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 Welcome to the Parents for Welsh Medium Education website (RhAG)! RhAG works to improve Welsh-medium education for pupils the length and breadth of Wales. On our website, you can use the map to find a local Welsh-medium school for your children, download resources to help you in your fight for Welsh-medium education locally, keep up to date with developments and news on Ceri’s blog (our Development Officer), or share your experiences with other parents on our special forum, \'Maes Rh\'. We depend on parents like you to help us fight for Welsh-medium education - join us!

Lynne Davies, RhAG Chair.

 what's new... 
 Adroddiad ar ganfyddiadau arolwg Gogledd Ddwyrain Powys (Mudiad Addysg Gymraeg Gogledd Ddwyrain Powys)
 Adroddiad ar ganfyddiadau arolwg RhAG De Powys
 South Powys RhAG - questionnaire
 Arolwg RhAG De Powys - holiadur
 Maniffesto RhAG ar gyfer Etholiad 2011 Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru
 Adroddiad Blynyddol RhAG 2009-10
 Astudiaeth Achos - Dosbarthiadau Cychwynnol
 Campaigners say while sixth form at Caerphilly Welsh Medium is goal it is not viable currently
A sixth form at a Welsh medium secondary school in Caerphilly is not viable at present but should be...[MORE]

 Official launch of film to promote Welsh Medium Education
THE Welsh language belongs to us all! This is the message of a brand new film which will be official...[MORE]

 RhAG's new National Chair
Wyn Williams was elected as National Chair of RhAG at our Annual General Meeting held in Llandrindod...[MORE]

 INVITATION: Film launch Welsh Medium Education: Embrace It
INVITATION: Film launch Welsh medium education: embrace it 6 February 2018, 6pm at Siambr Hywel, T...[MORE]

 Welsh medium education: embrace it
THE Welsh language belongs to us all! That's the message of a short, brand new film released this we...[MORE]

 RhAG responds to publication of Welsh medium education action plan
"RhAG welcomes the publication of the Action Plan which sets out the Welsh Government's direction fo...[MORE]

 Powys Council should stand firm over Welshpool education proposals
Powys County Council should safeguard their long term investment plans in Welsh medium primary educa...[MORE]

 Calls on Cardiff Council’s cabinet to reject recommendations detrimental to WM education
RHAG has called on Cardiff Council's cabinet to reject recommendations that could be detrimental to ...[MORE]

 RhAG welcomes proposal for a new WM primary school in Wrexham
RhAG has enthusiastically welcomed proposals by Wrexham Council to open a new Welsh-medium primary s...[MORE]

 Government must legislate to expand Welsh Medium Education
Any new Welsh Language Act should include statutory measures to strengthen the case of Welsh medium ...[MORE]

 WESTERN MAIL LETTER: Future growth of WM education in Cardiff

 WESTERN MAIL LETTER: WM education provision in Ely & Caerau

 Review of Welsh in Education Plans: rapid action necessary
THE Welsh Government needs to accept and promptly implement all recommendations in the rapid review ...[MORE]

 Capital funding for Welsh medium education: time for innovation
RHAG has called on Local Authorities to adopt an innovative approach to expanding Welsh-medium educa...[MORE]


 The growth of Welsh medium education: a challenge for the Welsh Local Government Association
RhAG has asked whether WLGA is doing its job in ensuring that its members are adequately responding ...[MORE]

 On to the Million: action not words
"RhAG has today welcomed the Welsh Government's announcement to see the growth of Welsh medium educa...[MORE]

 Vale of Glamorgan commits to strengthen Welsh language education provision
"RhAG has welcomed a public statement from the Vale of Glamorgan Council which commits to furthering...[MORE]

 Parent Action Group present petition to Cardiff Council
Recently re-formed Action Group ‘Parents of Ysgol Gymraeg Nant Caerau Want Change’ will present ...[MORE]

 Accelerating the growth of Welsh medium education in Bridgend
BRIDGEND County Borough Council should take urgent action to improve the provision of Welsh-medium e...[MORE]

 New Welsh medium schools needed urgently
PLANS should be in place to open new Welsh medium schools in more than 35 new areas by 2020. This...[MORE]

 Lack of Welsh medium school places in Wrexham
Several parents in Wrexham are distraught yet again this year as they feel let down by the council w...[MORE]

 Signing of the Donostia Protocol

 RhAG calls for dedicated capital funding to expand Welsh medium education
RhAG has called on the Welsh Government to review its 21st Century Schools Capital Investment Progra...[MORE]

