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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Where can I study?

 

 

 

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

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

 

 

Jubilee Court

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

 

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