Bigyn C.P. School

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Bigyn Park Terrace
Bigyn
Llanelli
Carmarthenshire
SA15 1DH
Pupils
230
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/07/2015)
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PRI

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19.8:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
91.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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32.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Bigyn County Primary School is in the town of Llanelli and draws its pupils from the area immediately surrounding it. There are 236 pupils on roll, aged 3 to 11 years, organised into eight single-age classes. The school has eight full-time and five parttime teachers. Around 32% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is significantly above national averages. The school identifies around 51% of pupils as having additional learning needs. Very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. Most pupils are of white British ethnicity and speak English as their home language. During the last 12 months, there were seven fixed-term exclusions. A few pupils are looked after by the local authority. The last inspection of the school was in March 2009. The headteacher took up his post in September 2014. The individual school budget per pupil for Bigyn C.P. School in 2014-2015 means that the budget is £3,401 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Carmarthenshire is £9,977 and the minimum is £3,325. Bigyn C.P. School is 87th out of the 95 primary schools in Carmarthenshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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“Friendly caring school.”
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My children are very happy in this school and are doing well. It is a friendly caring school and I would highly recommend it.
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