Glan-y-Mor School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

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Heol Elfed
Burry Port
SA16 0AL
01554 832507
11 - 16
Secondary (ages 11-16)
4 1 1 2 3 4
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% Pupils achieving 5+ GSCEs A*-C inc. English/Welsh and Maths
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School Description

Glan-y-Môr School is an English-medium 11-16 co-educational school in Carmarthenshire. There are 464 pupils on roll compared with 584 when the school was last inspected in 2010. Around 29% of pupils are eligible for free school meals compared with the Welsh average of 17.1% for secondary schools. Most pupils come from homes where English is the dominant language. Very few pupils speak Welsh at home. The proportion of pupils who come from ethnic minority groups is around 3%. Very few pupils have English as an additional language (EAL). Approximately 50% of pupils have a special educational need; this is significantly higher than the national average of 25.1%. Around 4% of pupils have a statement of special educational needs (SEN), which is higher than the average for Wales as a whole of 2.4%. The school is currently a ‘professional learning pioneer school’. This means that it is working with the Welsh Government and other pioneer schools to develop a national model of professional learning. The individual school budget per pupil for Glan-Y-Môr School in 2016-2017 is £5,432. The maximum per pupil in the secondary schools in Carmarthenshire is £5,432 and the minimum is £3,584. Glan-y-Môr School is first out of the 12 secondary schools in Carmarthenshire in terms of its school budget per pupil. Glan-y-Môr School federated with Bryngwyn School in 2014. The schools share an executive headteacher, a senior leadership team and a common governing body but have separate budgets and a head of school for each site. The head of school at Glan-y-Môr took up his post in April 2017. The senior leadership team of both schools work across the federation to varying degrees.

Glan-y-Mor School Catchment Area Map

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Pupil Level Annual School Census 2020
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The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

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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