Tagged: Extra Curricular

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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St Dwynwen’s Day

St Dwynwen’s Day, 25th January 2016 During their lunchtime, pupils at Bishop Vaughan were given the opportunity to celebrate St Dwynwen’s Day in the School Library. St Dwynwen is the Welsh patron saint of love. Pupils enjoyed reading, copying out and illustrating the welsh poem “Ar Lan Y Mor” with...

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Physiotherapy Careers Talk

Dr Stephanie Best of Swansea University visited Bishop Vaughan today to speak to pupils about careers in Physiotherapy and other healthcare fields. Dr Best visited as part of the school’s on-going partnership with the university. She introduced pupils to the range of healthcare careers option to them outside of medicine...