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Minera Voluntary Aided Primary School

Criw Cymraeg

We are working hard to achieve the Criw Cymraeg Bronze Award. The 10 targets we need to achieve are:

  1. Establishing a visual welsh ethos
  2. The advantages of learning Welsh
  3. The use of incidental Welsh in the classroom
  4. The use of incidental Welsh outside of the classroom
  5. Welsh in assemblies
  6. Apps and websites to enhance learning and enjoyment
  7. Enrichment activities
  8. Developing reading
  9. Welsh across the curriculum
  10. A positive attitude

Patrwm yr Wythnos


Beth ydy ___ yn Gymraeg?

(What is ___ in Welsh?)

Gwasanaeth Cymraeg / Welsh Assembly

  • We lead a Welsh assembly.
  • We sing songs in Welsh, traditional hymns and sometimes lively songs.
  • We are proud to sing our national anthem "Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau".
  • We announce the winner of Siaradwr Cymraeg yr Wythnos (Welsh speaker of the week) and who’s in the Llyfr Aur ( Golden book)
  • We help teach the new Patrwm yr wythnos (Pattern of the week)
  • We lead the children in saying our Welsh prayer.
  • We also listen to Welsh music as we walk into the assembly.

Criw Cymraeg - Autumn 2022

Our Criw Cymraeg have worked incredibly hard to develop Welsh in our school during the Autumn term. Watch the video below to see what they have been up to and view the Jamboard to see their plans and process:

Croeso i Minera Competition

Our Criw Cymraeg have been busy helping us to see and hear more Welsh around school. They held a competition to design a Croeso poster to be displayed in school and you can see the winners and winning entries below.

Our work

Watch the video to find out about how we have been improving the Welsh in our school so far this term.