Tagged: History

Bishop Vaughan Pupils Visit WWI Battlefields

A group of Bishop Vaughan School pupils visited World War I battlefields and memorials in Belgium and France over half term. The pupils from Years 9 to 11 had a busy 4 days, visiting a range of WWI sites around Ypres, in Belgium, and the Somme region of France. The...

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GCSE History Support

The History department runs a weekly Support Club for pupils in Years 10 and 11. Pupils who need help with homework, revision or exam practice can come to C1 on Thursdays from 1.45pm to 2.15pm. History teachers will be on hand to offer support and access to revision and exam...

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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...