Tagged: Sixth Form

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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Year 12 Book ‘n’ Brew Reading Club Begins

A new book club for Year 12 pupils was launched this week. The Book ‘n’ Brew club will be meeting every half term, with the purpose of discussing classic literature over a cup of tea. The first book on the reading list is ‘1984’ by George Orwell, with future selections...

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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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