A Level and GCSE News

24
Jun
Laurice Keogh

College put me on a path to helping save lives with data

A love of data is helping one Gower College Swansea alumni to play an integral role within the NHS, after her college supported her to pursue a dream apprenticeship despite the challenges brought by the pandemic.

17
May
English students head for Hay

English students head for Hay

Five A Level English students from Gower College Swansea have been offered the experience of a lifetime – to intern at the upcoming Hay Festival.

25
Mar
Impressive Skills medal haul for College students

Impressive Skills medal haul for College students

Gower College Swansea is celebrating after scooping an amazing 20 medals at the recent Skills Competition Wales suite of events.

Skills Competition Wales aims to raise the profile of skills in Wales and offers students, trainees and apprentices a chance to challenge, benchmark and raise their skills by taking part in competitions across a range of sectors.

16
Aug
Swansea’s very own Dr Doolittle secures offer from Cambridge

Swansea’s very own Dr Doolittle secures offer from Cambridge

A Gower College Swansea student is one step closer to achieving his dream of becoming a vet after accepting an offer to study at one of the most prestigious universities in the UK. 

Having achieved three A* in Maths, Biology and Chemistry, 18 year old Edan Reid from Swansea has his sights set on becoming a specialist vet.

05
Jul

Update on Centre Reviews Outcomes

The Centre Review process has now been completed and all grades have been sent to WJEC.

If you requested a review you will be emailed a response and the outcome by the end of today - Monday 5 July.

There will be another opportunity to appeal once the final grades are published by WJEC on 10 August (A Level) and 12 August (GCSE).

16
Mar
Students celebrate offers to top universities

Students celebrate offers to top universities

L-R: Libby O'Sullivan, Ellen Jones, Edan Reid

Six A Level students from Gower College Swansea have been offered places to study at Oxford or Cambridge University in 2021.

14
Oct

Join us at our virtual open evenings in November

This year, our November open evenings are going virtual! Explore the range of full time courses we offer, live chat with our staff and gain a real insight into life at Gower College Swansea.

What can you expect from the day?

24
Sep

Togetherall – a safe, anonymous community for 24/7 mental health support

Our students' health, safety and wellbeing is our top priority, and we're always looking for new ways to support them. We are delighted to announce that we are now offering an excellent online support service called Togetherall.

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.

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