Author Archives: Vale Youth Service

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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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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Vale Rights Ambassadors Team Day
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On Sunday 24th March our Vale Rights Ambassadors attended a team day at Atlantic College. It was an opportunity for our members to undertake a range activties to enable them to work together as team. Members took part in orienteering, problem solving and conquering fears as they took part in a range of different climbing […]
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Vale Pupils Attend SHRN Youth Consultation Event
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On 21st March five secondary schools took part in the SHRN Youth Consultation Event at Barry Memorial Hall. Councillor Bob Penrose welcomed the pupils and the Vale Healthy Schools team presented the SHRN (School Health Research Network) data from the Vale of Glamorgan. All eight secondary schools in the Vale took part in the SHRN […]
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Vale Rights Ambassadors Complete UNCRC Training
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18 young people from across the Vale of Glamorgan have completed a Level 1 UNCRC accreditation. The 8 week course started back in November and focused on the history of the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child, its importance and how it affects children and young people in Wales. The course enables […]
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Last few days to vote for Welsh Youth Parliament
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10 young people from across the Vale of Glamorgan have put themselves forward to represent the their constituency in the first Welsh Youth Parliament elections. Voting has been taken place since the 5th November and closes this Sunday 25th November 2018. Have you voted for your candidate? To see who is standing for Welsh Youth […]
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Super Ambassadors Event
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Vale Rights Ambassadors with the support of the Vale Youth Service and the Children’s Commissioner for Wales Office staff welcomed 24 primary schools from the Vale of Glamorgan to our annual Super Ambassadors event this morning at Hebron Hall. Pupils were able to take part in a number of different interactive activities around children’s rights […]
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Student Ambassador Training
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Today we hosted our first ever Student Ambassador Training event where we welcomed 31 pupils from 7 secondary schools accross the Vale of Glamorgan. The event was formally opened by Councillor Rowlands, the current Mayor as well as the  Youth Champion for the Vale of Glamorgan. Pupils today were able to learn more about their role as a Student […]
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Pupils Launch VOG BLOG / DISGYBLION YN LANSIO VOGBLOG
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PUPILS LAUNCH VOGBLOG 24 September 2018 Nine schools in the Vale of Glamorgan have come together to start a blog to share their latest news with pupils, parents and the wider community. VOGBLOG, was designed and named by pupils at a workshop held at the Civic Offices in July. During the workshop pupils also had […]
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Useful Tips for Blog Posts
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To make it simple on how to create a blog post we’ve put together 5 useful tips for you to refer too. Content – cover stories that are of importance to the whole school and the wider community. Structure – always start with a headline, which grabs attention of the reader and summarises what’s in […]
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