The UK Government has announced exams will not be held in May and June. The Writers’ Examination Board accepts this decision. Examinations for WRITE-2 Commissioned Writing and WRITE-3 Responsive Writing are now cancelled. Our focus is on supporting learners to achieve the qualifications they need to progress to the next stage of their lives. The … Continue reading

Summary of Results

Apprentice of Fine Arts (AFA) in Creative Writing: results for Summer 2019 Cumulative percentage of candidates A* 18% A*-A 53% A*-B 79% A*-C 95% A*-D 100% A*-E 100% Table shows results for 38 candidates from 7 centres: Badminton School; Bristol Grammar School; Clevedon School; Enfield County High School; Kingswood School; Marlborough College; Redmaids High School


The second stage of consultation over the Paper Nations Benchmarks for Creative Writing was launched at the NAWE conference in York in November 2018. These are exciting proposals for the teaching of Creative Writing across all stages of education in the UK, and it’s exciting to see that many of the published ideas for recommended … Continue reading PAPER NATIONS

NAWE (National Association of Writers in Education)

On the weekend of 9-11 November, David Briggs attended the annual NAWE conference in York. He presented a paper about the Apprenticeship of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, and found many supportive allies for the AFA project from those teaching Creative Writing in Higher Education. The conference is a superb opportunity to hear about the … Continue reading NAWE (National Association of Writers in Education)