Mount Stuart Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
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Adelaide Street
Butetown
Cardiff
CF10 5BS
02920 481188
Pupils
479
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/12/2017)
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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.


Green

NATIONAL AVG. 1
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Green, yellow, amber or red
23.7:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
94.0%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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22.9%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Mount Stuart Primary School is a large and growing school situated in the Butetown district of Cardiff. The school was first established in 1973 before becoming re-housed in the current building in 1996. Mount Stuart Primary is a Flying Start catchment and Communities First Area school. Most pupils who attend the school live within this catchment area, which is socially and economically deprived. The school caters for pupils aged three to eleven years of age. There are currently 407 pupils on roll, including 81 in the part-time nursery. This is an increase of over 100 pupils since the previous inspection. The school is organised into 12 classes, many of which are single aged. In total there are 16 teachers and 19 support staff. Ninety-seven per cent of pupils are from ethnic minority backgrounds. Pupils come from at least 37 different ethnic groups and speak over 21 different languages. Eighty-nine per cent of pupils speak English as an additional language. The language acquisition levels of most pupils are at “new to English” (40%) or “early acquisition” (46%). The school identifies that 25% of pupils have further additional needs. Very few pupils have a statement of special educational need. The percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals is 31%, which is above the average for the local authority and Wales. The school was last inspected in 2007. The head teacher has been in post since 2009. The individual school budget per pupil for Mount Stuart Primary in 2012-2013 means that the budget is £3,545 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Cardiff is £12,307 and the minimum is £2,873. Mount Stuart Primary is 51st out of the 99 primary schools in Cardiff in terms of its school budget per pupil.

Mount Stuart Primary School Catchment Area Map

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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 (released annually in July).

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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