Tagged: History

Cambridge University Summer School

As part of the school’s programme to support More Able and Talented (MAT) pupils, Bishop Vaughan helps pupils identify suitable work experience and summer school opportunities. This year, several pupils applied for a summer school at Christ’s College in Cambridge University. Two of our pupils, Hollie and Emma, were successful...

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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...

Local MP Visits Bishop Vaughan School

Carolyn Harris, MP for Swansea East, visited Bishop Vaughan last week as part of the Parliament Week. She met with a group of Year 12 pupils to discuss what Parliament does, what the daily life on an MP involves and how elections work. As part of her visit, the pupils...

Year 10 Pupils in Heritage Apprentice Final

Following on from their visit to the Morfa-Hafod Copperworks site, the Year 10 team attended the final of the Heritage Apprentice competition last week. Run by Swansea University, the competition asked for ideas on how to regenerate the site and secure its future survival. The BVS team came up with...