A Level and GCSE News

28
Apr
Remote technology helps Oxbridge hopefuls

Remote technology helps Oxbridge hopefuls

A Level students from Gower College Swansea have been using technology to keep up with their studies during lockdown.

09
Apr
Students enjoy US trip

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.

06
Apr
American university offer for Bethany

American university offer for Bethany

An A Level student from Gower College Swansea has been offered a place at a prestigious US university.

Bethany Wisdom, who is studying A Levels in History, English Literature and French and following the College’s HE+ programme, has been offered a place to study liberal arts at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. 

10
Mar
College welcomes guest from the Holocaust Educational Trust

College welcomes guest from the Holocaust Educational Trust

A group of A2 History learners recently heard testimony from Holocaust survivor Eva Clarke BEM as part of a visit organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust (HET).

06
Mar
Biology Olympiad success for students

Biology Olympiad success for students

A group of AS students from Gower College Swansea took part in the recent British Biology Olympiad (BBO).

The students achieved great results, with one - Rebecca Thompson - attaining a Silver medal and another - Edan Reid - achieving Bronze.

Also competing were Kristy Pen, Joel Asigri, Katie Broome, Lanxin Xu, Lewis Crane, Angie Chong, Anisah Uddin, and Marvel Biju.

13
Feb
12 Gower College Swansea students heading to Oxbridge

12 Gower College Swansea students heading to Oxbridge

Twelve A Level students from Gower College Swansea have been offered places to study at Oxford or Cambridge University in 2020.

These students are all following the Oxbridge Programme at the Gorseinon Campus, which aims to provide the best possible preparation for students aiming to progress to Oxford, Cambridge and other Russell Group universities.

28
Jan
Students prepare for Forensics skills competition

Students prepare for Forensics skills competition

Two Applied Science students from Gower College Swansea are preparing for a regional competition that will put their powers of forensic investigation to the test.

17
Dec
Maths competition success for students

Maths competition success for students

Gower College Swansea recently entered a group of A Level students for the UKMT Senior Mathematics Challenge, a 90-minute multiple-choice competition aimed at learners from across the UK.

The Challenge encourages mathematical reasoning, precision of thought and fluency in using basic mathematical techniques to solve interesting problems.

15
Nov
Oxford college expands outreach initiative to Swansea

Oxford college expands outreach initiative to Swansea

Students at Gower College Swansea have taken part in a brand new initiative that aims to attract more young people from state schools to the University of Oxford.

Around 80 A Level students attended the recent Step Up workshop at the Gorseinon Campus which was led by Head of Outreach at New College, Oxford - and former student of Gower College Swansea - Daniel Powell.

18
Sep
College launches HE+ and Seren Academy for 2019

College launches HE+ and Seren Academy for 2019

Gower College Swansea has welcomed over 400 learners to the Gorseinon campus for the launch of the HE+ programme and Seren Academy for 2019/20.

Gower College Swansea, at the invitation of and in collaboration with, the University of Cambridge, is the ‘hub’ institution in the Swansea HE+ Consortium, working with the seven state sixth-form schools in the City and County of Swansea.

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