Bev Jenkins, from Estyn, says children are making progress in Welsh language development in the majority of English-medium schools, but more needs to be done to improve Welsh reading and writing skills.
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A group of ex-servicemen have become the first people to climb Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons for 24 hours non-stop.
Thousands of athletes are in Tenby for the competition which consists of a two mile swim, a 112 mile cycle ride and a marathon.