Baglan Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
School Guide Rating

Elmwood Road
Baglan
Port Talbot
SA12 8TF
Pupils
290
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/11/2016)
Full Report
PRI

School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2020. We give a summary star rating based on the last available data as a helpful indicator to parents. This is to be used as a guide only. You can view national level results including the percentage of pupils across Wales achieving the expected levels for the Foundation Phase (age 7) and at Key Stage 2 (age 11) here.


Green

NATIONAL AVG. 1
Support category
Green, yellow, amber or red
25.6:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
93.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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18.9%
NATIONAL AVG. 19.3%
Free school meals

School Description

Baglan Primary School is in Baglan in the Neath Port Talbot local authority. The school shares a large site with the local authority's education and training centre. The school has 270 pupils aged three to eleven on roll. There has been a large increase in the number of pupils since the last inspection. There are nine classes including two that are mixed-age. Nearly all pupils are of white British ethnicity. A very few pupils are from a minority ethnic background. Very few speak English as an additional language. A very few pupils come from Welsh speaking families. The school identifies 24% of pupils as having additional learning needs. This figure is close to the national average for primary schools (25%). Very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. Around 20% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. A very few pupils are looked after by the local authority. There were no exclusions during the last academic year. The last inspection of the school was in November 2009. The current headteacher took up the post in January 2012. The individual school budget per pupil for Baglan Primary School in 2016-2017 means that the budget is £3,145 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Neath Port Talbot is £6,224 and the minimum is £2,851. Baglan Primary School is 46th out of the57 primary schools in Neath Port Talbot in terms of its school budget per pupil.

Baglan Primary School Catchment Area Map

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This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official pupil data taken from the Pupil Level Annual School Census collected by the Welsh Government. The data tells us where pupils lived at the time of the last Pupil Census (released annually in July).

Our heat maps use groups of postcodes, not individual postcodes, and have naturally soft edges. All pupils are included in the mapping (i.e. children with siblings already at the school, high priority pupils and selective and/or religious admissions) but we may have removed statistical ‘outliers’ with more remote postcodes that do not reflect majority admissions.

For some schools, the heat map may be a useful indicator of the catchment area but our heat maps are not the same as catchment area maps. Catchment area maps, published by the school or local authority, are based on geographical admissions criteria and show actual cut-off distances and pre-defined catchment areas for a single admission year.

This information is provided as a guide only. The areas from which pupils are admitted to a school can change from year to year to reflect the number of siblings and pupils admitted under high priority admissions criteria.

3 steps to help parents gather catchment information for a school:

  1. Look at our school catchment area guide for more information on heat maps. They give a useful indicator of the general areas that admit pupils to the school. This visualisation is based on all attending pupils present at the time of the annual School Census.
  2. Use the link to the Local Authority Contact (above) to find catchment area information based on a single admission year. This is very important if you are considering applying to a school.
  3. On each school page, use the link to visit the school website and find information on individual school admissions criteria. Geographical criteria are only applied after pupils have been admitted on higher priority criteria such as Looked After Children, SEN, siblings, etc.

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