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SSCE Cymru Upcoming SSCE Cymru events

Month of the Military Child 2024

1/04/2024 30/04/2024
 

SSCE Cymru drop-in sessions APRIL

1/04/2024 30/04/2024

Each month SSCE Cymru host a series of informal one-hour drop-in sessions focusing on specific themes. Come along to any of the sessions that interest you, where members of the SSCE Cymru team will share relevant information, promote resources, coordinate discussions, answer your questions and create opportunities for collaboration.

Purple up day

26/04/2024 1/01/0001
 

SSCE Cymru drop-in sessions MAY

1/05/2024 31/05/2024

Each month SSCE Cymru host a series of informal one-hour drop-in sessions focusing on specific themes. Come along to any of the sessions that interest you, where members of the SSCE Cymru team will share relevant information, promote resources, coordinate discussions, answer your questions and create opportunities for collaboration.

Little Troopers free online sessions

4/04/2024 20/04/2024

FREE sessions for military children this April!


Little Troopers have arranged a series of free online events for military children to sign-up to during April. Places for each event are limited.

'April is packed full of events, workshops and downloadable activities, so wherever you live, you can get involved in the celebrations with your little troopers! We also have a dedicated Month of the Military Child Schools Pack so that schools in the UK and overseas can join in and shine a light on their forces children this April' 

Never Such Innocence Poetry and Art Competition

6/10/2023 24/05/2024


The 2023/24 Competition marks the second year in the Never Such Innocence programme 'Conversations on Conflict'


It will run from 6 October 2023 - 24 May 2024!


We want to learn from you about the individuals and communities affected by war.
What’s a story that needs to be told? Is there a certain person that has inspired you?
What are some of the impacts of war that people might not consider?
Share your thoughts using poetry, art, speech and song! You can enter each category once!

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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, it's 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