Tagged: Masterclasses

STEM Russell Club Launches for Year 12

As part of the school’s ongoing commitment to developing opportunities for the most able pupils to achieve their university ambitions, a new programme has been launched for students interested in Science, Technology, Enigneering and Mathematics (STEM) careers. Named the STEM Russell Club, the initiative is being run in collaboration with...

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Swansea University Masterclass Programme Returns

Bishop Vaughan’s unique Masterclass partnership with Swansea University is running again this year. Last year, pupils in Years 10-13 benefited from an extensive programme of lectures and workshops from Swansea University staff on a range of topics. The Masterclass programme was a huge success and is running again this year....

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Year 12 Students Join the HE+ Programme

Students in Year 12 began the HE+ programme this week. HE+ is a programme run by Cambridge University to help support and prepare high achieving students in Swansea to apply for top universities, such as Oxford, Cambridge and those in the Russell Group. Students attend regular masterclasses held by teachers...

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BVS Pupils Gain Places on Medical Work Experience Scheme

Ten pupils from Bishop Vaughan School have successfully applied for places on a new work experience scheme run by Swansea University Medical School. The innovative scheme helps pupils in Years 11 and 12 gain practical work experience with local GPs. Work experience is an essential requirement for medical degrees and...

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