Pentrechwyth Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
School Guide Rating

Bonymaen Road
Pentrechwyth
Swansea
SA1 7AP
Pupils
139
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/02/2020)
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PRI

School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2020. 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
15.9:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
93.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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40.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 19.3%
Free school meals

School Description

Pentrechwyth Primary School is in the eastern suburbs of Swansea. The school has 139 pupils between the ages of 3 and 11, including 24 in the nursery who attend on a part-time basis. The average proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals over the last three years is around 40%, which is significantly above the national average of 18%. Many pupils are from a white British background; around 25% are non-white British and none speak Welsh at home. The school has identified around 25% of its pupils as having special educational needs, which is slightly above the national average of 21%. The headteacher took up her post in October 2013 and the school was last inspected in October 2014. 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 Pentrechwyth Primary School February 2020 Summary The headteacher leads the school effectively and engages successfully with all staff to create a common ethos that places pupils’ wellbeing at the centre of its work. She receives very good support from members of staff and governors. Staff work effectively as a team and have an effective working relationship with pupils. They provide them with a purposeful learning environment and effective lessons and activities. As a result, nearly all pupils enjoy coming to school, they feel valued and like to take part in the range of activities offered to them. They are proud of their school and their work, and most have positive attitudes to learning. The quality of the care, support and guidance provided by the staff has a positive effect on pupils’ standards and wellbeing and nearly all, including those with special educational needs and those with English as an additional language make good progress and achieve well. Inspection area Judgement Standards Good Wellbeing and attitudes to learning Good Teaching and learning experiences Good Care, support and guidance Good Leadership and management Good 2 A report on Pentrechwyth Primary School February 2020 Recommendations R1 Improve the quality of pupils’ handwriting and presentation of work across the school R2 Provide suitable opportunities for pupils in key stage 2 to use spreadsheets and databases What happens next The school will draw up an action plan to address the recommendations from the inspection.

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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.

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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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