 RhAG welcomes review of Welsh in Education Strategic Plans
RhAG has welcomed the Welsh Government’s announcement that former AM Aled Roberts will lead on a r...[MORE]

RhAG has wished a happy birthday to the first designated Welsh-medium school to be established by a ...[MORE]

 RhAG calls for a Languages Fair in Wales
RhAG has called on the Welsh Government to host a Languages Fair ​​here in Wales. This comes ...[MORE]

RhAG (Parents for Welsh Medium Education) is demanding an apology from the BBC for today’s news it...[MORE]

 Welsh medium Education: from evidence to action
RhAG will hold its AGM this week under the theme of "Welsh medium Education: from evidence to actio...[MORE]

 Weak Plans to develop Welsh medium education should be rejected
RhAG has called on the Minister with responsibility for the Welsh Language to reject the majority of...[MORE]

 Cross-party letter calls on Minister not to accept unambitious Plans
For the attention of: Alun Davies AM, Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language Welsh ...[MORE]

 A critical day for Welsh-medium education in Newport
RhAG has called on Newport City Council Planning Committee to give their backing for a new Welsh-med...[MORE]

 A missed opportunity for the Welsh language and ALN
Welsh-medium provision should be a core element of the Welsh Government’s proposed new legislation f...[MORE]

 Assembly Committee recommendations on WM Education welcomed
RhAG has welcomed the Children, Young People and Education Assembly Committee report on Welsh in Edu...[MORE]

 Manifesto launched to expand Welsh-medium education
50% of pupils aged 7 years old should be in Welsh-medium education by 2030. This is one of the m...[MORE]

 A golden opportunity to transform Welsh-medium education in Powys
RhAG has written to all Cabinet Members on Powys Council urging them to adopt the principle that des...[MORE]

 WM education in Cardiff: alarm bells ringing
Serious concerns that a starter class for Grangetown and Butetown will not open as promised this Sep...[MORE]

 Welsh-medium Secondary Schools in Powys: a golden opportunity
This will be the topic of discussion at RhAG’s Annual Public Meeting at the National Eisteddfod in M...[MORE]

 Parents present petition to Cardiff Council
Action for Parents Ysgol Gymraeg Nant Caerau will present a petition to Cardiff Council today. ...[MORE]

 Historic milestone for Welsh-medium Education in Newport
RhAG (Parents for Welsh-medium Education) and local parents have welcomed Newport City Council’s cab...[MORE]

 Calls for creation of a Welsh-medium Education Bill
RhAG has called for a Welsh-medium Education Bill to be drawn up during the next Assembly term to st...[MORE]

 Concern for the future of Welsh-medium Education in RCT
Statement from RhAG RCT: "We are very concerned about the future of Welsh-medium education in R...[MORE]

 Powys Secondary Education: radical plans needed for Welsh-medium Education
Proposals for the reorganisation of secondary education in Powys should include concrete plans to es...[MORE]

 Parents set-up Action Group to campaign for WM education
Parents in Caerau and Ely have come together to establish an Action Group to campaign for improved r...[MORE]

 Opportunity and responsibility: the future of WM education in Denbighshire
RhAG Denbighshire has called on Denbighshire County Council cabinet members to refuse to support a p...[MORE]

 Calls for cabinet members to rectify secondary education plan
Assurances must be made of a more robust and detailed financial investment in Neath Port Talbot Coun...[MORE]

 Powys Secondary Education: radical plans needed for WM Education
Proposals for the reorganisation of secondary education in Powys should include plans to establish d...[MORE]

 A golden opportunity to strengthen the Welsh language in Denbighshire
This is the call being voiced by the Denbighshire RhAG branch in its response to the Pentrecelyn and...[MORE]

Although the Donaldson Report recognises the contribution of Welsh-medium education, the report does...[MORE]

 Denbighshire parents establish RhAG group
In a public meeting held at Ysgol Bro Cinmeirch, Llanrhaeadr on Wednesday February 4 local parents u...[MORE]

 Pembrokeshire Council considers Welsh-medium Education
RhAG has called on Pembrokeshire’s elected members to give full consideration to parents' aspiration...[MORE]

 TAG responds to latest school proposals
Ymgyrch TAG Campaign has given a cautious welcome to the latest proposals from Cardiff Council in r...[MORE]

 Rhagolwg - latest!

