News and Events

16
May
Schools enjoy Football Festival

Schools enjoy Football Festival

Over 50 Swansea school pupils braved the wind and rain to enjoy a Football Festival at Elba Sports Complex this week - a fantastic event organised by Sports students from Gower College Swansea.

The event took the format of a 7-a-side 'round robin' with all the schools playing against each other, with a Final being played by the two top-scoring schools. 

16
May
Entrepreneurship project for school pupils launched

Entrepreneurship project for school pupils launched

A new project to help schools teach enterprise skills to 5 and 6 year old pupils has launched.

The Bumbles of Honeywood is a set of books, online resources and educational materials designed to nurture enterprise skills from a young age - as well as teaching children about the plight of the endangered honey bee.

16
May
Principal named as finalist in IoD Director of the Year Awards

Principal named as finalist in IoD Director of the Year Awards

Mark Jones, Principal of Gower College Swansea, has been shortlisted in the IoD Wales Director of the Year Awards 2017, which honour many of Wales’ most influential and motivational business leaders.

10
May
Chemistry Olympiad success for students

Chemistry Olympiad success for students

A Level Chemistry students at Gower College Swansea have performed extremely well once again at the Royal Society of Chemistry Olympiad, which saw over 5300 young people participate in 2017.

10
May
Ffion aims for the stars

Ffion aims for the stars

A young student from Llandeilo is about to reach for the stars quite literally when she joins the International Space School (FISE) in Texas over the summer break.

Ffion James, who lives in Llandybie and attends Bro Dinefwr Llandeilo, is one of only 50 young people from all over the world to be selected for this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

09
May
Junior College student considers career in engineering

Junior College student considers career in engineering

Pontarddulais Comprehensive pupil Rhys Thomas has been finding out more about post-school options thanks to Gower College Swansea’s Junior College programme.

Rhys, who is in Year 10, has been trying his hand - and developing an understanding of – engineering at the Tycoch campus.

08
May

GCS students compete at AoC Sport National Championships

Students from Gower College Swansea competed at the recent AoC Sport National Championships in Nottingham, coming home with a Gold medal (in Ladies Rugby) as they helped the Welsh region to finish in tenth place.

05
May
Rhys scoops Silver for his 'tea for two'

Rhys scoops Silver for his 'tea for two'

ILS student Rhys Harvey has taken a Silver medal at the Inclusive Skills cookery competition, held in Newtown earlier this week.

For the competition, Rhys was required to make a delicious afternoon tea for two within a time frame of just 1.5 hours.

03
May
GCS student wins place on Hay Festival writing residency

GCS student wins place on Hay Festival writing residency

Gower College Swansea A Level English Literature student Matilda Gregory is one of only 20 young people to win a place on the Beacons Project residential writing course at the Hay Festival 2017.

26
Apr
Fingers crossed for Ryan!

Fingers crossed for Ryan!

Following the recent (and final) selection process, Gower College Swansea is eagerly awaiting news on whether Hospitality student Ryan Kenyon has been selected to represent the UK at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017*.

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