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.
The overall pass rate at AS Level was 93%, with 69% of those passes being grades A - C and 48% being grades A - B – again, all strong percentage increases on 2017 results.
There were 2853 separate exam entries for AS.
“This is a fantastic set of exam results right across the board, with the number of our students gaining straight A and A* grades increasing on previous years,” says Principal Mark Jones. “I’m also delighted to see that the percentage of A grade passes at AS Level has increased considerably to 27%, up from 21% last year. I am really pleased to see that all that hard work has paid off for our students. I must also take this opportunity to acknowledge our fantastic teaching and support staff who have worked with these learners throughout the year.
“I wish all our graduating students the very best as they progress on to the next phase of their learning journeys – whether that is in higher education or employment.”
Photos: Adrian White