Independent Living Skills (ILS) students from Coleg Gwent’s Crosskeys Campus recently joined 1,000 young people from across the UK for Commonwealth Day at Westminster Abbey. The students were invited for their work on Commonwealth Youth Projects throughout the year.
The celebration was attended by Her Majesty The Queen and Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. This year’s Observance celebrated the 2015 Commonwealth theme ‘A Young Commonwealth’.
ILS Lecturer, Victoria English said: “We were delighted to be invited to this very special event. The students have really enjoyed participating in the Commonwealth Youth Project. The students have been learning about the Commonwealth and writing about their hopes and dreams for the future.”