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Gwauncelyn Primary School

“STRIVING FOR EXCELLENCE IN A CARING ENVIRONMENT” “YMDRECHU AM RAGORIAETH MEWN AMGLYCHEDD GOFALGAR”

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Siarad Cymraeg (Speaking Welsh)

GWYBODAETH I RIENI A LLWODRAETHWYR AM SIARTER IAITH CYMRAEG CAMPUS

INFORMATION FOR PARENTS AND GOVERNORS ON THE CYMRAEG CAMPUS LANGUAGE CHARTER

 

 

The aim of the Language Charter (Siarter Iaith) is to inspire our children and young people to use their Welsh in all aspects of their lives.

 

smiley Our school is working to achieve the  Cymraeg  Campus Language Charter.

smiley We have ten targets to achieve for each award.

smiley We are trying to increase the use of Welsh by pupils, staff and the wider school community.

smiley We have three awards to work towards—bronze, silver and gold.

smiley Our school has an active Criw Cymraeg—a group of pupils who promote Welsh.

 

Economic Advantages 

yes Bilingual people in Wales earn more on average in comparison with people who speak one language.

yes Welsh is a valuable asset in the workplace.

yes Over two thirds of the population speak 2 or more languages.

 

Educational Benefits 

yes Academic research has confirmed that bilingual children can think more creatively and flexibly and tend to score higher in IQ tests than those who speak one language.

yes Bilingual pupils do better in other subjects at school.

yes On average, bilingual children achieve higher English test results. Than pupils who speak one language.