A Level and GCSE News

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Gower College Swansea A Level and L3 vocational results 2023

Students at Gower College Swansea are celebrating a strong set of A Level and vocational Level 3 results again in 2023. The overall A Level pass rate is 98%, with 1391 separate exam entries. Of these passes, 35% are at grades A*-A, 60% are at A*-B and 82% are at A*-C.
10 revision tips for a stress-free exam season

College Principal shares 10 revision tips for a stress-free exam season

Exam season has begun and young people across Swansea are now taking their final exams and assessments for GCSEs, A Levels and vocational qualifications. It’s natural that this will be a stressful time for some students and their families.
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A surprise trip to Downing St for students

Our AS Government and Politics students recently visited London where they took in some very famous sights. It was an action-packed day. Setting off from Swansea at 5.30am, the students visited the UK Supreme Court and enjoyed a walking tour of Whitehall.
Myfyrwyr yn gwenu / Smiling students

Academic Olympiads put students to the test

Students from Gower College Swansea have performed extremely well in a series of recent competitions designed to test their skills and prepare them for their university applications.
Myfyriwr yn gwenu / Smiling student

A career rethink thanks to Chemistry!

Ruby Millinship was planning on a career in design until she started studying A Level Chemistry at Gower College Swansea.
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Students asked for views on Welsh broadcasting

Students from Gower College Swansea recently enjoyed a lively discussion with members of the House of Commons Welsh Affairs Committee. The Gorseinon Campus hosted the roundtable meeting between learners and Geraint Davies, Labour MP for Swansea West; Stephen Crabb, Conservative MP for Preseli Pembrokeshire; and Ben Lake, Plaid Cymru MP for Ceredigion.
Students listening to talk / Myfyrwyr yn gwrando ar anerchiad

Lord Chief Justice offers local learners a chance to hear from judges

The most senior judge in England and Wales today visited Gower College Swansea. He was there to give the students the chance to hear about the work of judges, the justice system and the rule of law. Lord Burnett of Maldon, the Lord Chief Justice of England & Wales visited the College as part of the school’s engagement programme that judges are involved in across the country.
Hisham sitting in the library

Gower College Swansea learner wins Inspire! Adult Learning Award

Gower College Swansea ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) and GCSE learner, Hisham Saeed, has won the Different Past - Shared Futures Award at the Inspire! Adult Learning Awards.
Students talk politics with The Lord Aberdare

Students talk politics with The Lord Aberdare

Students from Gower College Swansea recently had the opportunity to meet The Lord Aberdare – Alastair John Lyndhurst Bruce – when he visited the Gorseinon Campus as part of the Learn with the Lords programme.
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Students inspired to aim for top universities

Hundreds of young learners were recently invited to attend the launch of the Swansea Seren Hub for 2022/23, where they were able to find out more about the skills needed to apply to the UK’s top universities.


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