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Swansea University Helps Year 12 Sustainable Transport Project

Bishop Vaughan School’s close links with Swansea University continued this week with a visit from the University’s Sustainable Transport team. Mr McKay’s Year 12 Skills/WBQ class have been working on a project to develop sustainable school transport, particularly electric school buses. To help with their research, Nigel Morris of the...

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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 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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