Garth Cp
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3 - 11
Nursery, Infants & Juniors

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Source: All attending pupils Pupil Level Annual School Census
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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.

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?

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Teacher assessment data for primary schools is not published at school or local authority level by the Welsh government. Parents can view individual school websites for the Key Stage 2 (age 11) subject level results for pupils in Reading, Writing, Maths and Grammar Punctuation & Spelling (GPS)

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School Description

The Dee Valley Federation of schools was formed in January 2014 and consists of Froncysyllte Community Primary School, Garth Community Primary School and Pentre Church in Wales Primary School. It is led by the recently appointed headteacher and a team of assistant headteachers at each of the three schools. These senior leaders manage the day to day running of each of their schools and assume responsibility for operational matters at each school in the headteacher's absence. Garth Primary School is caring and nurturing with an inclusive ethos of mutual respect and trust between pupils and adults. The school provides strong support for pupils’ emotional well-being, especially following the pandemic. This includes daily opportunities for pupils to discuss their emotions and express how they are feeling. Many pupils enter the school with literacy and numeracy skills at the expected level, with a few above the expected level. As pupils move through the school, nearly all make sound progress in improving their literacy, numeracy and digital skills. They apply these skills well in other areas of learning. Standards of pupils’ Welsh skills are good, and many pupils demonstrate creativity and flair in their work. Staff listen carefully and value pupils’ opinions. Across the school, teachers plan imaginative and stimulating lessons based appropriately on pupil ideas and suggestions. They develop activities that provide opportunities for pupils to engage in a variety of enriched tasks. However, curriculum provision for pupils to learn about the diverse nature of society in Wales and the world is not fully developed and there is insufficient focus on Welsh heritage and culture. The school welcomes pupils who are new to school warmly, and older pupils and staff provide beneficial support to younger pupils. This helps the youngest pupils to settle quickly and begin to enjoy socialising with their peers. The headteacher, senior and middle leaders are beginning to have an impact on improving the opportunities for pupils across the federation. They have recently begun to reflect on the school’s provision and consider necessary improvements to be made, for example in mathematics and teachers' assessment of pupils for the next steps in their learning.

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