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To: Gwynedd & Anglesey Councils

English medium teaching as an option at all schools in Wales.

Drop their disastrous Welsh language ONLY policies in Primary and Junior schools. Also to expand this choice to more secondary schools.

Why is this important?

These policies put English speaking families (which are the VAST majority of families in North Wales) at a HUGE disadvantage as it excludes their parents from helping and being involved with them in their learning. Having only just got the basics of a complex language at home children are then faced with learning another VASTLY different language to learn which is then the sole medium in which they are then taught EVERYTHING at school! This leaves them continually playing "catch-up" in EVERY subject. It also hampers them from grasping the complexities of THE lingua franca of the modern world which then leaves them uncompetitive in our global economy.



2016-09-01 23:45:00 +0100

25 signatures reached

2015-01-19 21:03:26 +0000

10 signatures reached