Around three quarters of the world’s population speak two or more languages.

Speaking more than one language opens up a wide range of social activities and expands horizons.

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When applying for your child’s school place it is well worth considering the benefits a Welsh medium education can offer.

Wrexham County Borough Council is committed to providing good quality education and equality of access in the national language of choice.

We work closely with a range of partners and stakeholders to further raise standards in literacy and numeracy, and to tackle the impact of poverty on education achievement.

We have produced a booklet offering further information on the advantages of a bilingual education.

The booklet offers a guide to the benefits of bilingualism, dispels certain myths, offers case studies and also signposts to further Welsh language resources and organisations.

We have also produced a case study video (Below) that showcases the benefits of a Welsh education.

 

Lead Member for Education Cllr Phil Wynn, said: Applying for a child’s school place is an important part of their educational journey. It’s well worth a look at the booklet we have produced before deciding if you would prefer your child to have a bilingual education or not.

Lead Member for People – Communities, Partnerships Public Protection and Community Safety Cllr Hugh Jones, who has responsibility for the Welsh Language said: A Welsh language education is a skill that could give your child a competitive advantage for life.

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