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.
Our school is working to achieve the Cymraeg Campus Language Charter.
We have ten targets to achieve for each award.
We are trying to increase the use of Welsh by pupils, staff and the wider school community.
We have three awards to work towards—bronze, silver and gold.
Our school has an active Criw Cymraeg—a group of pupils who promote Welsh.
Bilingual people in Wales earn more on average in comparison with people who speak one language.
Welsh is a valuable asset in the workplace.
Over two thirds of the population speak 2 or more languages.
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.
Bilingual pupils do better in other subjects at school.
On average, bilingual children achieve higher English test results. Than pupils who speak one language.