Siarter Iaith Gymraeg
Welsh Language Charter
Meet our Criw Cymraeg
Cwrdd a'n Criw Cymreig
Charlotte, Lani, Elise, Sophie, Millie, Ikrema, Aiden, Ennas, Edie, Leenah, Gethyn, Harry, Carys, Nieve, Charlie, Evie, Ieuan, Eli, Lili, Olivia, Tiffany.
Beth yw'r Siarter Iaith Gymraeg?
What is the Welsh Language Charter?
The Welsh language is one of the treasures of Wales. It is part of what defines us as people and as a nation. The Welsh Assembly Government's ambition is to see the number of people able to enjoy speaking and using Welsh reach a million by 2050.
The simple objective of the Language Charter is to provide a clear framework, which can be used to promote and increase the use of Welsh by children in a whole school context. In a nutshell, the Charter's main aim is to promote a strong Welsh ethos in schools and to provide a range of enriching activities that propel the children to enjoy learning Welsh.
The Language Charter exhorts participation from every member of the school community, and members of the school workforce and council, the pupils and their parents, school governors and the wider community are all encouraged to take full ownership of it. The Criw Cymraeg are instrumental in leading and driving the Language Charter forward at Birchgrove Primary.
The Criw Cymraeg have been assigned the following roles:
The aim is to achieve the gold award over a three or four year period. In July 2019, we were successful in being awarded the bronze award. We have now started working towards the targets for the silver award.
Gwobrau Efydd, Arian ac Aur
Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards
To ensure that all efforts are rewarded, the Charter is based on the principle that every school follows challenging but attainable targets in connection with promoting the use of the Welsh language. The specific targets included in the Language Charter can form part of a school's Welsh Development Plan.
Pwy yw Seren a Sbarc?
Who is Seren and Sbarc?
The Welsh Language Charter has welcomed two new characters called 'Seren' and 'Sbarc'. The two heroes are sent home to encourage children to use the Welsh language at home and explore Welsh heritage.
You can read more about the Welsh Charter here.
Sut allwch chi help'ch plentyn?
How can I help my child?
Below are some Welsh phrases to use in the home.
Isod mae rhai ymadroddion cymraeg i'w defnyddio yn y catref.
Days of the week - Dyddiau'r wythnos
Happy Birthday - Penblwydd hapus
Happy Christmas - Nadolig Llawen
Happy New Year - Blwyddyn Newydd Dda
Happy Easter - Pasg hapus
Months of the year - Misoedd
How are you? - Sut wyt ti?
Thank you - Diolch
Goodbye - Hwyl Fawr
Hello - Helo/Shwmae
Fantastic - Bendigedig
Very well thank you - Da iawn diolch
Terrible - Ofnadwy
Tried - Wedi blino
Happy - Hapus
Sad - Trist
Good morning - Bore da
Good afternoon - Prynhawn da
Good evening - Noswaith da
Good night - Nos da
Good bye - Hwyl fawr
Sit - Eisteddwch
Stand - Sefwch
Go - Ewch
Come - Dewch
Who are you? - Pwy wyt ti?
What's your name? - Beth ydyd'enw?
I am ..................... - ................... ydw i
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