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Ysgol Glan Clwyd Development on Course

A ceremony to mark the latest developments at Ysgol Glan Clwyd took place recently as the project enters the final stages of the building works.
The £15.9 million development will extend and improve the school site, to accommodate an increase in demand for spaces, as well as providing new, modern facilities. The development is being funded by Denbighshire County Council and the Welsh Government through the 21st Century Schools programme.
Willmott Dixon, the contractors of the development, started construction on site in November 2015. Phase two of this major project is set to be completed in the coming few weeks.
The new extension, which is phase one of the project will be complete in early 2017.

County’s Looked After Children Team Recognised

Denbighshire County Council’s efforts to support young people who are in foster care has been recognised at a national industry awards ceremony.
British Association of Social Work Cymru held their Social Work awards at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay recently and awarded a Certificate of Achievement to the Council in recognition of their work with Looked After Children.
team had been nominated for their work on the KiC (Kids in Care ) Club that supports looked after young people who are on foster care, between the ages of 8 and 15 to come together and share their experiences.
BASW committee recognised that this enabled the Looked After Practice Group to hear the voice of the child and use this knowledge to influence practice, for example the KiC Club have helped re-design forms, produce a booklet for children becoming looked after and have produced a CD to be used in recruitment and training of foster carers.
Bobby Feeley, Cabinet Lead Member for Social Care said: “These social care awards were a great opportunity to promote the profession and recognise great practice within teams across Wales.
“Our Looked After Children’s team carry out some great work that has been recognised at a national level. We are proud of the team’s achievements and would like to wholeheartedly congratulate them on their success"