Taylor heads for Hay
Gower College Swansea student Taylor Williams has been awarded a place on the Hay Festival Beacons Project, a prestigious, free workshop residency for 16-18 year olds interested in writing.
Taylor is currently studying A Levels in English Language, English Literature and Media Studies at the Gorseinon Campus.
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.
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.
Georgia pens prize-winning review
An A Level student from Gower College Swansea has taken first place at the Dylan Thomas Prize book review awards.
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.
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.
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.
Student Spencer publishes first novel
Most students spend the summer months relaxing and recharging their batteries but Spencer Davieson is a little different – he spent his summer break publishing his first book.
Pop Up Cinema event a success
A group of Morriston Comprehensive pupils, working with Enterprise Officer Lucy Turtle, have organised the first ‘pop up cinema’ at the college, as part of the Kick Start Programme.
They screened two showings of A Streetcar Named Desire for A Level English students at Gorseinon. Curriculum Leader Joanna Dudley was delighted with the outcome of the event.
English grade booster session for Pontarddulais school
A group of More Able and Talented (MAT) pupils from Pontarddulais School attended a twilight class at Gorseinon recently to boost their grade in English in their forthcoming GCSE exam.