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Russell George AM presenting the certificate to Newtown Student Assembly.

Your Assembly Ambassadors: Newtown High School

Newtown High School recently became the first school in Montgomeryshire to gain School Council Ambassador status from the National Assembly for Wales.   The School Council Ambassador scheme aims to get school councils more directly involved with the work of the Assembly.   Certified schools have an outreach visit to learn about the Assembly, submit […]

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Pupil voting electronically on a tablet.

Your Assembly Ambassadors – Newtown High School Council

One of the major principles of a school council is that it is representative of the students it is representing. School councils in Wales are a statutory requirement and must be elected as such. The requirement of secret ballot ensures that elections to school councils are fair and cannot be influenced by teachers or other […]

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