Welsh

Shwmae! Welsh is a key feature of our culture in Wales and it’s an important part our identity. Learning Welsh provides additional opportunities both in school and in the workplace. The number of Welsh speakers is increasing, and the aim is to have a million speakers in Wales by the year 2050 – Miliwn Cymraeg. Your journey learning and using the language continues in Ysgol Gyfun Pontarddulais.

Head of Department

Mrs R Bird

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Year 7 Topics
Llythyr at iaw! – Present tense, expressing opinions,
Hamddena –
Yr Ysgol – Primary school: past tense, Comprehensive school subject, uniform, food and drink, present tense.
Anifeiliaid Anwes – Pets, description.

Year 8 Topics
Gwyliau – Holidays, past tense, future tense.
Yr Ardal – The local area, facilities, opinions.
Abertawe – Swansea, favourite attraction.

Year 9 Topics
Byw’n Iach – Importance of a healthy lifestyle: food & drink, keeping fit.
Technoleg – Mobile phones, computers, internet, advantages, disadvantages.
Ffasiwn a Siopa – Clothes, fashion, internet shopping.

Year 10 & 11
All pupils study Welsh at KS4

Topics:
Employment, Wales and the World, Youth.

GCSE components:
Unit 1: Speaking and Listening Exam [25%]
Unit 2: Speaking and Listening Exam [25%]
Unit 3: Reading & Writing Exam: Narrative, Specific and Instructional Paper [25%]
Unit 4: Reading & Writing Exam: Descriptive, Creative and Imaginative Paper [25%]

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Extra curricular

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Staff

Mrs R Bird

Mrs R Bird

Head of Welsh

Mrs K Matthews

Mrs K Matthews

Mrs J Pearce

Mrs J Pearce