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Bishop Vaughan Catholic School

Mynydd Garnlwyd Road

Morriston

Swansea

SA6 7QG

Bishop Vaughan Catholic School

Mynydd Garnlwyd Road

Morriston

Swansea

SA6 7QG

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CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES

All of our clubs and activities are popular and enable our student to progress, develop and learn new skills in fun and engaging ways. A full list and description of our clubs can be found here.

5x60 Club – exciting multi sport activities organised in partnership with the 5x60 team. Activities range from basketball, badminton and multi gym skills just to name a few.

Art Club – a chance to get creative and develop skills and techniques with projects including graffiti art, mosaics and collage work. Relax and make new friends while having fun. 

Book Club – the Book N Brew reading clubs provides exciting opportunities to delve into different genres of literature before meeting for a hot drink and discussion of the latest read.

Breakfast Club – a safe space for students to relax and chat while grabbing something to eat before school starts.

BVS Bake Off – if you have always wanted to develop your baking skills and want to be the next Mary Berry then sign up for BVS Bake Off. As well as learning how to bake different sweet treats you can also sample different bakes and participate in the highly contested themed baking competitions. Not to be missed!

Chess Club – challenge yourself and build strategic and critical thinking in an engaging and competitive group. If you’re new to chess then there will be others there to teach you the rules. 

Choir – if you enjoy singing, have a passion for expression through music then this is the place for you. From classical to pop and all things in between the choir prepares and performs a range of repertoires. Highlights include the school Advent Carol Concert, performances at events across Swansea and even a tour abroad. Don’t miss out!

Classics – explore and discover more about the ancient wonders of the world and learn a few key phrases in Latin along the way.

Club Cymraeg – delve into and celebrate all things Welsh including culture, food and sayings through various games and key phrases.

CREST Award/Project – part of the British Science Association Scheme. Inspiring pupils to think and behave like scientists and engineers. Both Bronze and Gold levels are offered in school and prove an excellent opportunity to expand knowledge while trailing experiments. 

Debate Club – a range of topics and themes explored while developing critical thinking and analytical skills. If you are good at expressing your views and want to engage in meaningful debate then sign up now! There are opportunities to enter Mock Trail and Public Speaking Competitions.

Duke of Edinburgh – both Bronze & Gold Awards are offered at Bishop Vaughan. 

French Club – delve into all things French including culture, food and sayings through various games and key phrases. 

French GCSE Listening Support - tailored catch up sessions to help Year 11 students with the French listening component of the exam.

Gardening Club – be part of the Eco team and contribute towards the Eco Schools Award while learning how to garden in an engaging and practical way. 

GCSE Extra Music - tailored catch up sessions to help Year 11 students complete coursework and prepare for the exam.

Geography Club – explore the world around you, different cultures and keep updated on the latest environmental topics linked to our world and specific countries through games, challenges and discussion. There are several opportunities to support Fairtrade Fortnight as well as a UNICEF campaigns.

Health & Social Care Club – tailored catch up sessions to help Year 11 students complete coursework and prepare for the exam.

ICT Coursework and Catch Up - tailored catch up sessions to help KS4 & KS5 students complete coursework and prepare for the exam.

Lego & Coding Club – if you enjoy being creative and designing new models and structures then get yourself to Lego club! Alongside the fun this is an ideal way to develop STEM ideas. 

Lego Mindstorms Club – create and engage with robotics, electronics and design while building teamwork skills. If you are a fan of, or interested in STEM subjects then this is a club you must join. There are opportunities to enter different competitions and test your ideas and designs against others in Swansea and across Wales too!

Masterclasses – the masterclass programme links with Swansea University and enables students to discuss and engage in a range of topics from criminology and marketing to engineering and medicine and all topics in between. The programme supports pupils in developing their knowledge and expertise in various different fields which proves important when considering and completing university applications. 

Maths Club - tailored catch up sessions to help all students complete work, revisit maths problems and techniques and prepare for exams.

Minecraft Club – an interactive and creative gaming club which allows you to embrace the world of Minecraft, connect with others in multiplayer mode and get creative digitally.

Orchestra – if you love playing an instrument, belonging to a group and performing to an audience then sign up for Orchestra. Highlights include preparing and performing in school concerts throughout the year, representing the school at events and touring with the group.

Production Project – if you are passionate about all things drama and theatre then is the group for you! Develop acting skills, have fun making new friends and be part of the annual school show. 

Running Club – open to all students and staff and is an excellent way to improve fitness, motivate others and make new friends.

Science Club – explore the world of science, undertake practical experiments and expand your knowledge. 

Sociology Club - tailored catch up sessions to help Year 11 students complete coursework and prepare for the exam.

Soul Space – a pupil led group who promote and discuss different faith elements through guided meditations and reflection activities as well as interactive games and discussions. 

Sports – every day there are a range of sports and activities to suit all from rugby, netball and cricket to cross country, athletics and dodge ball. There is something for everyone! As well as individual and team sports there are opportunities to enter competitions, play against other schools, all while having fun, making new friends and developing skills. See the PE Clubs page for the full timetable.

Traditional Board Game Club – relax and enjoy a range of board games, interact with friends away from technology and challenge yourself to try a new game – you’ll become the king/queen of family games nights before you know it!

Youth Alpha – inspire and equip young people to discuss and explore faith in a safe and secure environment. If you have questions about ethics, what your faith means to you or how certain faith elements fit within society today, then this is the platform for you to challenge and engage with other young people.