New English GCSE grades for pupils

Over two thousand teenagers across Wales will receive their improved English language GCSE results today.

Welsh Education Minister Leighton Andrews ordered the re-grade after pupils received worse grades than expected.

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GCSE regrade row

The Welsh Government was warned that regrading GCSE exams in English would 'seriously damage' the integrity of the qualification. The comments were made by the WJEC exam board in emails released by the Welsh Government.