Carmarthenshire County Council feel the need to make a statement!

Following the facts about how parents have been told their children are currently in a biligual reception class in LLangennech Primary School, to then be told it is Welsh Medium only and teachers confirm the children havent been taught any English during their time in class, Carmarthenshire County Council told the Llanelli Herald Newspaper Journalist…

Illegal teaching of minors against parental knowledge in Llangennech School

Another dark grey cloud called “lack of integrity” blows over and settles firmly above the roof of Llangennech School this morning. It was during the Education & Children Scrutiny Committee in Carmarthen on the 23rd May, where discussions were being made about the controversial proposed change of language category for Llangennech school from Dual Stream…

Parents the Last to know AGAIN!

On May the 3rd 2016 a letter was finally sent home with the children to the parents of Llangennech Schools,  it was some attempt of an explanation to why the parents of the pupils that will be affected  are the again the last to know about what is happening at Llangennech Schools. Here you can…

The School Governors Meeting

Some parents of Llangennech Village had the chance on the 26th April 2016 during a meeting with the school governors to make a presentation highlighting facts and concerns in relation to the proposed change of the schools from dual stream to Welsh medium only. Those facts are on this website for all to see and…

The True Current Treatment of English Stream Pupils

Currently English Stream pupils are exposed to a very high level of Welsh during their school day and it has been expressed that this is just manageable level for pupils and parents. Currently English Stream pupils have struggled and been upset to be excluded from such celebrations at the school, such as St David’s Day…

Evidence that no EM school places within several miles of Llangennech

Due to all the uncertainty of the language category of Llangennech schools, some parents have already removed children from the schools and others have applied to other English Medium schools, but as the council send out rejection letters it becomes apparent that the local English Medium schools are full to capacity with Bryn having 24…

Why the consultation document happened

Carmarthenshire Council has confirmed in writing to us that:- The School     ~        Supported by the staff     ~      And supported by the governing body approached them with a proposal to change the language category of the Llangennech schools to Welsh Medium. Carmarthenshire Council supported this suggestion from the school, staff and governing body. The proposal was…

Confusion over Language category of reception classes

Parents are increasing becoming more confused over the situation regarding the Derbyn 1 & Derbyn 2 classes within the Infant school. Whilst parents are being told that the classes are bilingual and reports such as Estyn state this too, within the last year every piece of homework has been 100% Welsh.  As well as when…

Health and Safety

Parents will do anything for their children and that includes doing what they can to ensure they have the best education possible. If the decision is made to change the school to Welsh Medium only and parents know for their child this will not be the most successful structure of education as the home environment…

Leadership and Choices

In the Consultation Document it states: – 3.1.4 Leadership and Management – Federation From April 2015 the Governing bodies of both Llangennech Infants and Llangennech Junior schools resolved to pursue a formal federation. It is very well led by a committed head teacher, who has a clear vision regarding the school’s long term strategy. This…

The Governors

We as parents voted the parent governors into their privileged position and would like to state that many parents of pupils at the Llangennech Schools feel misrepresented by them. – They have not stayed true to the responsibility of their role – Parents have lost trust in parent governors due to this fact The Governors…

Nursery Provision

By changing the school to Welsh Medium and accepting pupils from 3 years old this will have a knock on effect to the village businesses such as Bright Beginnings and Cylch Meithrin and as Hendy Primary only accepts pupils from 4 years old it means the Bryn school would be the only EM option for…