A Level and GCSE News

13
Jun
Students thanked for fund-raising efforts

Students thanked for fund-raising efforts

Students at Gower College Swansea have raised an astonishing £11,000 over the past two years – money that has been donated to the Kenya Community Education Project

24
May
Taylor heads for Hay

Taylor heads for Hay

Gower College Swansea student Taylor Williams has been awarded a place on the Hay Festival Beacons Project, a prestigious, free workshop residency for 16-18 year olds interested in writing.

Taylor is currently studying A Levels in English Language, English Literature and Media Studies at the Gorseinon Campus.

21
May
Students pen prize-winning reviews

Students pen prize-winning reviews

Three A Level students from Gower College Swansea have claimed prizes at the 2019 DylanEd book review competition, which is organised by Swansea University as part of the wider International Dylan Thomas Prize celebrations.

13
Feb
Pupils encouraged to ‘aim high’ at College event

Pupils encouraged to ‘aim high’ at College event

Gower College Swansea recently organised a special event for Year 10 pupils from secondary schools across Swansea.

The launch of the Welsh Government’s Seren Foundation programme at the Liberty Stadium enabled almost 400 young people to find out more about the range of higher education options they could explore after they complete their A Levels.

01
Feb
Eleven students heading to Oxbridge

Eleven students heading to Oxbridge

Eleven students from Gower College Swansea have been offered a place to study at Oxford or Cambridge University in 2019.

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.

25
Sep

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.

24
Aug
Top results for Gower College Swansea

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.

17
Aug

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)

16
Aug
Gower College Swansea A / AS Level results 2018

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.

28
Jun
AS/A LEVEL RESULTS DAY – THURSDAY 16 AUGUST 2018

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. 

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