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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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Youth Cabinet’s, Youth Homelessness Task Group 02/12/2021
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It’s been awhile since an update, but we’re excited to share more of what we’re doing! Today in the meeting we have reviewed the video which was created last week and the week before in our previous meetings. As well as if we would head into schools and presenting our video and posters around the […]
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Youth Cabinet Homelessness Task group meeting 28.10.21
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Today’s task group meeting was recording our homelessness video and finalising our posters. These will be posted out hopefully sometime next month. The posters will be posted out around Barry and parks in the Vale of Glamorgan. We made a script and recorded voice over for youth homelessness video. We are close to finishing all […]
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Rights Ambassadors Autumn Round Up
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It’s been another busy term for the Vale Rights Ambassadors. Members were able to deliver some primary school workshops at the start of the term to three primary schools raising awareness of the UNCRC. Members also had the opportunity to visit a Brownie unit in Penarth to help the girls learn about their Rights and […]
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School Council Network Meetings
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Launched in Spring 2020, the school council network is an initiative that brings pupils from all our secondary schools together to share best practice, promote the work they are undertaking and have an opportunity to hear more about education matters in the Vale of Glamorgan. The meetings are facilitated by the Vale Youth Service as […]
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CCS Foodbank Collection 03.12.21
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CCS Students donated to the Vale of Glamorgan Foodbank last Friday.  A fantastic amount of food items were donated to help local families in need at Christmas. 

Student Council Elected
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Pupils at Llantwit Major School have been busy nominating themselves to be part of school council and become form reps. Pupils have now been elected and are looking forward to holding their first school council meeting later this month. Election winners are published below!

PYA Cwrt Y Vil MUGA Survey
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The survey that PYA created for the Cwrt Y Vil MUGA was completed 58 times. PYA also collected a further 300 ‘dream MUGA’ designs from the year 7 Stanwell students at the Stanwell Teambuilding day in June. Here are some of the results from the survey: How Often Do You Use the Cwrt Y Vil […]
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Youth Homelessness Task Group
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The Spring 2021 term saw the formation of a new participation project including existing Youth Cabinet members whilst also welcoming young people from across the Vale to take part. The objective from the group has been to raise awareness of youth homelessness, specifically hidden homelessness. A number of task group meetings have been held where […]
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Llantwit Youth Council – Period Poverty Campaign!
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Summarising our Period Poverty Campaign.. Campaign information & recruitment video: Our Period Poverty campaign began in June 2018 when Cllr Jane Norman of the Llantwit Major Town Council approached LYC about a new Period Poverty scheme developed by the VOGC. The scheme entailed all schools in the Vale being provided with a certain amount of […]
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LYC Period Poverty Campaign – Pack Distribution:
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30.06.2021.. The first time we had met face-to-face since February 2020. We met up, we caught up and we had some fun, completing our Period Poverty Campaign. The Period Poverty Campaign Ambassadors dropped packs off to several organisations/business’ in Llantwit Major. These including, SPAR, Health Conscious, Llantwit Town Hall & Llantwit Leisure Centre. We’re also […]
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