BRIGHTLIGHTS youth group, of St Joseph’s Church Colwyn Bay, has held a speed dating session to help them decide their career choice.

Members of the youth group, which is for youngsters aged between seven and 18, met individuals from a professions ranging from an architect to a surgeon, a clinical psychologist to an Royal Air Force pilot.

The aim of the session was for the children to meet professionals whom they might not otherwise encounter, and gain an understanding of what their job entails.

There was a turn out of 42 youngsters who came from five different secondary schools and three different primary schools.

The children in small groups spent seven minutes with each of the professionals, who bought plenty of material to allow the children to fully engage with the professions.