Policy and Research

List of Welsh Government Guidance documents

School Governors Guide to the Law

Respect and resilience – developing community cohesion 2015

Welsh Statutory Instruments

Welsh Government Statistics and Research




Consultations – Have your say on what’s happening in Education

Draft keeping learners safe guidance – submit your comments by 7th November 2019.

Consulting on draft guidance which includes:

  • An overview of current policies to safeguard those in education
  • Greater clarity on the specific duties placed on schools and colleges, and how they should be adopted by other education settings
  • A safeguarding audit tool to support education settings to review their safeguarding arrangements.

Ensuring access to the full curriculum – submit your comments by 28 November 2019.

Seeking your views on the impact of the proposal to change parents’ ability to withdraw their children from Religious Education (RE) and Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) in the new curriculum, includes:

  • the right to withdraw from RE and RSE
  • change of name for RE.

Estyn – Consultation on our inspection arrangements from September 2021 – submit your comments by 2 December 2019.

The scope – consulting on:

  • Overall summative gradings
  • The areas we inspect
  • Inspecting A-level/ vocational learning in sixth forms
  • The notice period
  • Follow-up activity in maintained schools

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