Tagged: Engineering

Year 9 Visit to Swansea University

A group of more able pupils from Year 9 visited Swansea University yesterday as part of the school's Masterclass programme. The pupils enjoyed a tour of the new Bay campus, watched a presentation about Masterclass programme and took part in an Engineering workshop. The pupils created rocket powered cars with...

Year 9 Participate in Swansea University Engineering Workshop

A group of Year 9 pupils took part in an Engineering workshop today led by students from Swansea University. The workshop was part of the ‘Bloodhound’ project – engineers from Swansea University are working on making a car capable of travelling at 1000mph. BVS pupils were introduced to the Bloodhound...

Sixth formers are clean and G.R.E.E.N

A group of students have scooped a top engineering and science award for designing a glass bottle sorting device. Eight pupils competed against 75 other teams from across south Wales, and won the “Best application of engineering and Technology” award, and also nominated for “Best working Prototype” at the Engineering...

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Engineering Masterclass with Swansea University

Bishop Vaughan School pupils enjoyed another Masterclass from Swansea University’s Engineering department today. Dr Sean Walton, a researcher at the university, visited the school to discuss his work on optimisation in Engineering. The pupils were then challenged to apply the principles of optimisation into creating a tower that could hold...