A Level and GCSE News
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
National success for students at the Urdd
There was exceptional success for our students in art, design and technology competitions at the recent Urdd Eisteddfod.
Students head for Hay Festival
Two A Level English students from Gower College Swansea have been selected to attend the Beacons Project residential writing course at the Hay Festival 2018.