Craigfelen Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
School Guide Rating

Woodside Crescent
Clydach
Swansea
SA6 5DP
Pupils
192
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/03/2018)
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PRI

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NATIONAL AVG. 1
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Green, yellow, amber or red
21.6:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
93.0%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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48.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 19.3%
Free school meals

School Description

Craigfelen Primary School is in the village of Craigfelen in the Swansea local authority. The school has grown steadily over time and there are now 180 pupils aged three to eleven years on roll, including 28 pupils who attend the nursery on a part-time basis. The school has identified around 22% of its pupils as having additional learning needs, including a very few pupils with a statement of special educational needs. The three year average for pupils eligible for free school meals is around 50%, which is well above the Welsh average. Very few pupils are in the care of the local authority. Most pupils are of white British ethnicity and very few pupils speak English as an additional language. A very few pupils speak Welsh at home. The headteacher took up post in September 2011. The school’s previous inspection was in June 2010. 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 Craigfelen Primary School March 2018 Summary Craigfelen Primary School provides a high level of care and support for its pupils. It has strong partnerships with local families, who value the school’s provision highly. Most teaching provides exciting, real-life opportunities for all pupils. Learning experiences develop pupils as confident, respectful, creative and entrepreneurial citizens well. Most pupils make very good progress in developing their literacy, numeracy and information and communication technology (ICT) skills. Nearly all pupils receive highly effective support in developing their social and emotional skills. As a result, most pupils make good progress as they move through the school, often from low starting points. Excellent leadership ensures that all pupils receive enriching and creative learning experiences within a safe, happy, nurturing environment. 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 Craigfelen Primary School March 2018 Recommendations R1 Improve standards of Welsh in key stage 2 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 school’s leadership and its provision for pupils’ wellbeing, for dissemination on Estyn’s website.

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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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