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Year 12 from Ysgol Brynrefail question Assembly Members

Once again this year, we organised a ‘Question Time’ session at Ysgol Brynrefail, Llanrug. It was great to see Year 12 pupils enjoying taking part in politics and eager to question the representatives. The panel included Aled Roberts AM (North Wales), Alun Ffred Jones AM (Arfon), Antoinette Sandbach AM (North Wales) and the Gwynedd Councillor, […]

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Lively political debate held at Ysgol Bryn Elian

More than one hundred year 12 Welsh Baccalaureate students from Ysgol Bryn Elian in Colwyn Bay took part in a Question Time-style event with a panel of politicians. The event, organised by the school in conjunction with the National Assembly for Wales’s Education Outreach Service, highlighted the importance of democratic participation and gave pupils the […]

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Politicians to be grilled by North Wales students

Year 12 Welsh Baccalaureate students from Ysgol Bryn Elian in North Wales will today (Friday 28 November) take part in a ‘Question Time’ event with a panel of politicians to mark the culmination of Democracy Week at their school. Aled Roberts AM, Marc Jones Plaid Cymru Parliamentary Candidate for Clwyd West, Darren Millar AM and […]

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WBQ Experience Days

This term the Assembly’s Wales-wide Education Outreach Team facilitated workshops for the Welsh Baccalaureate Experience Days held at Aberystwyth University in partnership with the University’s International Politics Department and the National Library of Wales for year 12 students. The schools that took part in the experience this term were: Ysgol Bro Gwaun, Fishguard; Archbishop McGrath Catholic […]

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Question Time: Hawthorn High School

Politics may seem like an unworldly topic to the youngsters of today (hands up if you know why Ukip has hit the headlines) but sixth-formers at Hawthorn High School in Pontypridd studying for their Welsh Baccalaureate recently discovered that there’s more to Parliament than Big Ben. During a fortnight of events focusing on political themes, […]

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A new partnership for the WBQ

A new working partnership has been formed between the National Assembly’s Education Outreach Team, Aberystwyth University and the National Library to provide a series of workshops for WBQ students. During a designated Welsh Baccalaureate Week during in summer term, schools (mostly from Communities First areas) will travel to Aberystwyth for this experience. The Assembly’s input […]

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