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Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification at Ysgol Dyffryn Aman

Course description

The new revised Welsh Baccalaureate introduced in September 2015 and at several levels. The new and more rigorous Welsh Baccalaureate is based on a Skills Challenge Certificate and Supporting Qualifications. The primary aim is to promote essential skills for employment and to provide opportunities through three Challenges (Community Challenge, Global Citizenship and Enterprise) and an Individual Project. The WBQ will be graded A* - C and UCAS points will be awarded accordingly.

Course content

Here is a summary of the qualification needs:

Welsh Baccalaureate – leading to further/higher education or employment/career.

Skills Challenge Certificate:

Individual Project

Community Challenge

Global Citizen Challenge

Enterprise & Employability Challenge


English or Welsh Language

Maths –Numeracy

Supporting qualifications:

Other GCSEs OR AS and A-Levels OR Vocational Qualifications

Further information

Welsh Bac has been timetabled for 4 contact lessons and 1 supported self study lesson in year 12 where the students will cover the course requirements and gain support for the assessment. Additionally students will have 1 1/2 hours contact with their form teacher. In year 13 2 lessons will be timetabled towards ensuring that support is given for the extended essay.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ysgol Dyffryn Aman directly.

Last updated date: 08 November 2016
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