A Level and GCSE News
Gower College Swansea A Level and L3 vocational results 2023Students 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.
College Principal shares 10 revision tips for a stress-free exam seasonExam 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.
A surprise trip to Downing St for studentsOur 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.
Academic Olympiads put students to the testStudents 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.
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.
Students asked for views on Welsh broadcastingStudents 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.
Lord Chief Justice offers local learners a chance to hear from judgesThe 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.
Gower College Swansea learner wins Inspire! Adult Learning AwardGower 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 AberdareStudents 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.