Appeals for GCSE, AS and A level in Wales: Summer 2018 exam series

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

Release Date: Thursday 11 April, 2019
Period covered: Summer 2018
Next Update: April 2020 (Provisional)

Key points: 

  • There were 17 GCSE and GCE appeals submitted following the summer 2018 exam series, 11 of which were upheld. 
  • Review of marking and moderation outcomes were the most common grounds for appeal in summer 2018. 
  • 65 GCSE and GCE grades were challenged as a result of an appeal in summer 2018. 
  • 10 GCSE and GCE grades – about 1 in every 50,000 grades awarded in summer 2018 – were changed as a result of an appeal.

Contact 

Statistician 

Tel: 01633 373 261 

Email: statistics@qualificationswales.org 

Media 

Tel: 01633 373 216 

Email: comms@qualificationswales.org 

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