Tagged: Year 9

GA Welsh Wise Quiz

On Monday 4th July, six Year 9 girls took part in the annual Geographical Association Welsh Wise Quiz. The event took place at the Geography and Planning Department in Cardiff University. Eight teams took part in the event representing four different schools across South Wales. Our girls made up two...

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Year 9 Visit to Swansea University

A group of more able pupils from Year 9 visited Swansea University yesterday as part of the school's Masterclass programme. The pupils enjoyed a tour of the new Bay campus, watched a presentation about Masterclass programme and took part in an Engineering workshop. The pupils created rocket powered cars with...

Year 9 Participate in Swansea University Engineering Workshop

A group of Year 9 pupils took part in an Engineering workshop today led by students from Swansea University. The workshop was part of the ‘Bloodhound’ project – engineers from Swansea University are working on making a car capable of travelling at 1000mph. BVS pupils were introduced to the Bloodhound...

Intermediate Maths Challenge Success

In February, 90 pupils in years 9, 10 and 11 competed in the UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge. Between them they achieved 16 Bronze certificates, 5 Silver certificates and 1 Gold certificate. Ethan Fage, 9.4, attained a score of 77, giving him the Best in School Award, a Gold certificate and...

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