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Youth Cabinet meet the new Cabinet
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On Monday we also met with the new Cabinet following the annual general meeting in May 2019. The conservative party no longer have the majority and a new coalition has been formed between Labour, Llantwit First Independents and the Vale Independents groups. There are 7 Cabinet members and these are the areas they are responsible for: […]
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Youth Cabinet meet the Mayor
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On Monday we had the opportunity to meet the new Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan, Councillor Christine Cave. We met in the Mayors office and discussed important youth issues such as the Welsh Baccalaureate, school funding and mental health services for young people. The Mayor had strong views about the importance of equality in […]
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Peer Mentoring Awards Ceremony 28.06.19
Cowbridge School Council

Over the course of the past academic year, Sixth Form students have had the chance to work with younger students in the school to overcome different challenges. The peer mentoring scheme gives students the opportunity to meet with their mentor on a weekly basis during registration period. This provides younger students with the opportunity to […]
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Dementia Friendly Cowbridge Day
Cowbridge School Council

On 21st June 2019, Dementia Friendly Cowbridge held a DFC day which welcomed over 100 visitors. Students from Cowbridge Comprehensive School felt privileged to be able to support such a great event to ensure it was a successful day for everyone involved. This year was the second time a DFC day has been held and […]
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Pencoedtre Eco Schools
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Personal Social Education Pupils in year 7 and 8 have been discussing climate change and reflecting on personal decisions about lifestyle choices that affect the environment. Pupils were asked to design a poster to raise awareness. Lots of great entries and winners will receive prizes in assembly. Pupild are continuing to take part in litter […]
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Youth Work Excellence Awards 2019
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Last Friday, we were lucky enough to attend the Welsh Government Youth Work Excellence Awards in Llandudno to finish off #YouthWorkWeek in Wales. The Twinning Youth Exchange project 2018 was shortlisted for the category “Promoting heritage and culture in Wales and beyond.” This is a huge achievement as only two projects were shortlisted for this […]
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Youth Cabinet Meeting
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Last night we had our first youth cabinet meeting since over exams and we had a lot on the agenda to discuss.  We also had a visitor from an Estyn inspector who wanted to observe our meeting. Some members attended the Vale of Glamorgan Annual General Meeting in May and we went through the new […]
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Year 13 Leavers Assembly
Cowbridge School Council

Year 13 Leavers Assembly. Subject Award winners 2019. Thank you to Cowbridge Rotary for sponsoring the subject awards. 

Vale Youth Service Celebrate Young People’s Achievements
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The Vale Youth Service organised a certificate presentation evening on Tuesday 30th April to celebrate the achievements of young people from across the Vale of Glamorgan.  Certificates were presented by Paula Ham, Director of Learning and Skills of the Vale of Glamorgan Council. Vale Rights Ambassadors Eighteen young people were presented with their certificates for […]
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Council Careers Fair
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On Friday 5th April, we, the Youth Cabinet worked together with the Vale of Glamorgan Council and Careers Wales to hold a Council Careers Fair for pupils in Barry to raise awareness of the council as a future employer. Approximately 70 young people from St Richard Gwyn, Pencoedtre and Whitmore were given the opportunity to […]
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