Dunvant Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
348
AGES
3 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
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This pupil heat map shows where pupils currently attending the school live.
The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

Source: All attending pupils Pupil Level Annual School Census
01792 636000

This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official pupil data taken from the Pupil Level Annual School Census collected by the Welsh Government. The data tells us where pupils lived at the time of the last Pupil Census.

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.

How Does The School Perform?

Full Report
NATIONAL AVG. 2.18
Estyn Report
(01/06/2022)
Full Report - All Reports
PRI

School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2022. 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
18.7:1
NATIONAL AVG. 21.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
95.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
MORE INFO
8.9%
NATIONAL AVG. 23.0%
Free school meals
Dunvant Road
Dunvant
Swansea
SA2 7SN
01792 207336

School Description

Dunvant Primary School is on the outskirts of Swansea. It serves an area that is neither prosperous nor economically disadvantaged. Approximately 8% of pupils are entitled to receive free school meals, which is well below the national average. There are 356 pupils on the school roll, including 47 part-time nursery children. Ninety-three per cent of pupils come from English-speaking homes and a very few pupils speak Welsh at home. The remaining pupils are from minority ethnic groups. A few pupils receive support for learning English as an additional language. Around 10% of pupils have additional learning needs and a very few have a statements of special educational need. Over the last two years there have been significant staff changes. The acting deputy headteacher and one other teacher were on sick leave at the time of the inspection. The school was last inspected in March 2007. The headteacher was appointed in September 2010. The individual school budget per pupil for Dunvant Primary School in 2012-2013 means that the budget is £3,026 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Swansea is £9,629 and the minimum is £2,634. Dunvant Primary School is 72nd out of the 87 primary schools in Swansea in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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