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What are the latest level 4 restrictions?

Will schools close?

All secondary schools and further education colleges in Wales transitioned to online classes on Monday December 14.

A number of counties also closed primary schools early, including Cardiff and Swansea.

Mark Drakeford had initially been committed to keeping schools open for as long as possible, urging parents to continue sending their children until the end of term. On Nov 27,  Mr Drakeford said, “It is important for our children not to miss out further.”

“Parents will know just how important this period the end of term is, especially in primary schools. Children benefit from being with their

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Students to get generous GCSE and A Level grades next summer to counter impact of pandemic

Heads down: A-levels and GCSEs are still hugely respected around the world (PA Wire)
Heads down: A-levels and GCSEs are still hugely respected around the world (PA Wire)

GCSE and A-level students will be awarded more generous grades to compensate for the pandemic, the Education Secretary has revealed.

Gavin Williamson said pupils in England will receive advance notice of some topics ahead of tests – as well as exam aids when sitting papers – to ensure this cohort of students is not disadvantaged.

Additional exams will also be run to give students a second chance to sit a paper if the main exams or assessments are missed due to illness or self-isolation, the Department

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