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Annwyl Rhieni/Dear Parents,

As your child is actively engaged in learning the language of Welsh at Southdown (compulsory up until the age of 16), you might find some of the links on this page useful to help your child, or to even support yourselves in extending your own language skills.


You may have heard of DUOLINGO, a free language app, with over 500,000 people learning Welsh with it! It is easy to use and makes learning fun due to the gamified nature of lessons.



If you want to attend Welsh lessons, COLEG CAMBRIA is the official provider for Adult lessons in the area. Contact:


SAY SOMETHING IN WELSH is another popular website and app that many use to learn for free. They also tweet a new Welsh word to learn every day if you’re on Twitter.

Another Twitter account to know about is AWR Y DYSGWYR (Welsh Learners Hour). They host an hour of sharing questions, ideas and good practice surrounding learning Welsh every Monday from 9-10pm.




LEARN WELSH: Free online resource for beginners offering Welsh lessons, games and quick tests.

Mudiad Meithrin: CYNLLUN CYMRAEG I’r TEULU – WELSH FOR THE FAMILY SCHEME is a scheme which supports non-Welsh speaking parents/carers who attend the cylchoedd Ti a Fi (Welsh-medium baby and toddler groups). The aim of the scheme is to enable non-Welsh speaking families to learn some Welsh and to use the language in the home.




S4C show a program for Welsh learners every Sunday morning called DAL ATI (Keep At It). You can also view it online on S4C Clic or BBC iPlayer.

Here’s the Government’s page about learning Welsh as an adult – you may find something useful!

Take a look at the wide range of activities enjoyed by the children in Welsh lessons across the curriculum.