Dear Learners / Parents / Guardians,
Following a significant reduction in Coronavirus infections across North Wales, we are pleased to be
welcoming all learners back to College gradually during the week commencing April 12th.
Most learners will return to college on their normal timetable w/c April 12th. A small number may have
different arrangements, and we will contact learners should this apply to them.
Our arrangements for the return of learners, and an update on assessment during term 3 are as follows:
Return to College
We have updated our risk assessments and the following key changes are in place to keep everyone safe from
- All learners will need to wear 3 layer face coverings when inside college buildings and on college transport. Learners do not need to wear face coverings when eating food and outside college buildings (providing 2m social distancing is maintained).
- Learners who have a valid reason not to wear a face covering should contact Learning Support on
firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain an exemption card.
- Learners will need to maintain 2m social distancing apart from when they are in classrooms with their
- We will provide lateral flow test kits to learners and recommend that they are used twice weekly to
minimise the risk of asymptomatic infection, further information about home testing is available here.
- Home to college transport is running and learners will need to wear face coverings, and follow Grŵp Llandrillo Menai guidance on transport.
- A grab and go food service will be provided on all campuses.
For further information about our return
to college risk assessment, click here.
GCSE & A Level Assessment
We are following WJEC and Qualifications Wales guidance to determine grades this summer and the key points
are as follows:
- We will continue to teach the curriculum from April 12th.
- During term 3 learners will complete tutor assessments.
- We will use a range of evidence including the term 3 tutor assessments to determine learners Centre
Determined Grades (CDG).
- We will share subject assessment plans with learners by the end of March. These will explain which
assessment evidence will be used to determine Centre Determined Grades.
- We will share the Centre Determined Grade with learners on June 11th.
- If learners have any questions about assessment please contact your lecturer.
We are following awarding body guidance to determine grades this summer and the key points are as follows:
- We will continue to teach the curriculum and assess learners from April 12th.
- During term 3, learners will complete assessments.
- We will be following awarding body guidelines to support learners to complete their qualifications
this academic year.
- Vocational awarding bodies are hoping to finalise their arrangements by the end of March and we will
share updates via tutors and through this link on the website.
I would like to thank you for your support and understanding whilst you have been learning remotely from
home. This hasn't been a normal academic year, and I have been impressed at your dedication and commitment
during this period.
I look forward to welcoming you back to college from April 12th and wish you every success this term.
Diolch and Stay Safe,
Chief Executive Officer
Conwy LL28 4HZ
Phone: 01492 546666