Estyn: 'Improve Welsh reading and writing in English-medium schools'

The school inspectorate for Wales is calling for more to be done to improve children's Welsh reading and writing.

Estyn says that whilst children are making progress in speaking the language, their reading and writing isn't as developed.

So why are schools not doing better on one of their compulsory subjects? Our Education Corespondent Joanna Simpson investigates.

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'Progress' in children's Welsh

Young children's Welsh language skills are English-medium schools are progressing, but more needs to be done to develop their Welsh reading and writing, according to an Estyn report published today.