 Success of Welsh-medium schools: one step towards further development
Findings from recently conducted BBC Wales research should be placed within a much broader context t...[MORE]

 Undermining the Cwricwlwm Cymreig
A new programme designed to teach history in Wales’s primary schools is undermining the Welsh Govern...[MORE]

 Irish Parliamentary delegation welcomed
On Wednesday, October 8 members of RhAG will meet a delegation from the Tithe an Oireachtais, the Na...[MORE]

 Lessons to be learnt: Welsh-medium Education, Williams Commission and 2011 Census
UCAC and RhAG are pleased to announce a public meeting to discuss the future of Welsh-medium educati...[MORE]

 Protest against travel fee increase
RhAG has called on Newport City Council to postpone a threefold increase for 16+ transport costs unt...[MORE]

 Criticism of examining body for unfavourable treatment of Welsh language
RhAG has criticised Edexcel, one of the UK's largest examining bodies, which is looking for translat...[MORE]

 First Minister and Basque language expert to address conference on a fairer budget for the Welsh language
Carwyn Jones, the First Minister and Paul Bilbao, a campaigner for the Basque language will be addre...[MORE]

 Planning of WM education falls short of expectation
THE draft Welsh in Education Strategic Plans Schemes submitted by Welsh Local Authorities fall very ...[MORE]



 Calls for the Education Minister to exercise his powers
RhAG (Parents for Welsh Medium Education) has called on the Minister for Education and Skills to use...[MORE]

 Local Authorities need to expand WM Education
Parents for Welsh medium Education (RhAG) have called on all Local Authorities to take ownership of ...[MORE]

 A step closer to new secondary provision
RhAG (Parents for Welsh medium Education) has welcomed the recent announcement that promises a solut...[MORE]

 Welsh-medium Education Strategy: grassroots experiences
ON Saturday 23 November, RhAG will convene for their AGM and Conference at Ysgol Gymraeg Treganna in...[MORE]

 Launch of WM Education Awareness Campaign
RhAG has welcomed the arrival of the Welsh-medium Education Awareness Campaign launched today by Fir...[MORE]

 Flying Start policy impedes growth of Welsh-medium education
RhAG is alleging that a Welsh Government flagship policy is impeding the expansion of Welsh-medium e...[MORE]



 Cardiff cabinet betrays previous promise made by council
TODAY RhAG has accused Cardiff cabinet members of betraying the previous promise made by Cardiff Cou...[MORE]



 Calls for Cardiff cabinet to make the right decision
IN a letter sent today to all members of Cardiff Council's Cabinet, RhAG has urged them to protect t...[MORE]

 Cardiff Council: broken promise of a new Welsh-medium school
National organisation RhAG (Parents for Welsh medium Education) has severely criticized Cardiff Coun...[MORE]

 The state of Welsh medium education in the South East
Michael Jones, RhAG Coordinator for the South East, assesses the state of Welsh medium education in ...[MORE]

 RhAG’s Concern: Education Changes in Torfaen
RHAG has expressed concern about yesterday’s decision by Torfaen Borough Council to transfer duties ...[MORE]

 Torfaen Failure in Education Continues
A parent in Torfaen this week raised her concerns in Torfaen Council Chamber after a petition presen...[MORE]

 Resignation of Minister: What next for Welsh Medium Education?
Following the sudden resignation of Education Minister Leighton Andrews RhAG has called on his succe...[MORE]

 Ysgol Carno - parent power wins the day
The organisation Parents for Welsh Medium Education (RhAG) has welcomed the recommendation that will...[MORE]

 RhAG calls for converting goodwill into action.
RhAG has called on the Welsh Government to turn goodwill towards Welsh-medium education into concret...[MORE]

 U-turn on planning of Welsh-medium education in Cardiff
The national organisation Parents for Welsh medium Education (RhAG) has criticised Cardiff Council f...[MORE]

 Welsh Government’s £31m brain drain subsidy
In An IWA article, Heini Gruffudd argues that we should stop subsiding those who choose to study out...[MORE]

 RhAG criticises Powys Council for undermining Welsh-medium education
The national organisation Parents for Welsh Medium Education (RhAG) has criticised Powys Council for...[MORE]

 Local parents present petition calling for more Welsh-medium provision
Local Torfaen parents and members of RhAG Torfaen (Parents for Welsh medium Education) group will pr...[MORE]


 Poem especially composed for the RhAG anniversary
A poem was especially composed for the RhAG 60th birthday celebrations by Eurig Salisbury, Children'...[MORE]

