Llangiwg Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

School Guide Rating

New Road
3 - 11
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
Estyn grade
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English medium
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Free school meals

School Description

Llangiwg Primary School is in the village of Ynysmeudwy, near Pontardawe in the Neath Port Talbot local authority. The school has 138 pupils aged between 3 and 11, including 14 pupils who attend the nursery class on a part-time basis. There are five classes, some of which are for pupils of mixed ages. The school’s three-year average for pupils eligible for free school meals is around 20%, which is similar to the average for Wales. The school identifies that around 28% of its pupils have additional learning needs, which is above the Welsh average of 21%. Most pupils are of white British ethnicity. A few pupils come from ethnic minority backgrounds and a very few are learning English as an additional language. No pupils come from homes where Welsh is the first language. The headteacher was appointed in September 2018. The school’s last inspection was in 2013. 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 Llangiwg Primary School January 2019 Summary Many pupils make good progress in their learning and achieve well by the end of key stage 2. Most display good behaviour around the school and tackle their work in class with enthusiasm. All staff have positive working relationships with pupils and support their wellbeing effectively. Most teachers provide learning experiences that meet the interest of pupils well. They evaluate pupils’ progress in lessons purposefully and plan suitable next steps for their learning. The school has a clear, inclusive ethos that values and respects pupils, staff and parents. Staff make good use of links within the local community to enhance the development of pupils’ creative and social skills. The headteacher provides calm, effective leadership and receives valuable support from the conscientious senior leadership team. Leaders at all levels plan appropriately for the strategic development of the school and bring about worthwhile improvements. Inspection area Judgement Standards Good Wellbeing and attitudes to learning Adequate and needs improvement Teaching and learning experiences Good Care, support and guidance Good Leadership and management Good 2 A report on Llangiwg Primary School January 2019 Recommendations R1 Raise pupils’ standards of spoken Welsh in key stage 2 R2 Increase rates of attendance, particularly for pupils who are eligible for free school meals R3 Improve the monitoring of interventions in order to evaluate their impact on pupils’ progress clearly R4 Develop governors’ first-hand knowledge of the school’s strengths and areas for improvement What happens next The school will draw up an action plan to address the recommendations from the inspection.

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