Llangain C.P. School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
45
AGES
3 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
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Source: All attending pupils Pupil Level Annual School Census 2021
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How Does The School Perform?

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NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/03/2016)
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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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NATIONAL AVG. 1
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18.0:1
NATIONAL AVG. 21.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
93.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
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15.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.3%
Free school meals
15.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 11.1%
Pupils with SEN support
Llangain
Carmarthenshire
SA33 5AE
01267 241478

School Description

Ysgol Gynradd Llangain is within Carmarthenshire local authority. It is situated about five miles to the south west of the town of Carmarthen and serves the village and the surrounding rural area. There are 26 pupils aged between three and 11 years on roll. The school admits pupils on a part-time basis at the beginning of the term following their third birthday and full-time at the beginning of the term in which they reach their fourth birthday. Nineteen per cent of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is a little lower than the national average. About 14% of pupils are on the school’s additional learning needs register, including a very few who have a statement of special educational needs. This percentage is lower than the national average. A minority of pupils (about 30%) come from Welsh-speaking homes. There are no pupils from an ethnic minority background, and very few pupils who speak English as an additional language. The school was last inspected in November 2009. The current headteacher has led the school since April 2013, in addition to another nearby school. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Llangain in 2015-2016 is £6,020. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Carmarthenshire is £8,382 and the minimum is £3,111. Ysgol Llangain is in seventh place of the 101 primary schools in Carmarthenshire in terms of the school budget per pupil.

Llangain C.P. School Parent Reviews



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“Llangain School”


Llangain School offers a fantastic level of support due to it being a small rural school. My daughter has been very well looked after and we have close contact with her teacher, who is very approachable. It has a wonderful community feeling and all the parents help out where they can to fund raise, support school activities and help the children with their learning. A wonderful school and an asset to Carmarthenshire
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