Casllwchwr Primary School

Primary

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INDICATOR

Castle Street
Loughor
Swansea
SA4 6TU
Pupils
218
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/10/2014)
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PRI

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28.6:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
95.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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12.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Casllwchwr Primary School is in the village of Loughor, Swansea. There are 222 pupils on roll. Twenty three part-time pupils attend the nursery provision. The school has eight single-age classes. The three-year average for the proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals is around 17%. This is lower than the Wales figure of 21%. Almost all pupils are of White British ethnic background. No pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes. About 31% of pupils have additional learning needs, which is higher than the Wales figure of 22%. Around 3% of pupils have statements of special educational needs, which is similar to the national figure. The school was last inspected in July 2010. The school’s leadership has experienced considerable instability over the past 18 months. The school currently has an acting headteacher, and there is no substantive deputy headteacher. A permanent headteacher has been appointed and will take up post in December 2014. In addition, three of the four class teachers in key stage 2 are currently covering classes during a period of staff absence and they are employed on a temporary basis. The individual school budget per pupil for Casllwchwr Primary School in 2014-2015 means that the budget is £3,376. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Swansea is £7,839 and the minimum is £2,665. Casllwchwr Primary School is 46th out of the 80 primary schools in Swansea in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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