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Welsh-Language Schools

Volume 655: debated on Tuesday 13 March 1962

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asked the Minister of Education if he will give details of the numbers of Welsh-language schools in Wales at the present time, the number of teachers employed therein, and the number of pupils on their registers.

In practically all primary schools in Welsh-speaking areas instruction is given through the medium of the Welsh language. The latest available particulars about primary and secondary schools or departments for Welsh speakers in areas which are mainly English-speaking are as follows:

L.E.A.No. of Schools/DepartmentsNo. of pupilsNo. of Fulltime teachers
Breconshire220210
Caernarvonshire322914
Cardiganshire12219
Carmarthenshire4*91942
Denbighshire533414
Flintshire11†1,29173
Glamorgan1082537
Cardiff11406
Swansea223411
394,395216
* Includes one Secondary School.
† Includes two Secondary Schools.