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Gower College Swansea exam results 2019

Students at Gower College Swansea are celebrating an overall A Level pass rate of 99%, with 1205 separate exam entries.

Of these passes, 35% were at grades A*-A, 61% were at A*-B and 82% were at A*-C.

The overall pass rate at AS Level was 92%, with 67% of those passes being grades A - C and 44% being grades A - B. There were 2447 separate exam entries for AS.

The College’s vocational results are also strong again this year with a 100% pass rate across Level 3 Extended Diplomas. 57% of these students achieved at least one Distinction.

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A Level and GCSE

Your College, Your Future, Our Guarantee

Mark Jones, Principal of Gower College Swansea, explains how the College is planning to help students create a clear progression pathway for their future.

One of the conflicts that all educational institutions face is that, whilst many parents and prospective students can often judge their performance on what can be a narrow view of pass rates and grades, their actual role goes far beyond this.

Pum llwybr gyrfa y gallech eu harchwilio yma yn Abertawe

 

I gannoedd o fyfyrwyr ar draws Abertawe, mae’r amser wedi dod i wneud penderfyniadau am yr hyn sy’n digwydd nesaf ar eu taith addysgol, p’un a yw’n goleg neu’n chweched dosbarth, yn brentisiaeth neu’n mynd yn syth i’r gweithle. Mae pob opsiwn addysg a hyfforddiant yn cynnig cyfle i bobl ifanc ennill sgiliau newydd a chreu llwybr gyrfa cyffrous a gwerth chweil. Yma i edrych ar rai o’r cyfleoedd gyrfa hynny sydd ar gael i fyfyrwyr ledled y ddinas mae Mark Jones, Pennaeth Coleg Gŵyr Abertawe.

Five career paths you could explore here in Swansea

For hundreds of students across Swansea, the time has come to make decisions about what happens next in their educational journey, whether it’s college or sixth-form, an apprenticeship or heading straight into the workplace. Each educational and training option offers young people an opportunity to gain new skills and forge an exciting and rewarding career path. Here to look at some of those career opportunities available to students across the city is Mark Jones, Principal at Gower College Swansea.

Myfyriwr Safon Uwch yn mynd i Brifysgol yn America

Ymhlith y 1000+ o fyfyrwyr sydd ar fin symud ymlaen i addysg uwch o Goleg Gŵyr Abertawe mae Elli Rees, sydd wedi cael lle mewn prifysgol nodedig yn America.

Aeth Elli i Ysgol Gyfun y Strade cyn astudio cyrsiau Safon Uwch mewn Mathemateg, Saesneg Llenyddiaeth, Llywodraeth a Gwleidyddiaeth ar Gampws Gorseinon, a bydd hi nawr yn astudio ar gyfer gradd y Celfyddydau Breiniol yn St John’s College yn Annapolis, Maryland.

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A Level and GCSE

A Level student heads to American University

Among the 1000-plus students about to progress to higher education from Gower College Swansea is Elli Rees, who has won a place at a prestigious American university.

Elli, who attended Ysgol Gyfun y Strade before studying A Levels in Maths, English Literature, Government and Politics, and Religious Studies at the Gorseinon Campus, will now read for a Liberal Arts degree at St John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland.

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A Level and GCSE

Shanghai calling for electronics students

Four Gower College Swansea students have made it through to the WorldSkills UK national finals for Industrial Electronics, which take place at the NEC in November

Rhys Watts, Liam Hughes, Ben Lewis and Nathan Evans are all on Electronic Engineering courses at the Tycoch Campus.

“The entire teaching team is delighted and extremely proud of these students,” says Curriculum Leader Steve Williams. “The group heading to Birmingham in November is comprised of eight learners so, for half of that team to be Gower College Swansea students, is an incredible achievement.”

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Electronic Engineering

Canlyniadau Arholiadau Coleg Gŵyr Abertawe 2019

Mae myfyrwyr yng Ngholeg Gŵyr Abertawe yn dathlu cyfradd basio Safon Uwch gyffredinol o 99%, gyda 1205 o geisiadau arholiad ar wahân.

O’r rhain, roedd 35% yn raddau A*-A, roedd 61% yn raddau A*-B ac roedd 82% yn raddau A*-C.

Roedd y gyfradd basio gyffredinol ar gyfer Safon UG yn 92%, gyda 67% ohonynt yn raddau A - C a 44% A - B. Roedd 2447 o geisiadau arholiad ar wahân ar gyfer UG.

Roedd canlyniadau galwedigaethol y Coleg yn gryf unwaith eto eleni, gyda chyfradd basio o 100% ar draws Diplomâu Estynedig Lefel 3. Cyflawnodd 57% o’r myfyrwyr hyn o leiaf un Rhagoriaeth.

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A Level and GCSE

Six careers you could kickstart in Swansea that didn’t exist 20 years ago

With exam season well underway, students across Swansea will undoubtedly be thinking about what comes next, and what their options are post-exams. In the past 20 years, the jobs landscape has changed considerably – here to talk about what some of these new opportunities look like is Mark Jones, Principal at Gower College Swansea.   

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