Gowerton Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
366
AGES
3 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
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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
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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.

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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.

How Does The School Perform?

Good
NATIONAL AVG. 2.18
Estyn grade
(01/09/2017)
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PRI

School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2022. 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.


Green

NATIONAL AVG. 1
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24.7:1
NATIONAL AVG. 21.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
95.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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13.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 23.0%
Free school meals
6.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 11.1%
Pupils with SEN support
Mount Street
Gowerton
Swansea
SA4 3GE
01792 872439

School Description

Gowerton Primary School is in the village of Gowerton, just outside Swansea. There are 400 pupils on roll, including 48 part-time nursery pupils in 14 single-age classes and one mixed age class. The school opened in September 2010, following the amalgamation of the separate Tregwyr Infants and Junior Schools. In January 2016, the school moved to a new purpose built building. Around 16% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is lower than the Wales average of 19%. The school states that around 27% of pupils are on the additional learning needs register, which is slightly higher than the Wales average of 21%. A very few pupils have a statement of special education needs. Most pupils are from white British backgrounds. Very few pupils speak Welsh at home or have English as an additional language. The headteacher took up her post in September 2010. Estyn last inspected the school in February 2012. 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 Gowerton Primary School Month and year Summary Pupils at Gowerton Primary School enjoy the imaginative learning experiences planned by their teachers and make good progress as they move through the school. The quality of teaching is consistently good across the school. The vibrant foundation phase is a particular strength. It provides pupils with comprehensive skills to make the most of the following stages of their education. Pupils receive good levels of care, support and guidance, which ensure that nearly all pupils are confident and have high levels of wellbeing. Senior leaders have a clear vision for school improvement and share this effectively with all staff. There is a strong sense of teamwork and all staff and the governing body work well together to ensuring good quality education for pupils. Inspection area Judgement Standards Good Wellbeing and attitudes to learning Good Teaching and learning experiences Good Care, support and guidance Good Leadership and management Good 2 A report on Gowerton Primary School Month and year Recommendations R1 Improve key stage 2 pupils’ ability to apply their numeracy skills meaningfully in work across the curriculum R2 Provide opportunities for pupils in key stage 2 to contribute to what and how they learn R3 Improve the use of performance information at a strategic level to support school improvement What happens next The school will draw up an action plan to address the recommendations from the inspection.

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