Exam Results 2020

The latest updates

On 17 August the Education Minister said that A level, AS, GCSE, Skills Challenge Certificate and Welsh Baccalaureate grades will be based on the estimate grades submitted by teachers.

Read her full statement

Our response

Responding to the latest development, Professor Sally Holland, the Children’s Commissioner for Wales said:

“The right decision has been made. Let this be evidence that young people are active citizens in Wales. Thanks to each and every one of you for making your voices heard. Let’s make this week a time for celebrating achievements and supporting young people to reach their potential.”


This guide (PDF) from Qualifications Wales says what you should do if you have concerns or questions about your grades.

Next steps, Support and Advice

Start Your Story

Free advice and guidance is available to help you work out next steps after receiving your results.

Working Wales and Careers Wales are offering free, impartial advice to help you decide on your next steps and make an informed decision.

For more information, call 0800 028 4844 to speak to an adviser or head to www.workingwales.gov.wales/start-your-story.

You can also follow Working Wales and Careers Wales on Facebook or on Twitter at @WorkingWales and @CareersWales.

Getting advice and support

If you feel low or worried about your results you can call Meic on 080880 23456 or use their online chat service between 0800 and midnight every day

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Call us

If you’d like further information and advice you can call our independent Investigations and Advice Service.

Young minds exam result stress

Young Minds have created a useful resource on dealing with exam result stress

They’ve also created a resource for parents.

The Student Room

You may also want to keep in touch with other students via The Student Room, the UK’s largest online student community.