Clase Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
School Guide Rating
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Rheidol Avenue
Clase
Swansea
SA6 7JX
Pupils
309
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/03/2019)
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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.


Green

NATIONAL AVG. 1
Support category
Green, yellow, amber or red
15.7:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
93.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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56.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Clase Primary School is a community primary school situated one mile from the town of Morriston, and three miles north of the city of Swansea. There are currently 311 pupils on roll, including 36 part-time pupils in the nursery. The school has 12 classes and four specialist teaching facilities for children with autism and moderate learning difficulties. The average proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals over the last three years is 55%. This is well above the average for Wales of 18%. The school identifies 50% of pupils as having additional learning needs, which is well above the national average of 21%. Currently, 11% have a statement of special educational need. Many of these pupils are in the four specialist teaching facilities, with only a few in mainstream classes. Very few pupils come from a minority ethnic background. Very few pupils speak Welsh at home. The headteacher has been in post since September 2010. The school’s last inspection was March 2011. Further information is available from the Welsh Government My Local School website at the link below. http://mylocalschool.wales.gov.uk/Schools/SchoolSearch?lang=en 1 A report on Clase Primary School March 2019 Summary The school is an extremely caring and inclusive community that supports pupils exceptionally well. Pupils’ behaviour in classes, in and around the school is exemplary. Nearly all pupils speak with exceptional pride about their leadership roles and the difference they make in the school community. Nearly all pupils feel they have a very strong voice and have a say in decision making. This has a very strong impact on the physical and emotional wellbeing of the pupils. During their time at the school, many pupils make strong progress from low starting points and develop effective literacy, numeracy and information and communication technology (ICT) skills. The school benefits from extremely strong leadership. The headteacher sets a clear strategic direction for developing the school to its full potential. She works with the senior leadership team to set very high expectations for the school’s work. Arrangements to share these expectations with the school community are successful in supporting pupils to thrive at school. Arrangements to develop staff professionally have a very positive impact on pupils’ progress and wellbeing. Inspection area Judgement Standards Good Wellbeing and attitudes to learning Excellent Teaching and learning experiences Good Care, support and guidance Excellent Leadership and management Excellent 2 A report on Clase Primary School March 2019 Recommendations R1 Improve pupils’ standards of Welsh, especially in speaking and listening R2 Improve provision to develop pupils’ writing skills in key stage 2, particularly for more able pupils What happens next The school will draw up an action plan to address the recommendations from the inspection. Estyn will invite the school to prepare a case study on its work in relation to the professional learning opportunities for all staff and the highly effective nurture provision for all pupils, for dissemination on Estyn’s website.

Clase Primary School Catchment Area Map

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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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