Our Lady & St Michael's Rc

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14 Pen Y Pound Road
Abergavenny
Monmouthshire
NP7 5UD
Pupils
179
Ages
4 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/03/2016)
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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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22.8:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
95.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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12.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Our Lady and St Michael’s is a voluntary-aided Roman Catholic primary school in Abergavenny in Monmouthshire local authority. The school has 178 pupils. There are seven single-age classes. About 9% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is below the national average of 20%. The school identifies around 22% of pupils as having additional learning needs, which is just below the national average of 25%. Around 25% of pupils have English as an additional language. A very few pupils have a statement of special education needs. No pupils speak Welsh as their first language. The deputy headteacher is currently the acting headteacher and took up this position in September 2015. The school’s last inspection was in 2009. The individual school budget per pupil for Our Lady and St Michael's School in 2015-2016 means that the budget is £3,596 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Monmouthshire is £5,918 and the minimum is £2,834. Our Lady and St Michael's School is 11th out of the 31 primary schools in Monmouthshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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Our Lady & St Michael's Rc Reviews

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“Our Lady and St Michael's school Abergavenny”
AUTHOR:
This is a fantastic school that has provided above and beyond the support my Autistic son needs. The teachers are excellent and the head master is 100% involved in the day to day activities in the school and not just stuck behind a desk like many other school headmasters. St Michaels is warm and welcoming and has a real village school feel about it. It is by far the best pupil focused school in Abergavenny. They genuinely care about the children - not just the statistics! I would highly recommend it.
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