Burry Port Community Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
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Stepney Road
Burry Port
Carmarthenshire
SA16 0AU
Pupils
205
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/11/2014)
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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
24.7:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
93.0%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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30.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Burry Port Community Primary School is in Burry Port near Llanelli in the Carmarthenshire local authority. It was established in 2013, following the amalgamation of the former infant and junior schools. The school caters for pupils between three and eleven years of age. There are currently 195 pupils on roll, including 18 in the part-time nursery class. There are eight classes, two of which contain pupils from mixed age groups. Nearly all pupils are white British. A few have English as an additional language and a very few pupils speak Welsh at home. Around 33% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is significantly higher than the all Wales average of 21%. The school has identified 20% of pupils as having additional educational needs. The headteacher was appointed to the former junior school in 2009, became head of the federated infant and junior schools in April 2012 and took up her post in the new school in September 2013. This is the school’s first inspection. The individual school budget per pupil for Burry Port Community Primary School in 2014-2015 means that the budget is £3,574. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Carmarthenshire is £9,977 and the minimum is £3,098. Burry Port Community Primary School is 68th out of the 103 primary schools in Carmarthenshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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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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  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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