Family Information Service

Merthyr Tydfil

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Room 238, Civic Centre, Castle Street
Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8AN
T: 01685 727400

Begin the Bilingual Journey

Begin the Bilingual Journey

Whatever language you speak at home, Welsh-medium education can give children additional skills and more opportunities for the future.  So even if you don't speak Welsh yourself, why not consider Welsh-medium education for your child?

Extensive research shows that speaking more than one language can boost a child in many ways.  Being bilingual could:

  • Make it easier to learn other languages and introduce children to different cultures and traditions
  • Have a positive effect on the brain
  • Be a distinct advantage when looking for work

Welsh Medium Education for your child? Here are some common questions and answers to help you decide


Last Updated: June 2019