Tagged: History

Year 8 Humanities Problem Based Learning Day

The Humanities departments, consisting of History, Geography and Sociology, took Year 8 on trips earlier this term as part of their Problem Based Learning Day. The PBL Day are designed to develop pupils’ wider understanding of their subjects and encourage cross-curricular skills and thinking. The Humanities PBL Days are themed...

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A Level History Students Visit Aberystwyth University

Year 12 History students attended a coursework immersion day at Aberystwyth University last week. As part of their A Level studies, students are researching and writing a coursework essay on the topic of the First and Second Crusade. The class travelled to Aberystwyth University to attend a day of workshops...

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BVS Hosts Being Human Festival Event

Bishop Vaughan School participated in the Being Human Festival last week. BHF is an annual Humanities Festival with events across the country. This year’s theme was ‘Lost and Found’ and the school hosted a talk by Dr Luca Trenta of Swansea University on the topic of the Cuban Missile Crisis...

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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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