The Duke of Cambridge officially launched the Skill Force UK Prince William Award at Llanfoist Fawr Primary School in Wales on March 1st, St. David’s Day.
The Duke of Cambridge visited Llanfoist Fawr Primary School in Wales on St. David’s Day, where he joined a ‘Pioneer’ session with Year 2 classroom children who were learning new character traits such as group working. Later, he took part in an part in an ‘Explorer’ session with children aged 8-11 learning how individuals can impact teams. He also took part in a ‘Trailblazer’ activity where young people were learning a trust exercise – putting up a tent, whilst wearing blindfolds. The Duke unveiled three Prince William Commemorative Awards to three schools who have already taken part in the pilot scheme. He also gave a speech; “I believe an individual’s academic success, wellbeing and mental health depends not only on traditional qualifications, The ability for a child to develop character, courage and resilience to overcome setbacks is something I care deeply about, The Prince William Award aims to do just this – to develop children’s personal skills and equip children with resilience”