Tuesday, 25 August 2009

Bun-sgoil Ghàidhlig Inbhir Nis

…de la Inverness Courier:

Inverness’s Gaelic primary is bucking the national trend of falling school rolls and is planning for expansion just two years after opening its doors.

Bun-sgoil Ghàidhlig Inbhir Nis at Inshes has started the new term with 126 pupils and expects to reach its 150 capacity next year.

Acting headteacher Kirsteen Wells believes its success is not just down to a growing interest in Gaelic culture and heritage.

"Even more so, parents are aware of the benefits of bilingualism and are very keen for their children to be fluent in two languages before heading to secondary school," she said...

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