Mount Street C.P. Infants
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
School Guide Rating
Not Rated

Rhosferig Road
Brecon
Powys
LD3 7NG
01874 623038
Pupils
171
Ages
3 - 7
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery & Infants
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/01/2020)
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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
21.0:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
95.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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11.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Mount Street Infants School is in Brecon, in Powys. There are currently 116 pupils aged four to seven on roll, in six classes. One of these classes is a specialist centre for pupils with special educational needs (SEN). Nine pupils from Brecon and the surrounding area attend this centre. The average proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals over the last three years is 11%. This is below the national average of 18%. The school identifies approximately 31% of pupils as having additional learning needs, including those in the specialist centre. This is well above the national average of 21%. Around 82% of pupils come from a white British ethnic background. Approximately 14% of pupils are learning English as an additional language. The majority of these pupils speak Nepali as their first language. No pupils speak Welsh at home. Around 19% of pupils come from military service families and start or leave the school at different times during the year. The headteacher assumed her role in an acting capacity in September 2016. She became the permanent headteacher in March 2017. Until recently, the school was working with the Welsh Government and other schools to take forward developments relating to education reform in Wales. The last inspection was in May 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 Mount Street C.P. Infants January 2020 Summary The excellent quality of the school's care, support and guidance for pupils results in outstanding levels of wellbeing. The school has an exceptionally happy family atmosphere where nearly all pupils thrive. It provides an extensive range of imaginative learning experiences, both in class and in the stimulating outdoor environment, which results in nearly all pupils having very positive attitudes to learning and achieving well. A united team of committed teachers and support staff share the headteacher’s enthusiastic and inspiring vision for the school, which has best foundation phase practice at its heart. They work very effectively together for the good of their pupils. As a result, nearly all pupils, including those learning English as an additional language and those with SEN, make good progress and achieve expected or better outcomes by the end of the foundation phase. Inspection area Judgement Standards Good Wellbeing and attitudes to learning Excellent Teaching and learning experiences Good Care, support and guidance Excellent Leadership and management Good 2 A report on Mount Street C.P. Infants January 2020 Recommendations R1 Develop pupils’ skill in presenting their work independently, in a variety of ways R2 Increase the range of approaches teachers use in whole class sessions in order to ensure that pupils are engaged consistently What happens next The school will draw up an action plan to address the recommendations from the inspection. Estyn will invite the school to prepare a case study on its work in relation to its excellent practice in key aspects of its provision that results in outstanding levels of wellbeing and very positive attitudes to learning, for dissemination on Estyn’s website.

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