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Year 10 Trip to Oxford University

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As part of the school’s provision for More Able and Talented students, a group of Year 10 pupils visited Balliol College at Oxford University. The pupils had a tour of the colleges at Oxford University, before returning to Balliol for academic sessions. They participated in a number of workshops and found out more about the […]

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BVS Students Attend Hay Scribblers Festival

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Students from Years 9 and 10 attended the Hay Scribblers Tour in Swansea University last week.  The group of students participated in a number of creative writing workshops and met authors Nicky Singer, Alex Wheatle and Jenny Valentine, who discussed a number of topics including climate change, migration and the importance of books for education. The students also planned […]

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Sixth Form Trip to Roman Baths

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A group of Sixth Form students visited the historic city of Bath earlier this term. The trip was organised as part of the school’s Problem Based Learning Days and allowed students in Years 12 and 13 to discover more about the history of Britain. Students visited the Roman Baths and learned about Roman Britain, such […]

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AS Politics Class Visits the Welsh Assembly

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The Year 12 Government and Politics class visited the Senedd, the home of the Welsh Assembly. As part of their programme of study, students examine the work of the Welsh Government and devolution in the UK. To support their learning, the class visited the Senedd and spent the day there. Students met Mike Hedges, the […]

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