Bancyfelin C.P. School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
49
AGES
3 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
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Source: All attending pupils Pupil Level Annual School Census 2021
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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.

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.

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  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.

How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/06/2015)
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School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2021. 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.


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NATIONAL AVG. 1
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19.3:1
NATIONAL AVG. 21.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
94.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
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8.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.3%
Free school meals
25.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 11.1%
Pupils with SEN support
Bancyfelin
Carmarthenshire
SA33 5ND
01267 211276

School Description

Ysgol Gynradd Bancyfelin is a community school situated in the village of Bancyfelin between the towns of Carmarthen and St Clears in Carmarthenshire. Most pupils come from the local area and a small percentage come from nearby rural areas. There are 39 pupils on roll, including 7 nursery-age pupils. The school admits pupils on a full-time basis to the nursery class during the term in which they have their fourth birthday. The school is arranged into two classes: one class for the Foundation Phase and one for key stage 2. Fifty per cent of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes. About 5% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. There are no pupils from an ethnic minority background. About 26% pupils have additional learning needs and a very few have a statement of special educational needs. The headteacher, who is also responsible for two other schools, has been in post since June 2013. The school was last inspected in January 2010. The individual budget per pupil for Ysgol Gynradd Bancyfelin in 2014-2015 is £4,046. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Carmarthenshire is £9,977 and the minimum is £3,325. Ysgol Gynradd Bancyfelin is in 34th position of the 95 primary schools in Carmarthenshire in terms of school budget per pupil.

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