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BVS Students Attend Hay Scribblers Festival

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Students from Years 9 and 10 attended the Hay Scribblers Tour in Swansea University last week.  The group of students participated in a number of creative writing workshops and met authors Nicky Singer, Alex Wheatle and Jenny Valentine, who discussed a number of topics including climate change, migration and the importance of books for education. The students also planned […]

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BVS Sixth Former Selected for Hay Festival Beacons Project

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A Sixth Form student at Bishop Vaughan School has been selected to participate in a prestigious writing residential programme. Maria, a Year 12 student, is one of only 20 young people to be selected for the Beacons Project, a creative writing residential run by the Hay Festival. The Hay Festival of Literature is an annual […]

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Book ‘n’ Brew Club Hosts Pen Cymru

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The Year 12 Book ‘n’ Brew Club hosted speakers from PEN Cymru, an organisation that promotes literature and defends freedom of expression worldwide. The special guest during the talk was Salih Agir Qoseri, a Kurdish poet and translator, who discussed linguistic rights with the students, specifically limits on the use of the Kurdish language. He […]

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BVS Sixth Form Celebrates World Book Day

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Sixth Form students at Bishop Vaughan School marked World Book Day with a number of events on Thursday. Mr McKay and the Y12 Book ‘n’ Brew reading club arranged a Book Swap stall for the day. Staff and students brought in copies of their favourite books and swapped them for another book. The donated books had […]

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