Posted: Sat 15th Oct 2016

County Hall Welcome For Pupils

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Saturday, Oct 15th, 2016

A group of pupils from Ygsol Gymunedol Wdig / Goodwick Community School visited County Hall in Haverfordwest on Tuesday. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

They were guests of Pembrokeshire County Council Chairman, Tony Brinsden. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The pupils were accompanied by headteacher Jonathan Jones; learning support assistant Mrs Marilyn Watson and Goodwick County Councillor Gwilym Price. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The visit around the building concluded with a question and answer session in the Council chamber with Councillor Brinsden. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Mr Jones said afterwards: “We found the whole experience thoroughly enjoyable and worthwhile. It gave the pupils an excellent insight to the working of Pembrokeshire’s County Council and its various departments. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“All the staff we met were accommodating and extremely helpful and made the children feel welcome. They gave very child friendly explanations of their roles and duties. It was a first class visit.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The visit coincided with European Local Democracy Week. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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