Welcome

Welcome to Gower College Swansea. We know that although exciting, leaving school and starting college can be a bit daunting. On this page, we've put together some information that we hope will help you get a feel for the College so that you know what to expect.

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What are the differences and similarities between school and college?

Differences

  • No uniform
  • Choose what to study
  • Lecturers, not teachers
  • Lectures, not lessons
  • Study/free time
  • More responsibility
  • No bells

Similarities

  • Enrichment activities
  • Known by your tutors
  • Progress evenings
  • Personal tutor
  • Regular reports
  • Support
  • Attendance

A Level results 2020

45%

A* - A
Grades

58%

A* - B
Grades

93%

A* - C
Grades

100%

Pass rate

 

Vocational results 2020

53%

Distinction

84%

Merit

98%

Overall pass rate

Where can I study?

Gorseinon

Gorseinon

The Gorseinon campus accommodates more than 2,000 full time students who have access to over 40 A Level subjects and a wide range of vocational courses.

Llwyn y Bryn

Llwyn y Bryn

Students can explore a diverse range of areas including art and design, fashion, fine art, graphics, media, photography and music at Llwyn y Bryn.

Tycoch

Tycoch

Tycoch is a bustling and vibrant base for students on a wide variety of vocational, access and apprenticeship courses.

Jubilee Court

Jubilee Court

Jubilee Court is home to apprenticeships and construction courses such as painting and decorating, brickwork, carpentry and plastering.