Franksbridge C.P. School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
School Guide Rating
Not Rated

Franksbridge
Llandrindod Wells
Powys
LD1 5SA
01982 570275
Pupils
35
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/10/2017)
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PRI

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NATIONAL AVG. 1
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15.2:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
94.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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4.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Franksbridge Primary School is in the village of Franksbridge near Llandrindod Wells in Powys. There are 38 pupils on roll aged four to eleven. The school has a relatively transient population and cohorts are very small. The school has two mixed-age classes, for foundation phase and key stage 2 pupils. There are two full-time teachers, including the headteacher, and one part-time teacher. The average proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals over the last three years is around 8%, which is significantly below the national average of 19%. The school identifies about 24% of pupils as having additional learning needs, which is below the national average of 21%. No pupil has a statement of special educational needs. Nearly all pupils are of white British ethnicity. A very few are learning English as an additional language. The headteacher took up her post in September 2014. The school’s last inspection was in June 2013. 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 Franksbridge C.P. School October 2017 Summary Nearly all pupils enjoy coming to school and are very proud of their school. The positive interaction and strong levels of collaboration amongst pupils of all ages are a strong feature. Most pupils’ literacy, numeracy, information and communication technology (ICT) and problem solving skills are good. Most pupils make satisfactory progress in developing basic communication skills in Welsh. All staff expect pupils to work hard and to do their best. As a result, nearly all pupils engage in challenging learning experiences without fear of failure. Teachers provide interesting activities that engage and meet the needs of pupils successfully. The school provides an excellent variety of opportunities for pupils to develop their social, emotional and creative skills. The headteacher provides strong and effective leadership. A dedicated and hardworking team of staff and governors support her well. Inspection area Judgement Standards Good Wellbeing and attitudes to learning Excellent Teaching and learning experiences Good Care, support and guidance Excellent Leadership and management Good 2 A report on Franksbridge C.P. School October 2017 Recommendations R1 Improve pupils’ Welsh oracy skills R2 Develop opportunities for pupils to make decisions and choices in relation to their learning and whole school matters 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 developing pupils’ wellbeing, self-esteem and resilience through creative arts projects.

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