A Level and GCSE News

18
Aug

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:

13
Aug
Gower College Swansea exam results 2020

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.

11
Aug
A Level results day

Arrangements for results 2020 - updated

Update 19 August 2020

All students will be able to access their exam results from the examination details section of their eLIP. Alternatively, you can log onto the engage app after 8.30am on results day.

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.

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