Thursday, 31 January 2013

Church in Wales school with majority Muslim intake praised by inspectors

A primary school in Cardiff which is the only Church in Wales (CIW) school with a majority of Muslim pupils has been deemed “excellent” by inspectors.

St Mary The Virgin CIW Primary School, which serves the Butetown area of the city, was judged to have has 181 pupils on roll – 90% of who come from an ethnic minority background and 73% which speak as an additional language.

Many are from Yemeni and Somali backgrounds and some start school with no English at all.

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