Category Archives: Secondary Schools

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.

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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‘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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CCS Pupils Bring Some Good Cheer!
Cowbridge School Council

Cowbridge students bought in some good community cheer in support of the local food bank and NHS. 2. Mr Edwards came up with an idea in the early hours of Wednesday! To create non-permeable, single-use face visors for personal and protective equipment.These are being made in the Design Technology Department today and will be donated […]
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Rotary Box Scheme at CCS 2020
Cowbridge School Council

Another successful year at CCS for the Rotary Box Scheme. Over 200 boxes have been donated to ‘spread a little happiness in Eastern Europe’. Thank you to all the staff and students at CCS for your kind donations. The School Council.

Annual School Eisteddfod
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The annual school Eisteddfod was celebrated on Friday March 6 by year 7 and year 8 pupils. There were many off stage and on stage competitions including; Welsh recital, solo music performances, group music performances, drama & chairing of the bard ceremony There were many outstanding performances and entries and pupils and staff thoroughly enjoyed […]
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Disability Awareness Week 2020 at CCS-2nd-6th March
Cowbridge School Council

Year 7 PE lesson on Goalball with Mr Thomas

Joint School Council meeting at St Cyres School
Usha Hirani

St Cyres School hosted the Joint School Council meeting with feeder primary Schools to discuss the transition process, joint work on the revolve project and joint planning for the New Curriculum for Wales. A productive and enjoyable session!

Student Ambassadors visit to the Senedd
Usha Hirani

St Cyres School Student Ambassadors attended a visit to the Senedd on 11th February 2020 to learn more about devolved powers and issues. They took part in a debate considering the age to vote and observed plenaries in the main chambers. An informative experience!

School Council Network Meeting
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On Wednesday 5th February the Vale Youth Service staff organised the first joint School Council network meeting for secondary schools in the Council Chamber. Its aim was to provide school council members from across the Vale of Glamorgan to share best practice amongst each other as well as an opportunity to learn more about what […]
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