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Be smart and make your mark!’
valeyouthcabinet

We are in the final week of the Make Your Mark 2020 campaign and would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who has got involved and voted so far. In this unique year we’ve explored many different ways to support young people to vote on the issues they feel is important to […]
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Latest News from Rights Ambassadors Project
Rights Ambassadors

The Vale Rights Ambassadors have been busy over the last two months, so we wanted to share an update on their recent work. We’ve been meeting regularly through Microsoft Teams. Using the opportunity to plan and develop a children’s rights video; planning a Q&A evening with the Children’s Commissioner for Wales; as well as working […]
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Make Your Mark 2020
valeyouthcabinet

The Make Your Mark 2020 ballot is now open and here is a message from our Member of Youth Parliament for the Vale of Glamorgan, Ashleigh Watkins… Do you want your voice heard? Now is your time! Make Your Mark is a campaign used to decipher the most prominent issues in our community, if you […]
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Cowbridge School Rotary Interact Club Update
Cowbridge School Council

Cowbridge Comprehensive School students have been recognised as a shining example of ‘Service Above Self’ with the award of a Platinum Distinction Citation by Rotary International. A youth arm of Cowbridge Rotary, the Cowbridge Interact Club brings together young people, aged between 12-18, to develop leadership skills and contribute to local, national and international Rotary […]
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CCS Pupils Support Welsh Blood Service
Cowbridge School Council

Sixth Form pupils at Cowbridge Comprehensive managed to do blood donations at the local leisure centre last week. Thank you to all the pupils that supported Welsh Blood Service.

Our First Digital Rights Ambassador Meeting!
Rights Ambassadors

Rights Ambassadors were able to meet digitally for the first time earlier this month. Due to Covid 19 we have been unable to run our Community Ambassador sessions feeding into the work of the Children’s Commissioner for Wales. It was great to have the opportunity to get together existing members as well as new members […]
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PYA Cyber Bullying Awareness Campaign
Penarth Youth Action

PYA have teamed up with I.Am.Me to work on the Cyber Bullying Awareness Campaign. Both groups have been working hard in their task groups to create content that covers a variety of issues around cyber bullying. Some of the issues we have looked at so far include the laws, the statistics, LGBT+ cyber bullying and […]
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School Council training for Head and Deputy Head Boys and Girls at St Cyres School.
Usha Hirani

The St Cyres School Head and Deputy Head Boys and Head Girls enjoyed their School Council training session last week in readiness to lead the whole School Council meetings for this academic year. We reviewed the ‘Terms of Reference’ and the students were trained in various roles including how to ‘Chair’ and ‘Minute’ a School […]
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Student Parliament Elections at SRG.
SRG School

Student Parliament Elections at SRG As we adapt to the “new normal” many aspects of school life have had to change, including how we held our elections to the Student Parliament. This September, we held elections within form groups. After a number of students nominated themselves as candidates, each form has elected one MP. The […]
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Cyber bullying – the LGBT Statistics // Seiber fwlio – yr Ystadegau LHDT
I AM ME

Mae FI YDW I yn hapus i fod yn gweithio gyda GIP ar ein prosiect ymwybyddiaeth seiber fwlio newydd! // I AM ME is happy to be working with PYA on our new cyber bullying awareness project!

‘LYC’ During Lockdown…
Llantwit YouthCouncil

‘Covid-19’ and the resulting lockdown has forced Llantwit Youth Council to adjust the way we work. All of our work is currently being held online, via digital task groups and meetings. All of our meetings are held on Microsoft Teams. The meetings have been taking place regularly for the past two months and are similar […]
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Young People’s Q&A Event
valeyouthcabinet

We at Youth Cabinet held a question and answer event with members from the Vale of Glamorgan Council and managers from the Learning & Skills department including the Youth Service. We wanted to raise awareness of important issues to young people following COVID-19! Before the event, invitations were sent to different organisations, schools and youth […]
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