Tagged: Year 12

BVS Pupils Gain Places on Medical Work Experience Scheme

Ten pupils from Bishop Vaughan School have successfully applied for places on a new work experience scheme run by Swansea University Medical School. The innovative scheme helps pupils in Years 11 and 12 gain practical work experience with local GPs. Work experience is an essential requirement for medical degrees and...

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Medical Physics Day at Singleton Hospital

A group of Year 12 students from BVS participated in a Medical Physics day at Singleton Hospital. The event was organised by Swansea University and gave students the chance to explore a variety of medical careers, such as radiography and medical engineering. Students took part in a number of hands-on...

Year 12 Pupils Visit Cambridge University

Two Year 12 students from BVS visited Cambridge University over the Easter holidays. The visit was organised by the HE+ scheme, which Bishop Vaughan School participates in. The HE+ scheme, supported by the Seren Network, is designed to support and prepare the most able A Level students make applications to Oxford,...

Medicine and Criminology Masterclasses

Pupils in Years 10 – 13 benefited from two fascinating masterclasses from local universities this week. On Wednesday, Oliver Purnell, a medical student at Swansea University visited the school to deliver a masterclass on the topic of regenerative medicine and tissue engineering. The pupils heard about the latest developments in...