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SSCE Cymru Engaging with SSCE Cymru

SSCE Cymru Programme Manager

For more information on the SSCE Cymru programme contact Millie Taylor:
T: +44 (0)29 2046 8616

Millie was one of the three finalists in the Youth/Cadet category of the Armed Forces in Wales Awards 2019.

SSCE Cymru Network

The SSCE Cymru network now has over 400 members, made up of schools, local authorities, elected members, Armed Forces personnel and charities, support organisations and education professionals.

All members of the network have an interest in the education of Service children in Wales. The network contribute content to the SSCE Cymru quarterly newsletters, help to promote the resources, material and support provided by SSCE Cymru and are kept up to date with the latest developments in supporting Service children.

By joining the SSCE Cymru network, you are signing up to receive relevant communications from SSCE Cymru. This will include, the quarterly newsletter, information about funding to support Service children in education and invitations to SSCE Cymru events. Your contact details will be kept by SSCE Cymru and will not be shared without prior approval. To opt out of the SSCE Cymru network, contact


If you would like to join the SSCE Cymru Network, please complete the following form:

Service children’s quotes

"As soon as we get used to a house, you get moved - I’ve been to four schools and moved six times."


"I lived in Nepal, then we went to Brunei, then Malaysia."


"In my eyes you have hundreds of friends in different places."


"I’m used to moving now and mixing with the children... I’ve done it so many times it’s just a normal thing now."


"It's ok talking over skype and that but sometimes you just want a hug when Dad is away."


"I’ve enjoyed going around to lots of places around the world, its adventurous and exciting."


"In my eyes you have hundreds of friends in different places."


"My mum got a chalk board and it says how many sleeps on it with chalk, every minute it’s getting closer for him coming home."


"I don’t want him to get promoted... I want him to get promoted but I don’t want to leave."


"I might be going to boarding school so that I don’t change schools every few years."


"I've been to seven different schools; I’ve not stayed put in one school long enough."


"He has been away for six months and he is back for two weeks, then he goes away again."


"My parents were in the Army. My mum is a like a nurse and my dad went to the war in Afghanistan. I actually didn’t really know what he was doing so I was like, ‘Cool Dad, go there’, but then I found out and thought, 'Thank God he came back alive.'"


"He signed off last week, so he will be done by the end of this year. He’s done 24 years. I find that better because he will be around a lot. He likes watching us playing rugby, so he will get to see us more."


"I’m going to a new place entirely. They don’t know anything about me and that’s a big restart and that’s really good for me."


"I moved to Wales because my dad was posted in the Army. I thought I would get bullied and I was shy when you meet new people, but I made some friends."