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Bilingual Education, Closure of Schools, Further Education. (For Primary and Secondary Schools - see under Town or Village)

1952
Call for Welsh teaching, Welsh Gazette, 31/7/1952, RC370BIL
1957
Penparcau and Welsh, Cambrian News, 12/7/1957, RC370BIL
1959
Welsh as a medium of teaching: declaration of status wanted, Welsh Gazette, 6/8/1959, RC370BIL
1968
Nurseries to save Welsh ready soon, 1968, RC370BIL
1976
Quiz on bilingual schools likely, Western Mail, 23/4/1976, RC370BIL
1977
Parents to decide question of bilingual schools, Western Mail, 7/3/1977, RC370BIL
1982
Cyflwyno deiseb dros ysgol gyfun ddwyieithog, Cymro, 27/7/1982, RC370BIL
Education groups in row over language, Western Mail, 24/6/1982, RC370BIL
Parents in tug of war over school, Western Mail, 18/3/1982, RC370BIL
We must get new school, Western Mail, 8/7/1982, RC370BIL
1983
MP in attack on plan for bilingual comprehensives, Daily Telegraph, 25/3/1983, RC370BIL
1988
More lessons in Welsh called for, Cambrian News, 8/4/1988, RC370BIL
1989
English pupils could lose out fears, Cardigan Tivyside, 27/10/1989, RC370BIL
Parents lobby for bilingual school to safeguard language, Western Mail, 18/2/1989, RC370BIL
We need more Welsh in schools, Cambrian News, 4/8/1989, RC370BIL
1990
Choice of bilingual school faces storm, Western Mail, 12/12/1990, RC370BIL
Confusion after schools referendum, Cambrian News, 30/3/1990, RC370BIL
Council to debate future of schools, Western Mail, 10/12/1990, RC370BIL
Dilemma over rival sites for bilingual school, Western Mail, 22/3/1990, RC370BIL
English being elbowed out?, Western Mail, 5/10/1990, RC370BIL
Explaining Dyfed's education policy, Western Mail, 26/10/1990, RC370BIL
Parents back schools' Welsh policy, Western Mail, 25/9/1990, RC370BIL
Schools battle over right to bilingual status, Western Mail, 5/5/1990, RC370BIL
Schools campaign takes to the roads, Western Mail, 10/11/1990, RC370BIL
Two schools should be bilingual, Cambrian News, 16/11/1990, RC369BIL
Valley schools face language problems, Cardigan Tivyside, 30/3/1990, RC370BIL
1991
Addysg gyfun ddwyieithog – yr unig ateb, Cambrian News, 10/5/1991, RC370BIL
Addysg Gymraeg yn Nyfed – y sefyllfa'n datblygu, Barn, rhif 339, Ebrill 1991, RC370BIL
Councillors reject bilingual proposal, Western Mail, 4/4/1991, RC370BIL
Dyfed defends policy as Hunt pledges review, Cambrian News, 29/11/1991, RC370BIL
English option for assessing children, Western Mail, 24/1/1991, RC370BIL
Hardline ruling on Welsh dropped, Western Mail, 13/3/1991, RC370BIL
Language marches pile on pressure, Cambrian News, 10/5/1991, RC370BIL
Language proposal 'undemocratic', Western mail, 26/3/1991, RC370BIL
Opt out threat over bilingual decision, Cardigan Tivyside, 3/5/1991, RC370BIL
Parents applaud bilingual solution, Cardigan Tivyside, 15/3/1991, RC370BIL
Parents keep up language pressure, Cambrian News, 5/4/1991, RC370BIL
Parents' outcry, Western Mail, 12/3/1991, RC370BIL
Parents urged to opt out, Western Mail, 14/5/1991, RC370BIL
Plaid demands bilingual school, Cambrian News, 15/2/1991, RC370BIL
School language row 'dead and buried', Western Mail, 25/1/1991, RC370BIL
Schools language controversy re-opens, Cambrian News, 22/2/1991, RC370BIL
Tansilio'r Gymraeg yn Ysgolion Dyfed, Cardigan Tivyside, 11/1/1991, RC370BIL
Union urges rethink on schools language policy, Western Mail, 3/4/1991, RC370BIL
'Voice of people' plea in language row, Western Mail, 22/3/1991, RC370BIL
1992
Head attacks 'betrayal' of Welsh language, Cambrian News, 9/10/1992, RC370BIL
Lampeter parents 'will fight on', Cardigan Tivyside, 29/5/1992, RC370BIL
Proposals reopen row on bilingual schools, Western Msil, 3/10/1992, RC370BIL
Welsh language protesters go on the march over schools, Cambrian News, 10/7/1992, RC370BIL
1995
Language policy 'is failing in primaries', Cambrian News, 13/7/2000, RC370WEL
2000
Language policy creating a divisive school?, Cambrian News, 13/7/1995, RC370WEL
2012
Claims of English 'ban' in primary schools, Cambrian News, 15/11/2012 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [123kb]Letters, Cambrian News, 22/11/2012 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [174kb]
Primary school children told they can't go to the toilet unless they ask in Welsh, Daily Mail, 11/2012 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [76kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [83kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 3 [81kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 4 [141kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 5 [128kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 6 [150kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 7 [124kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 8 [118kb]

