A Level and GCSE News

27
Oct
College celebrates Diversity Week 2017

College celebrates Diversity Week 2017

Staff and students across Gower College Swansea have celebrated Diversity Week with the twelfth annual Diversity Fayre and a series of awareness-raising workshops.

11
Oct
Poetry workshop inspires students

Poetry workshop inspires students

Award-winning poet and journalist Rae Howells has paid a visit to the Gorseinon campus to hold a creative workshop with A Level English students.

Rae, a former student of the college, talked about her career to date before giving a poetry reading and setting the students a writing challenge based on a news story and series of photographs.

29
Sep
College launches HE+ for new academic year

College launches HE+ for new academic year

Gower College Swansea has welcomed over 250 learners to the Gorseinon campus for the launch of the HE+ programme* for 2017/18.

Gower College Swansea, at the invitation of and in collaboration with, the University of Cambridge, is the ‘hub’ institution in the Swansea HE+ Consortium, working with the seven state sixth-form schools in the City and County of Swansea.

13
Sep
William wins prize for science project

William wins prize for science project

An A Level student from Gower College Swansea has been awarded a prize from Tata Steel in recognition of work he undertook during a summer placement.

William Hughes, who is studying Mathematics and Science at the Gorseinon campus, received a cheque and an award for Best Value Added Project.

17
Aug
Gower College Swansea A / AS Level results 2017

Gower College Swansea A / AS Level results 2017

Students at Gower College Swansea are celebrating an overall A Level pass rate of over 97%, with 1655 separate exam entries.

Of these passes, 82% were at the higher grades of A*- C, 56% were at grades A*- B and 27% were at grades A* - A – all strong percentage increases on our excellent 2016 results.

09
Aug

Six ways to enhance future career prospects over the summer holidays

A few weeks into the summer holidays, students will hopefully be starting to feel relaxed and refreshed after all their hard work during the GCSE and A Level exam period.  With a month of holidays left to look forward to, many will be seeking opportunities to give them a head-start in their chosen careers or in the work place in general.

09
Aug

What comes next? The stepping stones to success for Swansea students

Students across Swansea will now be looking forward to a well-deserved summer break after overcoming their biggest educational challenge yet: their GCSE exams. While many are set for pastures new, there are those who are still deciding on where to take the next steps of their educational journeys. 

10
May
Chemistry Olympiad success for students

Chemistry Olympiad success for students

A Level Chemistry students at Gower College Swansea have performed extremely well once again at the Royal Society of Chemistry Olympiad, which saw over 5300 young people participate in 2017.

03
May
GCS student wins place on Hay Festival writing residency

GCS student wins place on Hay Festival writing residency

Gower College Swansea A Level English Literature student Matilda Gregory is one of only 20 young people to win a place on the Beacons Project residential writing course at the Hay Festival 2017.

07
Apr
Congratulations to our Oxbridge students 2017

Congratulations to our Oxbridge students 2017

Seven students from Gower College Swansea have been offered places to study at Cambridge and Oxford Universities this year. They are:

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