Pen-y-cwm Special School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Special school
PUPILS
143
AGES
5 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Special

How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.21
Estyn grade
(01/04/2016)
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87.0%
NATIONAL AVG. 93.8%
Attendance during the year
Strand Annealing Lane
Ebbw Vale
Blaenau Gwent
NP23 6AN
01495 357755

School Description

Pen-y-Cwm School in Blaenau Gwent has 112 pupils aged between 3 and 19 years. All pupils have statements of special educational needs for severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties or autistic spectrum disorders. Nearly all pupils have English as their home language. Pupils are drawn from the whole of Blaenau Gwent as well as from the neighbouring local authorities of Merthyr Tydfil, Torfaen, Monmouthshire and Newport. Thirty-eight per cent of the pupils are eligible for free school meals. The school mission is to empower and support individuals to be resilient and independent and to develop skills to reach their potential. There are currently the equivalent of 15 full-time teachers, including senior leaders, and 58 classroom support staff. The headteacher has been in post since 2011.

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