A Level and GCSE News
Swansea’s very own Dr Doolittle secures offer from Cambridge
A Gower College Swansea student is one step closer to achieving his dream of becoming a vet after accepting an offer to study at one of the most prestigious universities in the UK.
Having achieved three A* in Maths, Biology and Chemistry, 18 year old Edan Reid from Swansea has his sights set on becoming a specialist vet.
Update on Centre Reviews Outcomes
The Centre Review process has now been completed and all grades have been sent to WJEC.
If you requested a review you will be emailed a response and the outcome by the end of today - Monday 5 July.
There will be another opportunity to appeal once the final grades are published by WJEC on 10 August (A Level) and 12 August (GCSE).
Students celebrate offers to top universities
L-R: Libby O'Sullivan, Ellen Jones, Edan Reid
Six A Level students from Gower College Swansea have been offered places to study at Oxford or Cambridge University in 2021.
Join us at our virtual open evenings in November
This year, our November open evenings are going virtual! Explore the range of full time courses we offer, live chat with our staff and gain a real insight into life at Gower College Swansea.
What can you expect from the day?
Togetherall – a safe, anonymous community for 24/7 mental health support
Our students' health, safety and wellbeing is our top priority, and we're always looking for new ways to support them. We are delighted to announce that we are now offering an excellent online support service called Togetherall.
Changes to results: what does this mean?
Following the announcement of 17 August by Welsh Government, students who have received A Level / AS Level / Welsh Baccalaureate (Skills Challenge Certificate) results this summer from the WJEC will have their grade updated to the grade we submitted to the exam board (Centre Assessed Grade or CAG).
In addition, please note:
Gower College Swansea exam results 2020
Students at Gower College Swansea are celebrating an overall A Level pass rate of 99%, with 1255 separate exam entries.
Of these passes, 34% were at grades A*-A, 61% were at A*-B and 85% were at A*-C.
The overall pass rate at AS Level was 91%, with 66% of those passes being grades A - C and 43% being grades A - B. There were 2610 separate exam entries for AS.
Remote technology helps Oxbridge hopefuls
A Level students from Gower College Swansea have been using technology to keep up with their studies during lockdown.
Students enjoy US trip
In March, a group of 25 Gower College Swansea students undertook a successful trip to the USA.
The students, from the AS and A Level Government and Politics and History courses, visited educational and cultural landmarks in New York City and Washington DC.