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Humanities Problem Based Learning Day

The Humanities subject bloc, made up of Geography, History and Social Sciences, held its first Problem Based Learning (PBL) Day last week. The PBL Days are designed to develop pupils’ wider skills and understanding across different subjects. In Year 7, pupils are examining the topic of ‘The Welsh Landscape: Physical,...

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Masterclass Programme Returns to BVS

The Swansea University Masterclass programme has returned to BVS for its third year. The programme involves academics and researchers from Swansea University delivering lectures and workshops to pupils at BVS. This is an excellent opportunity for our students to access cutting edge research and specialist knowledge from experts. This supercurricular...

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Sixth Form Student Completes Prestigious Research Placement

A Year 13 pupil at BVS has completed a placement as part of the prestigious Nuffield Research scheme. Ira, who plans to study Medicine next year, completed a 4 week research placement during the summer. During this time, she worked alongside researchers and scientists to conduct experiments, collect data and...

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A Level Historians Attend University Conference

Year 12 and 13 students attended a History conference at Swansea University last week. The conference was organised by the Out of the Shadows project, a group f academics researching espionage and covert actions by governments. The topic was especially relevant to the Year 13 History class, who study US...

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