BILINGUAL EDUCATION – EDUCATION FIRST

1990
Category A for rural and urban schools, Cardigan Tivyside, 27/7/1990, RC370BIL/EDU
Education first 'dying', Western Msil, 13/10/1990, RC370BIL/EDU
Education First is not anti-Welsh, Cambrian News, 3/8/1990, RC370BIL/EDU
Equal rights for Dyfed children, Cardigan Tivyside, 7/12/1990, RC370BIL.EDU
Governors slammed by 'English first' parents, Cardigan Tivyside, 27/7/1990, RC370BIL/EDU
Keep us better informed on education changes, say parents, Cambrian News, 24/8/1990, RC370BIL/EDU
Language plea MP accused of race hatred, Western Mail, 6/6/1990, RC370BIL/EDU
MPs clash on Welsh only schools, Cambrian News, 27/7/1990, RC370BIL/EDU
Parents intimidated say Education First, Cardigan Tivyside, 21/12/1990, RC370BIL/EDU
Pupils leaving over Welsh policy, Western Mail, 27/10/1990, RC370BIL/EDU
Schools language debate shelved. Cardigan Tivyside, 6/7/1990, RC370BIL/EDU
Secret ballot may settle parents' dispute, Cambrian News, 28/9/1990, RC370BIL/EDU
1991
Schools report 'dictatorial whitewash', Cambrian News, 21/12/1991, RC370BIL/EDU
Tanseilio'r Gymraeg yn Ysgolion Dyfed, Cardigan Tivyside, 11/1/1991,RC370BIL/EDU
When is a report not a report? – when it's a whitewash, Cardigan Tivyside, 11/1/1991, RC370BIL/EDU
1992
Yn y ffosydd, Golwg, 2/7/1992, RC370BIL/EDU

