Welsh medium education: 11 to 18 years old

Welsh medium secondary education is available within a reasonable distance of every home in Denbighshire. Any child can follow a smooth path to Welsh medium education in secondary school. 

We will provide free transport for your child to travel to your nearest school that offers Welsh medium education if you live over two miles away from it. 

Why choose Welsh medium education?

It is important that your child continues to study through the medium of Welsh from primary through to secondary and take advantages of the many benefits of being a bilingual learner.

It is widely acknowledged that children who have two languages tend to perform better in tests and examinations.

Evidence: Positively Plurilingual (external website)

The key for young people to be equally confident in Welsh and in English is for them to continue with Welsh medium education after leaving primary school.

Welsh is very useful as a skill in the workplace with the ability to speak Welsh being an essential or a desirable skill for a growing number of jobs.

Welsh medium secondary schools

St Asaph

Ysgol Glan Clwyd

Welsh streams in dual language schools


Ysgol Dinas Brân


Ysgol Brynhyfryd

Applying for a school place

Please visit our secondary school places page for information about applying for a secondary school place:

Secondary school places