Kirsty Williams, Gweinidog Addysg/Minister for Education

Kirsty Williams’ statement on school closures.

***Updated below***

As a result of Kirsty Williams’ recent announcement regarding school closures in Wales (which you can read here), please be aware that school will be open on Thursday 19th March to Years 10, 11, 12 and 13 only. We would ask for all pupils in those year groups to attend school where possible.

On Friday 20th March, school will be open only to staff to allow them to prepare all work to support their learners fully at this extraordinary time.

We thank you for your support and wish you and all your family the very best.

Any further updates will continue to feature on our Coronavirus (COVID 19) Action Page which can be found here.

Pupils and parents concerned about GCSE and AS/A-Level examinations and qualifications can read a statement of re-assurance from Kirsty Williams, Qualifications Wales and WJEC here.

***20.3.20 Update*** WJEC Chief Executive Ian Morgan, has released a statement today (20.3.20) regarding qualifications. Please follow the link here for more information.