Action packed August Bank Holiday
The waters of Cardiff bay will be full of action this weekend as the last summer bank holiday gets underway with the P1 Welsh Grand Prix of the Sea.
- Secondary School attendance levels at record high
- £5.7m Welsh Government investment into clinical research and development
- Action packed August Bank Holiday
- Review of the Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Wales) Regulations 2010
- Charging guidance to Ofwat (the economic regulator of the water sector)
- Food Hygiene Rating (Promotion of Food Hygiene Ratings)(Wales) Regulations
- The development of an energy efficiency strategy for Wales
- Welsh Government action plan to further equality for transgender people
Section highlightThe Planning (Wales) Act 2015
The act puts in place delivery structures, processes and procedures to make Wales’ planning system fit for the 21st century.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightTaxes in Wales
The devolution of some taxes to Wales from April 2018 provides us with the opportunity to reshape those taxes to better meet our circumstances and priorities.
1st Supplementary Budget 2015-16 »
The 1st supplementary budget proposes a number of changes to the final budget for 2015-16, which was published in December 2014.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
A report which includes information on examination entry and performance by language, age and gender.
- The percentage of 15 year olds entering at least one GCSE in a modern foreign language has fallen each year, from 41 per cent in 1999 to 28 per cent in 2007.
- The proportion of GCSE entries in modern foreign languages resulting in grades A*-C was 76 per cent in 2007 compared with 67 per cent in 1999.
- In 2007, 68 per cent of entries in modern foreign languages at GCSE level were in French compared to 73 per cent in 1999, whilst Spanish has seen an increase, with 5 per cent of entries in modern foreign languages in 1999 rising to 12 per cent in 2007.
- The proportion of A level entries in modern foreign languages resulting in grades A-C was 78 per cent in 2007 compared with 70 per cent in 2001.
- In 2007, 63 per cent of entries in modern foreign languages at A level were in French compared to 64 per cent in 2001.
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