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Languages, Literacy and Communication

Links to Children's Rights


Language Literacy and Communication enables children and young people to experience their rights of cultural participation (particularly Articles 14, 15, 30 and 31) and also their participatory rights around freedom of expression, understanding information and decision making (Articles 12, 13 and 17).


What Matters in Languages, Literacy and Communication 


1. Languages connect us.

2. Understanding languages is key to understanding the world around us. 

3. Expressing ourselves through languages is key to communication.

4. Literature fires imagination and inspires creativity.



Progression in Languages, Literacy and Communication


  1. Increasing breadth and depth of knowledge
  2. Deepening understanding of the ideas and disciplines within areas of learning and experience
  3. Refinement and growing sophistication in the use and application of skills
  4. Making connections and transferring learning into new contexts
  5. Increasing effectiveness as a learner

What does Languages, Literacy and Communications look like in Ty Isaf Infants


  • Literacy lessons
  • Writing
  • Oracy
  • Reading
  • Guided Reading
  • Handwriting
  • Grammar
  • Welsh lessons
  • Criw Cymraeg
  • Campus Cymraeg - Silver Award