Tagged: Extra Curricular

World Book Day

Bishop Vaughan staff and pupils have been enjoying reading this term and took some great ‘selfies’ to show what books they had for Christmas. Displays of the photographs are due to be put up around the school and the winning entry, from Joseph Gaffney in 7.1, was presented with a...

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History Masterclass

Bishop Vaughan’s Masterclass partnership with Swansea University continued today with a visit from Dr Tom Allbeson, a lecturer in History. He delivered a fascinating class based on his research on post-war Britain. Dr Allbeson focused on the impact of the Blitz during WW2 and the longer term impact on society. He...

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...

Young Writers’ Squad

The Young Writers’ Squad spent a thoroughly enjoyable morning on Saturday at the Dylan Thomas Centre meeting and working with the award-winning author, Tyler Keevil. Tyler is a novelist, screenwriter and writes short stories. Originally from Canada, he now lives in Abergavenny and lectures in Creative Writing at the University...

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