 Mighty oaks from little acorns grow - RhAG celebrates its 60th birthday
Children and parents will fill the Pierhead buidling in Cardiff next week to celebrate RhAG's 60th a...[MORE]

 Little hope of reaching the Government target of 25% of 7-year-olds in Welsh medium by 2015

 Welsh Medium Education- Two Years of putting into effect
The Welsh Government has just published its second report on the operation of its Strategy for the ...[MORE]

 Councils failings to increase Welsh-medium provision
Article in today's Western Mail: Five Welsh councils have been accused of failing to comply with ...[MORE]


 Parents for Welsh-medium Education group re-established in Bridgend
In a recent public meeting held at Gilead Chapel, Coity parents unanimously supported the re-establi...[MORE]

 RhAG calls for clearly defined standards to develop Welsh-medium education
RhAG has welcomed the recent statement made by Leighton Andrews, Education and Skills Minister, that...[MORE]

 Special Council Meeting
Caerffili County Borough Council will be holding a Special Meeting of the full council next Tuesday....[MORE]

 Key day for Welsh Medium Education

 Responses to the New Welsh medium education Strategy - Article by Michael Jones published in the Western Mail
Two years ago the then Minister of Education in Wales launched her new strategy for the development ...[MORE]

 Future of Cardiff's third Welsh-medium secondary school safe
RhAG (Parents for Welsh medium Education) have welcomed the fact that Cardiff Council's plans to ope...[MORE]

 Parents anxiously await Caerphilly CBC decision on Welsh-medium education
"RhAG parents are anxiously awaiting the outcome of Caerffili CBC's decision on the future of Welsh ...[MORE]

 RhAG calls for Welsh-medium education to get fair play in the allocation of capital funding
Parents for Welsh medium Education (RhAG) has written to the Education Minister to highlight the uni...[MORE]

 Caerphilly RhAG at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay
Ben Jones, Chair person for the Caerphilly branch of RhAG and a delegation of local parents at the S...[MORE]

 Important meesage:Parents of children at Ysgolion Cymraeg, Bro Allta, Penalltau, Trelyn, Bro Sannan, Gilfach Fargod, Cwm Derwen, y Lawnt a Chwm Gwyddon.
As you are probably aware by now, there will not be enough room at Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni for every ...[MORE]

 At last a school in Morriston
The school hall was filled to bursting to celebrate the opening of Morriston's first Welsh medium sc...[MORE]

 Important message - Caerphilly RhAG meeting - 15.11.11
Important Notice from RHAG A RHAG meeting will take place at 6pm on Tuesday the 15th of November at...[MORE]

 Short-term answer in Caerphilly - letter to parents
RhAG Caerffili sent the following letter to parents of Welsh medium pupils at the beginning of term:...[MORE]

 Powys parents ask Councillors to place Welsh-medium education on the agenda
South Powys RhAG in partnership with North East Powys Welsh Medium Education Movement has produced a...[MORE]

 Powys parents in favour of comprehensive Secondary Welsh-medium Education
Recent surveys organised by North East Powys Welsh Education Movement (NEPWEM) and branches of South...[MORE]

 Recent developments in Caerphilly - a letter from RhAG
Dear Friend, The following has been written in response to a letter received from a parent who w...[MORE]

 Primary Welsh-medium Education in Carmarthenshire - a postcode lottery
Parents for Welsh-medium Education (RhAG) has called on Carmarthenshire County Council to tackle the...[MORE]

 Wrexham parents voice support for proposed new Gwersyllt Welsh-medium school
A recent public meeting held at Ysgol Plas Coch, Wrexham saw parents united in their support for the...[MORE]

 RhAG Caerffili Branch Bulletin - latest news (January 2011)
Some 50 parents, teachers and supporters of Welsh medium education came to Ysgol Bro Allta’s hall in...[MORE]

 RhAG sets challenge for next Welsh Assembly Government
Today the national organisation Parents for Welsh medium Education (RhAG) launched its manifesto for...[MORE]

 Local Authority's lack of vision for development of Welsh-medium primary education
The local Neath Port Talbot branch of the organisation Parents for Welsh Medium Education (RhAG) ...[MORE]

 RhAG welcomes Cardiff Council announcement on Treganna
Cardiff RhAG (Parents for Welsh Medium Education) has welcomed the announcement made by Cardiff Coun...[MORE]