Cylch Meithrin is a Welsh-medium Playgroup.
As a parent, we are aware how important it is for you to feel that you are choosing the best education for your child. With over 40 years of experience in early years care and education, and over 1,500 qualified and friendly staff working in our Cylchoedd Meithrin throughout Wales, you can be rest assured that your child will receive the best possible care and education at your local cylch meithrin.
The aim of the cylch meithrin is to promote the education and development of children from two years old to school age. Children will be able to learn through play and socialise under the guidance of professional, qualified and dedicated staff.
- There are over 500 cylchoedd meithrin throughout Wales
- Over 13,000 attend our Cylchoedd Meithrin and enjoy learning through play through the medium of Welsh.
- Welsh is the language of the cylch meithrin, but every child is welcomed to attend the Cylch Meithrin whatever the language spoken at home.
- Special empashis is given on developing the Welsh language skills of every child
Play is very important to every aspect of a child’s development. Therefore, the experiences and activities offered in the Cylchoedd Meithrin are based on learning through play. There is a special emphasis on language development and the personal, social and emotional development of children in the cylchoedd.
All children are warmly welcomed to the cylchoedd whatever their colour, race, social class, family status or additional needs. Children with additional needs are given extra support in order to enable them to join in all the cylch's activities.
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‘Excellent! We couldn’t ask for a better educational start for our child. Our older child previously attended the cylch meithrin and is in a Welsh medium class in school and can speak Welsh fluently now.’
comment by non-Welsh speaking parents from a cylch in mid Wales