Tagged: Year 12

Year 12 Book ‘n’ Brew Club

The Year 12 Book ‘n’ Brew reading club met last week to discuss their first book choice, ‘1984’ by George Orwell. ‘1984’ is a dystopian novel set in an alternative London run by an all-powerful dictatorship led by the mysterious Big Brother. Whilst not an easy read, the students engaged...

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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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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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