Posted: Tue 8th Mar 2016

Pennar pupils visit County Hall

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Mar 8th, 2016

Children from Pennar Community School visited County Hall in Haverfordwest this week, following an invitation from the Chairman of Pembrokeshire County Council, Cllr Wynne Evans. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The group toured various departments including Sport Pembrokeshire where they enjoyed hearing about Ironman and the Red Bull cliff diving competition, and talked about their school sports clubs. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

They also enjoyed a talk by Helen Evans from Pembrokeshire Archives in the Council Chamber, and had a question and answer session with the Chairman and local member Councillor Tony Wilcox. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Susan Jones, a Family Liaison Officer at the school who accompanied the children during their visit said it was a brilliant experience for them. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“Our school councillors really enjoyed the informative tour of the council building. It was a great opportunity to put themselves in the place of the county’s decision makers and see some of the local government representatives in action. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“The children were delighted to have been able to sit in the council chambers and get a taste of the role of our council’s leaders.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

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Pictured are the pupils visiting County Hall, with Cllr Tony Wilcox, Heather Lewis, Business Manager at Pennar School, and Cllr Wynne Evans. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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