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School Council Network
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Our Spring Term meeting took place on the 4th March on Microsoft Teams. Pupils had the opportunity to share school news, pupil voice work undertaken as well as having the opportunity to feed in to the draft Social, Emotional, Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy for the council. Cllr Lis Burnett our Cabinet Member for Education […]
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Llantwit Youth Council Updates
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During this term at Llantwit Youth Council, members have had great discussions about up coming local events and international news. Members have also taken part in many different consultations such as the Annual Deliver Plan, the Vale Youth Service’s consultation for a new Vale wide participation group and more. Due to the pandemic and our […]
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Raising Awareness of Children’s Rights
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The Vale Rights Ambassadors have continued to work hard this term raising awareness of the UNCRC – The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Members worked hard during January and February to complete their accredited training, giving them the knowledge to be able to discuss the purpose of children’s rights and how […]
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Vale Youth Cabinet’s Homelessness Task Group Wrap Up
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Since we originally created this task group we have worked hard to inform ourselves on youth homelessness across the Vale of Glamorgan. Since the previous Make your Mark results showed us that young people in Wales want more effort to go into reducing youth homelessness the Youth Cabinet 2020-21 wanted to form a task group […]
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I AM ME – This Term’s Update
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During this term members of I AM ME, has been spent facilitating consultation on how to move the project forward. Members looked at the best way of including face to face sessions, as well as considering what types of Agored Accreditations members wanted to take part in. At the start of January members planned a […]
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Project Period – School Council Work
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Project Period in now complete and launched across school with the work highlighted in the Glamorgan Star – you can read the article here For more information about our school council – you can visit the school website or clicking here

CCS – Disability Awareness Week
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Disability Awareness Week was celebrated on the week commencing 28th February 2022. Here at Cowbridge Comprehensive School, we have raised awareness by holding assemblies in school to help educate more people about disability awareness. Throughout the school, we have had lessons to increase understanding and knowledge about different disabilities and ways in which we can […]
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PYA Spring Term Overview 2022
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March 2022 marks the end of another PYA year. In total, we all volunteered for 164 hours this year across, meetings, task groups, town Council meetings and other events. It has been a very busy year! Spring 2022 saw us return to face-to-face meetings which has been great! Here is an overview of everything we […]
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Student Ambassadors attend Q&A with the Children’s Commissioner for Wales
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On Wednesday 9th February 2022, our school Student Ambassadors (Alice, James and Bron) attended a Q and A session with Sally Holland the Children’s Commissioner for Wales. They discussed the future of Children’s rights in education and gave their views on how they felt it could be best implemented in their schools. Inform other pupils […]
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Make Your Mark 2022
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Make Your Mark gives all young people aged 11-18 in the UK the chance to have a say on the biggest issues facing young people. Seven issues are presented to young people on a digital ballot, you vote in schools, colleges and youth club settings throughout February on the topics that matter most to you. […]
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PYA Autumn Term Overview
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We have been very busy this Autumn term at PYA. Here is an overview of everything we have done since September: September 2021: After finishing our report on the Cwrt Y Vil MUGA survey we started looking at what our next campaign will focus on. To do this, we looked at the 300 tops and […]
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I AM ME – Round Up
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This term I AM ME members suggested having more opportunities to undertake accreditations and training on LGBTQ+. Members also suggested introducing more wellbeing activities into our meetings. Many of our existing members have now moved and as a result of the on going Covid-19 pandemic our numbers have dropped. I AM ME have had a […]
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