent 1 December 2023

Letter to Heads of Centres: Regarding 2024/25 application dates for Welsh
Language Support Grant - sent 23 November 2023

Letter to Heads of Centres: Regarding  maintaining accurate end date data on the QiW database - sent 17 November 2023

Letter to Heads of Centres: Overseeing the November 2023 GCSE exam series - sent 25 October 2023

Letter to Higher Education Institutions: Approach to Grading Arrangements in Wales - sent 23 October 2023

Letter to Heads of Centres confirming the arrangements for the 2023-2024 exam series – sent 21 September 2023 

2022-2023

Procurement Expression Of Interest - sent 21 July 2023 

Letter to Heads of Centres with a summer 2023 – sent 4 July 2023 

Letter to Heads of Centres sharing an update on summer 2023 exams – sent 4 May 2023  

Letter to Heads of Centres including reminders for the summer exam series and a Qualified for the Future consultation update – sent 29 March 2023 

Letter to Higher Education Institutions sharing the arrangements for the transition back to pre-pandemic grading in Wales – sent 7 February 2023 

Letter to Heads of Centres including updates on the exam series, Qualified for the Future consultation, annual report and strategic priorities plan – sent 17 January 2023  

Letter to Responsible Officers regarding QiW end dates - March 2022

Letter to Responsible Officers regarding updated Event Management Policy - sent March 2022

Letter to Responsible Officers regarding Priority Qualifications List and Restricted Priority Qualifications Policy and associated Schemes - sent May 2022

Grades awarded using alternative assessment evidence: guide to the data submission process - sent July 2023

Procurement Expression Of Interest - sent July 2023

Letter providing an update on our approach to designation of qualifications in construction and building services engineering - sent July 2022

Letter to Responsible Officers regarding the publication of our Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care Phase 2 Sector Review - sent July 2022

Letter to Responsible Officers regarding Securing The Offer - sent August 2023

Notice to awarding bodies requesting information on grades awarded using alternative assessment evidence for GCSEs, AS levels, A levels and Skills Challenge Certificates - sent August 2023

Promoting Availability Of Welsh Medium Qualifications Our Decisions - sent August 2023

Designation for Specific Purposes – Changes to QiW - sent August 2022

Letter to Responsible Officers regarding delivering the Active Offer (y ‘Cynnig Cymraeg’) - sent August 2022

Letter to Heads of Centres confirming the arrangements for the 2022-2023 exam series – sent 29 September 2022 

Letter to Responsible Officers regarding Sector Qualification Groups - sent September 2022

Letter to Higher Education Institutions sharing an update on the grading arrangements for learners in Wales – sent 25 October 2022   

Letter to Heads of Centres sharing updates on the consultation on future Made-for-Wales GCSEs and reminders ahead of the November exam series – sent 27 October 2022 

Publication of the Conditions of Recognition for the new Advanced Skills Baccalaureate Wales (ASBW) (Level 3) qualification - sent October 2022

Letter to Heads of Centres sharing the Qualified for the Future consultation and an exam series update – sent 6 December 2022