This site uses cookies to improve your experience. They are safe and secure and never contain sensitive information. For more information click here.

Upcoming SSCE Cymru events Creative Forces Day POSTPONED

Creative Forces Day POSTPONED

17/04/2021

SSCE Cymru has been working in partnership with the SCiP Alliance and the University of South Wales to deliver a Creative Forces Day event for Year 7, 8 and 9 Service children, their family, and teachers.

Date: Saturday 17th April POSTPONED

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Venue: Virtual

The event will involve activities and information for Service children and their families, including interactive breakout challenges, a Q&A with current students who have an Armed Forces family, and information about supportive charities and organisations that can help Service families. In addition, there will also be a professional development session included for teachers of Service children which will take place at 12:00.

Register for the event here. 

  •  
  •  
  •  

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."

Aiden

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

Ashim

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

Chloe

"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."

Chloe

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

Georgia

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

Harry

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

Ieuan

"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."

Mia

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

Oliver

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

Ryan

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

Shana

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

Sianed

"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.'"

Sanjog

"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."

Lewis

"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."

Piaras

"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."

Dan