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Schools In Which At Least Some Of The Teaching Is Undertaken Through The Medium Of Welsh

Volume 114: debated on Wednesday 8 April 1987

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  • Clwyd
  • Ysgol Uwchradd Maes Garmon3

authority area in Wales (a) speak Welsh as their principal language/home language and (b) speak Welsh fluently as a second language.

The information, which relates to pupils aged five and over in maintained primary schools, as at September 1985, is given in the following table:

Number of pupils assessed as being fluent
First language1Second language2
Clwyd1,4012,367
Dyfed4,7834,032
Gwent17393
Gwynedd6,6385,114
Mid Glamorgan2643,307
Powys454520
South Glamorgan278700
West Glamorgan685837
1 Pupils whose home language is Welsh.
2 Pupils whose home language is not Welsh.

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what percentage of primary school children in each local education authority area in Wales speak Welsh fluently as a second language; and what are the corresponding figures for each year since 1977.

The percentages of pupils, aged 5 and over in maintained primary schools, who speak Welsh fluently as a second language are given in the following table. The figures, which relate to September of each year, exclude pupils whose principal language is Welsh.

  • Ysgol Glan Clwyd4
  • Brynhyfryd2
  • Ysgol Morgan Llwyd4
  • Dyfed
  • Llandovery County High2
  • Llandeilo County Secondary1
  • Amman Valley Comprehensive1
  • Ysgol y Preseli3
  • Lampeter County Secondary Comprehensive2
  • Aberaeron Comprehensive3
  • Cardigan County Secondary1
  • Ysgol Uwchradd Tregaron2
  • Ysgol Gyfun Y Strade4
  • Ysgol Gyfun Bro Myrddin3
  • Ysgol Gyfun Ddwyieithog Teifi4
  • Ysgol Gyfun Ddwyieithog2
  • Fishguard Comprehensive1
  • Gwynedd
  • Ysgol Dyffryn Ogwen5
  • Ysgol Botwnnog4
  • Ysgol Brynrefail4
  • Ysgol Dyffryn Nantlle4
  • Ysgol Eifionydd3
  • Ysgol Syr Thomas Jones3
  • Ysgol Uwchradd Caergybi1
  • Ysgol Gyfun Llangefni3
  • Ysgol David Hughes4
  • Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern5
  • Ysgol y Gader3
  • Ysgol y Moelwyn3
  • Ysgol Uwchradd Tywyn1
  • Ysgol Y Berwyn4
  • Ysgol Ardudwy4
  • Ysgol Dyffryn Conwy5
  • Ysgol Friars2
  • Ysgol Tryfan4
  • Ysgol Y Creuddyn5
  • Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen4
  • Ysgol Glan y Mor4
  • Mid Glamorgan
  • Ysgol Gyfun Rhydfelen5
  • Ysgol Gyfun Llanhari5
  • Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni5
  • Powys
  • Caereinion High2
  • Llanfyllin High3
  • Llanidloes High1
  • Ysgol Bro Ddyfi4
  • Llandrindod High1
  • Builth Wells High1
  • Maesydderwen Comprehensive1
  • Brecon High1
  • South Glamorgan
  • Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf5
  • West Glamorgan
  • Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera4
  • Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr4

  • 1 Schools in which one to four subjects are taught through the medium of Welsh.
  • 2 Schools in which five to nine subjects are taught through the medium of Welsh.
  • 3 Schools in which 10 to 14 subjects are taught through the medium of Welsh.
  • 4 Schools in which 15 to 19 subjects are taught through the medium of Welsh.
  • 5 Schools in which 20 subjects and over are taught through the medium of Welsh.