Coed Y Garn Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
School Guide Rating
INDICATOR

Parrot Row
Blaina
Blaenau Gwent
NP13 3AH
Pupils
240
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/03/2014)
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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
Support category
Green, yellow, amber or red
20.9:1
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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27.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Coed-y-Garn Primary School is in the town of Blaina in Blaenau Gwent local authority. There are 281 pupils between three and 11 years of age on the school register, including 40 part-time nursery pupils. Most pupils live nearby. The school’s catchment is a designated Communities First Area and the school has access to Families First and Flying Start provision. Around 40% of pupils receive free school meals. This is higher than local and national averages. The school has a special needs resource base for 12 pupils between seven and 11 years old with complex needs. These pupils come from within the local authority. The school has identified approximately 27% of its pupils as having additional learning needs, including 10 pupils who have statements of special educational needs. A very few pupils are looked after by the local authority. English is the day-to-day language of the school and pupils learn Welsh as a second language. Nearly all pupils come from homes where English is the main language. A very few pupils come from ethnic minority backgrounds. A very few have English as an additional language, but no pupils receive support to learn English. The headteacher has been in post since September 2013. The school’s last inspection was in January 2008. The individual school budget per pupil for Coed-y-Garn Primary School in 2013-2014 means that the budget is £4,579 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Blaenau Gwent is £6,278 and the minimum is £3,497. Coed-y-Garn Primary School is 11th out of the 25 primary schools in Blaenau Gwent in terms of its school budget per pupil.

Coed Y Garn Primary School Catchment Area Map

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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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