CLOSURE OF SCHOOLS

1957
Future of Capel Seion school, Welsh Gazette, 14/2/1957 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [264kb]
Llanfihangel school has reprive, Welsh Gazette, 16/5/1957 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [256kb]
Small country schools, Welsh Gazette, 21/2/1957 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [288kb]
1958
Small schools to remain open, Welsh Gazette, 31/1/1958 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [96kb]
Still a problem, Welsh Gazette, 30/1/1958 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [82kb]
1970
County will axe 17 primary schools, Western Mail, 31/7/1970 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [196kb]
1980
Popeth yma ond plant, Cymro, 1/4/1980 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [167kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [160kb]
1981
Reprieved schools still threatened, Western Mail, 21/4/1981 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [64kb]
1982
Achub chwech o ysgolion bach, Cymro, 12/1/1982 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [98kb]
Keep schools plea, Western Mail, 12/5/1982 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [102kb]
Six rural schools are saved, Western Mail, 7/1/1982 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [98kb]
1983
Parents vow top action for axed schools, Cambrian News, 21/10/1983 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [231kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [238kb]
1985
Closed! Dyfed thumbs-down for three more village schools, Cambrian News, 22/3/1985 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [127kb]
Three more closures...., Cambrian News, 12/4/1985 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [159kb]
Two more schools face the axe, Cambrian News, 15/3/1985 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [106kb]
Villagers keep fighting to save one class schools, Western Mail, 2/4/1985 pdficon.gif icon Pagre 1 [308kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [294kb]
1994
Fight on to save schools, Cambrian News, 29/4/1994 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [197kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [198kb]
1998
Axe hovers over schools, Cambrian News, 12/2/1998 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [115kb]
Tiny primary schools face closure threat, Cambrian News, 29/1/1998 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [124kb]
2005
Three pupil school must close for good (Llanrhystud), Cambrian News, 3/11/2005 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [130kb]
2006
Council pushed to close small schools, Cambrian News, 13/7/2006 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [1.4Mb]
2008
pdficon.gif icon Biggest shake up since 1800s, Cambrian News, 17/7/2008 [1.2Mb]
pdficon.gif icon Councillors back plans but promise to listen, Cambrian News, 17/7/2008 [1.5Mb]
2010
Education crisis, Cambrian News, 15/7/2010 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [1.4Mb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [1.2Mb]
pdficon.gif icon Plans not so super for primary schools, Cambrian News, 22/4/2010 [571kb]
pdficon.gif icon Plans to close eight schools in shake up, Cambrian News, 14/4/2010 [707kb]
pdficon.gif icon Super school unveiled, Cambrian News, 29/4/2010 [721kb]
2011
Pupil numbers drop by nearly 900 in 10 years, Cambrian News, 26/1/2012 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [815kb]
2012
Area schools are the future of education in Ceredigion, Cambrian News, 8/11/2012 pdficon.gif icon Tud 1 [135kb]
Axe to fall on 11 pupil school despite protest, Cambrian News, 1/3/2012 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [83kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [327kb]
Fighting to keep schools at heart of communities, Cardigan Tivyside, 3/7/2012 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [424kb]
Future of 23 primary schools is under review by council, Cambrian News, 1/11/2012 pdficon.gif icon Tud 1 [350kb]
2013
New in Focus - Education, Cambrian News 5/12/2013 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [520kb]

DISCIPLINE

2012
Best county in Wales for discipline, Cambrian News, 30/8/2012 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [193kb]

EDUCATIONAL CHARITIES

Educational charities in the period 1833- 1835, Ceredigion, 1960-1963 http://welshjournals.llgc.org.uk/browse/viewpage/llgc-id:1093205/llgc-id:1094155/llgc-id:1094216/get650

ESTYN REPORTS

2014
EducationSpecial, 20/2/2014 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [299kb]

EXCHANGE PUPILS

2013
Host vfamily stay is 'valuable', Cambrian News, 28/3/2013 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [236kb]

