Lamphey Primary School
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This pupil heat map shows where pupils currently attending the school live.
The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

Source: All attending pupils Pupil Level Annual School Census 2021
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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.

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School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2021. 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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School Description

Lamphey Primary School is situated in Lamphey village, approximately two miles to the east of the town of Pembroke. It was built in 1910, and has been remodelled with additional classrooms since 1967. It caters for pupils from the village and outlying districts and also from the towns of Pembroke and Pembroke Dock. Around 82% of pupils come from outside the catchment area. Approximately half of the pupils live in a rural setting. This in an economically advantaged area with eight per cent of pupils entitled to free school meals, which is below the local authority and all-Wales average. The rate of pupil mobility is low, and many pupils’ parents are from professional backgrounds. Currently, there are 167 full time equivalent pupils on roll, between the ages of three and 11 years. This figure is similar to the last inspection in October 2005. Children are accepted into the nursery class on a part-time basis in the September immediately following their third birthday. Pupils are organised into eight classes according to age, four in key stage 1 including a nursery and reception unit, and four in key stage 2. The majority of pupils come from homes where English is spoken as a first language. Two per cent of pupils come from homes where Welsh is spoken at home. Nearly all pupils are of white British ethnicity. Twelve per cent of pupils are designated as having additional learning needs, and two pupils have statements of special educational needs. The individual school budget per pupil for Lamphey C.P. School in 2011-2012 means that the budget is £3,200 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Pembrokeshire is £5,323 and the minimum is £3,000. Lamphey C.P. School is 54th out of the 61 primary schools in Pembrokeshire in terms of its school budget per pupil. The headteacher has been in post since September 2011.

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