News and Events
GCS and You - our new health and wellbeing strategy
Gower College Swansea is committed to providing a healthy working and learning environment to improve the lives and the futures of its community.
Another first for College
Gower College Swansea has become the first college in Wales to receive an Accredited Award from the Autism Accreditation Committee.
Update from Principal Mark Jones – 27 January 2021
Last week’s announcement by the Education Minister about the way GCSE and A Level assessments will be graded for this year probably doesn’t look a lot different from those used in 2020. Grades will again be determined by lecturers and based on their assessment of students’ work – although this year it will be called Centre Determined Grades.
Apprenticeship Week Wales 2021 - Information Sessions
Apprenticeship Week Wales aims to shine a light on the amazing work being done by employers and apprentices across the country.
This year, Apprenticeship Week Wales will take place between Monday 8 February and Sunday 14 February.
Update from the Principal - 13 January 2021
The announcement on Friday by the First Minister that colleges and schools will continue with online learning for at least the next three weeks (until 29 January and possibly longer if the number of positive cases do not reduce) was disappointing. But it is unquestionably the right approach to take at the current time in helping to reduce the numbers of transmissions across our communities.
Swansea student named as a UK Point of Light
It’s not every day that you receive a personal letter from the British Prime Minister but that’s exactly what happened to Gower College Swansea student Sophie Billinghurst recently.
Important update - online learning until 29 January
Welsh Government has recently agreed that all schools, colleges and independent schools will continue with remote learning until at least 29 January, when the situation will be reviewed.
Important update re: week commencing 4 January 2021
For all parents and students: You may be aware that on the afternoon of Thursday 10 December, the Education Minister announced that colleges and secondary schools would move to online learning for next week – that is, the week commencing 14 December.