A Level and GCSE News
Former student returns to head up College Oxbridge programme
A familiar face is set to return to Gower College Swansea.
Fiona Beresford, who studied A Level History, English and Maths at the Gorseinon campus, has been appointed as the College’s brand new Oxbridge/HE+ Coordinator.
After completing her A Levels in 2009, Fiona attended Churchill College, Cambridge where she achieved a First in History before beginning a teaching career.
Top results for Gower College Swansea
After an incredible set of A Level results, over 1,000 Gower College Swansea students are set to progress to university this September.
Almost 200 of these students are heading to some of the best universities in the UK - including Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Imperial College London, Bristol, Exeter and the London School of Economics.
GCSE results day – Thursday 23 August 2018
GCSE results will be available for collection from 9am on Thursday 23 August 2018 (main reception area at Tycoch and the Exams office at Gorseinon)
Gower College Swansea A / AS Level results 2018
Students at Gower College Swansea are celebrating an overall A Level pass rate of 98%, with 1827 separate exam entries.
Of these passes, 83% were at the higher grades of A*- C, 58% were at grades A*- B and 28% were at grades A* - A – all strong percentage increases on our excellent 2017 results.
AS/A Level results day – Thursday 16 August 2018
GCE AS and A Level results will be available for collection from 9am on Thursday 16 August (D4 in Gorseinon)
All students must have photographic identification with them (a student card is ideal or, if you don’t have your student card, a driving licence or passport will be acceptable) when they collect their results from the college.
National success for students at the Urdd
There was exceptional success for our students in art, design and technology competitions at the recent Urdd Eisteddfod.
Students head for Hay Festival
Two A Level English students from Gower College Swansea have been selected to attend the Beacons Project residential writing course at the Hay Festival 2018.
Georgia pens prize-winning review
An A Level student from Gower College Swansea has taken first place at the Dylan Thomas Prize book review awards.
All the world’s a stage for GCS students
Almost 30 students from Gower College Swansea have been offered places at some of the UK’s most prestigious drama colleges and universities.
“Our Performing Arts department has had the most amazing twelve months and these stories of successful progression are a wonderful way to end the academic year,” says Learning Area Manager Lucy Hartnoll.
Gower College Swansea Students Win Aberystwyth University Awards
Four students from Gower College Swansea have been successful in Aberystwyth University’s Entrance Scholarship competition.
This year, the University awarded 68 Scholarships and a number of Merit Awards to students applying to study at Aberystwyth in September 2018.