Barry Island Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
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Clive Road
Barry Island
Barry
Vale of Glamorgan
CF62 5UZ
01446 733807
Pupils
257
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/11/2019)
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PRI

School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2019. 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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Green, yellow, amber or red
25.2:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
94.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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11.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Barry Island Primary School serves the community of Barry Island in the Vale of Glamorgan local authority. The area is relatively disadvantaged and about 20% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is above the average for the local authority and close to the average for Wales. The school provides education for pupils aged three to 11. About 7% of pupils have been identified by the school as having additional learning needs. No pupils have a statement of special educational needs. Very few pupils speak Welsh as a first language or speak English as an additional language. At the time of the inspection there were 237 pupils on roll. Forty seven pupils in the nursery attend school part-time. The previous inspection of the school was in June 2008. The present headteacher was appointed in 2012. The individual school budget of per pupils for Barry Island Primary School in 2013-2014 means that the budget is £3,442. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in the Vale of Glamorgan is £7,758 and the minimum is £2,718. Barry Island Primary School is 28th out of the 48 primary schools in the Vale of Glamorgan in terms of its budget per pupil.

Barry Island Primary School Catchment Area Map

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The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

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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