Frongoch Juniors
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
203
AGES
7 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Juniors
SCHOOL GUIDE RATING
Not Rated

How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/11/2014)
Full Report
PRI

School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2020. 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
24.0:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
96.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
MORE INFO
11.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 19.3%
Free school meals
Rhyl Road
Denbigh
Denbighshire
LL16 3DP
01745 812410

School Description

Ysgol Frongoch is a community junior school in the town of Denbigh. The majority of pupils live in the immediate area of Lower Denbigh. A minority of pupils come from Upper Denbigh and nearby villages and. The school caters for pupils aged seven to eleven years and there are currently 207 pupils on roll. There are eight classes at the school. Four classes have pupils of mixed ages and four have pupils of the same age group. Around 13% of pupils are eligible for receive free school meals, which is below the local authority and national averages. Most pupils are of white British ethnicity with 8% from ethnic minority backgrounds, which is above the national average. Most pupils come from homes where English is the first language. Seven pupils receive support for English as an additional language. The school identifies that around 19% of pupils have additional learning needs, which is similar to the national average. In the past 12 months, a very few pupils have been excluded on a temporary basis. A very few pupils are ‘looked after’ by local authorities. The headteacher was appointed in September 2007. The school was last inspected in June 2010. The individual school budget for Ysgol Frongoch in 2014-2015 means that the budget is £2,902 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Denbighshire is £9,103 and the minimum is £2,902. Ysgol Frongoch is 47th out of the 47 primary schools in Denbighshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

Source: All attending pupils Pupil Level Annual School Census 2020
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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 (released annually in July).

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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