A Level and GCSE News
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:
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.
Remote technology helps Oxbridge hopefuls
A Level students from Gower College Swansea have been using technology to keep up with their studies during lockdown.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.