FURTHER EDUCATION

Coleg Ceredigion
1982
Merger for seven colleges, Western Mail, 2/4/1982, RC378.4
1985
Nine colleges to become three in reorganisation, Western Mail, 30/1/1985, RC378.4
1986
Courses threatened, Cambrian News, 24/1/1986, RC378.4
1995
Axe poised on college, Cambrian News, 11/8/1995, RC378.4CRI
Campus closure looking more likely, Western Mail, 20/7/1995, RC378.4CRI
Cardigan campus 'absolutely safe', Cardigan Tivyside, 13/7/1995, RC378.4CRI
Cash crisis threatens college expansion plan, Cardigan Tivyside, 1/6/1995, RC378.4CRI
College campus faces closure, Cambrian News, 21/7/1995, RC378.4CRI
College had two crisis warnings, Cambrian News, 11/8/1995, RC378.4CRI
College papers sent to police, Western Mail, 17/7/1995, RC378.4CRI
College rescued from brink, Western Mail, 24/7/1995, RC378.4CRI
College upbeat after closing one of four sites, Western Mail, 16/10/1995, RC378.4CRI
Courses moving to another campus, Western Mail, 13/11/1995, RC378.4CRI
Crisis College get promise of life-line, Western Mail, 27/7/1995, RC378.4CRI
Crisis torn college appoints second financial; expert, Cambrian News, 16/6/1995, RC378.4CRI
Police probe into college finances, Cambrian News, 14/7/1995, RC378.4CRI
Power shift at crisis college, Cambrian News, 8/9/1995, RC378.4CRI
Principal of cash deficit college to carry the can, Western Mail, 21/7/1995, RC378.4CRI
Revealed : the true scale of college's mismanagement, Cambrian News, 28/7/1995, RC378.4CRI
Tanybwlch serves last course, Cambrian News, 13/10/1995, RC378.4CRI
Trying to disperse college's gloom and doom, Cardigan Tivyside, 27/7/1995, RC378.4CRI
Under threat? Not us say Cardigan campus officials, Cardigan Tivyside, 15/6/1995, RC378.4CRI
Welcome for college plan, Cardigan Tivyside, 17/8/1995, RC378.4CRI
1996
Coleg Ceredigion Information Supplement, Cambrian News, 31/5/1996, RC378.4
College hopes for reprieve, Western Mail, 20/2/1996, RC378.4CRI
Crisis talks at farm college, Western Mail, 12/2/1996, RC378.4CRI
D-Day looms over Felinfach campus, Cambrian News, 12/1/1996, RC378.4CRI
Farmers' union appeals to keep campus open, Cardigan Tivyside, 8/2/1996, RC378.4CRI
Fight goes on to save college from axe, Cambrian News, 9/2/1996, RC378.4CRI
Final attempt to keep agriculture campus, Western Mail, 2/2/1996, RC378.4CRI
Home grown bid to save college, Cambrian News, 2/2/1996, RC378.4CRI
Last ditch to save college, Western Mail, 6/2/1996, RC378.4CRI
Move to save college, Western Mail, 8/2/1996, RC378.4CRI
Overspent college moves towards financial safety, Western Mail, 11/1/1996, RC378.4CRI
Second agricultural campus set to close, Western Mail, 31/1/1996, RC378.4CRI
1997
Coleg Ceredigion Information Supplement, Cambrian News, 31/3/1997, RC378.4
Coleg Ceredigion Prospectus, 1997, RC378.4
Felinfach campus fetches £112,000, Cambrian News, 2/1/1997, RC378.4CRI
1999
Coleg Ceredigion information supplement, Cambrian News, 18/3/1999, RC378.4
Prospectus, 1999-2000, RC378.4

HISTORY

Addysg elfennol yn Sir Aberteifi, Ceredigion, 1960-1963 http://welshjournals.llgc.org.uk/browse/viewpage/llgc-id:1093205/llgc-id:1094155/llgc-id:1094558/get650

HOME ECUCATION

2012
County has highest number of home schooled pupils, Cambrian News, 13/9/2012 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [162kb]
2013
Number of pupils taught at home rises by 12 per cent, Cambrian News, 15/8/2013 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [135kb]

NURSERIES (see under towns and villages)

2008
pdficon.gif icon Collapsing nurseries, Cambrian News, 7/2/2008 [1.1Mb]

PRIMARY SCHOOLS (see under towns/villages)

SCHOOL MEALS AND MILK

1957
School meal charges, Welsh Gazette, 18/4/1957, RC372MEA
1981
School milk wins the vote of education chiefs, Western Mail, 2/7/1981, RC372MEA

SECONDARY SCHOOLS (see under towns)

Performance Tables
1995
School Performance Information 1995, RC373PER
1993
Performance tables for Ceredigion Secondary Schools, 1998, RC373
2000
Secondary Schools Performance Digest, 2000, RC373PER

UNIVERSITIES (SEE UNDER ABERYSTWYTH OR LAMPETER)

WELSH LANGUAGE


1980
Immigrant children failing to become fluent in Welsh, Western Mail, 19/1/1980, RC304.8
1988
Dilemma Dyfed, Golwg, 8/9/1988, RC304.8
1990
Schools face language rift, Western Mail, 26/4/1990, RC304.8
2013
'Newbies' blamed for dragging down score, Cambrian News, 3/10/2013 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [183kb]