Swansea told to target literacy aid

18th February 2000 at 00:00
SWANSEA education authority should do more to help schools where standards of literacy are lowest, according to a report from Estyn, the Welsh inspectorate.

Overall, say the inspectors, the performance of the city's schools in English and Welsh i at or slightly above the average for Wales. But English results range from the highest to the lowest.

The inspectors suggest using the expertise of the Welsh-medium sector to develop strategies to teach language across the curriculum.

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