Glenboi Community Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
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Abercwmboi Isaf Road
Glenboi
Mountain Ash
CF45 3DW
01443 473747
Pupils
133
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/03/2019)
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PRI

School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2019. 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
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Green, yellow, amber or red
19.0:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
94.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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57.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Glenboi Community Primary School serves the town of Mountain Ash in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Nearly all pupils live locally with a few pupils coming from the surrounding area. The school describes the area it serves as socially disadvantaged and economically deprived and is a designated ‘Communities First’ area. Currently, around 78% of pupils are entitled to free school meals. This is significantly above local and national averages and is rising. There are currently 92 full-time pupils on roll organised into five classes. A resource provision class provides education for pupils with social, emotional, and behaviour difficulties. The school admits pupils to the nursery at the age of three. The classes are taught by five full-time teachers. They are assisted by six full-time and one part-time learning support staff. The school has six pupils who are “looked after” by the local authority. No pupils receive support for English as an additional language. Around 35% of pupils are identified as having additional learning needs but no pupil has a statement of special educational need. English is the predominant home language of almost all pupils. One pupil received a fixed-term exclusion in the last year. The headteacher was appointed in September 2009. The individual school budget per pupil for Glenboi Primary School in 2011-2012 means that the budget is £5,051 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Rhondda Cynon Taf is £6,499 and the minimum is £2,591. Glenboi Primary School is fourth out of the 114 primary schools in Rhondda Cynon Taf in terms of its school budget per pupil.

Glenboi Community Primary School Catchment Area Map

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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.

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  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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