Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Eirwg is situated in the Rumney area in east Cardiff and it serves the areas of St Mellons, Llanrumney, Rumney and Trowbridge. The school was established in 1981 and in 1983 the school moved to its present location. Ysgol Bro Eirwg is a designated Welsh language school. English is formally introduced at the start of key stage 2 (KS2). Approximately 9% of pupils come from homes where Welsh is the main home language. 55% are drawn from residential areas which are neither prosperous nor economically disadvantaged and the remainder from an economically disadvantaged area. Approximately 8% come from an ethnic minority background and a 17% are entitled to free school meals. There are currently 390 full time pupils in the school and 62 part-time children in the nursery. There are 84 (18%) pupils on the special education needs (SEN) register and there are none with statements of SEN. The individual school budget per pupil for Bro Eirwg School is £3,060 which compares with a maximum of £14,067 and a minimum of £2,787 for primary schools in Cardiff. The school has the 88th highest budget per pupil out of the 102 primary schools in Cardiff.