Tagged: Sixth Form

Year 12 Pupils Participate in Cambridge University Shadowing Scheme

Four pupils in Year 12 were selected to participate in the Cambridge University Shadowing Scheme this month. Emma, Jolia, Hollie and Maricci were invited to spend two days in Cambridge, following a current undergraduate student as they attended lectures and supervisions (small group seminars). They also had the chance to...

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Year 12 Pupils Attend Law Conference at Swansea University

A group of BVS sixth formers attended a Law conference at Swansea University yesterday. The trip was part of the school’s wider programme of events and opportunities to support pupils with university aspirations. During the day, pupils attended a number of Law seminars on a range of topics including sports...

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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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First Gold DofE Expedition Training Day

On Saturday 7th January, eighteen year 12 pupils started training for the expedition section of their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award by walking around Afan Argoed. They learnt basic navigation skills such as map orientation, taking compass bearings and pacing distances. Despite the wet and foggy conditions everyone maintained their willingness to learn...

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