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

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Ashburnham Road
Pembrey
Carmarthenshire
SA16 0TP
Pupils
241
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/01/2018)
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PRI

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NATIONAL AVG. 1
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Green, yellow, amber or red
21.7:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
94.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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24.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Pembrey Primary School is in the village of Pembrey, about five miles from Llanelli. There are currently 232 pupils on roll between the ages of three and eleven. There are nine classes in the school, including one mixed-age class, and a nursery class with 18 full-time and eight part-time pupils. The three-year rolling average of pupils eligible for free school meals is 25%, which is above the national average of 19%. The school identifies around 33% of pupils as having additional learning needs. This is above the national average of 21%. A very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. A very few come from homes where Welsh is the first language. The headteacher took up her post in 2010. The school was last inspected in June 2012. 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 Pembrey C.P. School January 2018 Summary All of the school’s life and work is based on ensuring that pupils make strong progress, improving pupils’ wellbeing, creating an environment for child-initiated learning and equipping all pupils with skills for life. These principles permeate all activities. Pupils have a strong say in the school’s work. This is a notable feature and encourages pupils to develop exemplary attitudes towards learning. The quality of teaching and learning experiences is high and ensures that most pupils achieve well. A confident headteacher leads the school effectively and she has developed a very supportive and hardworking team of staff. Overall, the school provides an excellent quality of education with notable strengths and ensures that every pupil has an opportunity to succeed. Inspection area Judgement Standards Good Wellbeing and attitudes to learning Excellent Teaching and learning experiences Excellent Care, support and guidance Excellent Leadership and management Excellent 2 A report on Pembrey C.P. School January 2018 Recommendations R1 Improve pupils’ Welsh oracy skills around the school 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 developing pupils’ independent learning skills for dissemination on Estyn’s website.

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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.

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  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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