*WAMG
Was a Workforce Agreement Monitoring Group. A unique partnership of ten organisations representing employers, the Government and school workforce unions as Signatories of the National Agreement signed on 15 January 2003. Much of this activity has been unpicked with the creation of academies and the decline in Local Authority influence.

Weighting
The contribution that an examination component or other defined part of a scheme of assessment makes to the overall assessment.

WJEC 
Welsh Joint Education Committee/Cyd-Bwyllgor Addysg Cymru. An awarding organisation regulated by ACCAC in Wales, QCA in England and CCEA in Northern Ireland. All administration documents and examination papers issued by WJEC are available in English and Welsh.

Withdrawal 
The cancellation of an entry made as an amendment to entry via as school/college.