School in Scotland to teach students exclusively in Gaelic

08/13/2013 | Edinburgh Evening News (Scotland)

The Parkside Primary School in Edinburgh, Scotland, has a new name and mission: to immerse students in Gaelic by teaching all lessons in the language, including English, as part of a government effort to promote the native tongue. All staff members of the school, now known as Bun-sgoil Taobh na Pairce, will speak Gaelic, and classes are being offered to help parents learn the language, said headteacher Anne MacPhail. Such immersion "really helps them learn. The children learn without realizing they're learning," she said.

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