Puncheston Cp School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
72
AGES
4 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Infants & Juniors
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This pupil heat map shows where pupils currently attending the school live.
The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

Source: All attending pupils Pupil Level Annual School Census 2021
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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.

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.

How Does The School Perform?

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NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/11/2019)
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PRI

School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2021. 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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21.4:1
NATIONAL AVG. 21.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
96.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
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10.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.3%
Free school meals
25%
NATIONAL AVG. 11.1%
Pupils with SEN support
Puncheston
Haverfordwest
Pembrokeshire
SA62 5RL
01348 881321

School Description

This rural school is situated on the outskirts of the village of Puncheston at the foot of the Preseli mountains in Pembrokeshire. According to the school, the area is one that is neither prosperous nor economically disadvantaged. Six per cent of pupils are entitled to free school meals, which is considerably lower than the county and national figure. There are sixty six pupils aged between four and 11 on roll. Numbers have remained stable over the last three years. Pupils are taught in three mixed-age classes by three full-time teachers and one part-time teacher. Twenty-four per cent of pupils have additional learning needs, which is a little above the national figure. There are no pupils with statements of special educational needs. Welsh is the main language of the home of 20% of pupils. There are no pupils from ethnic minority backgrounds at the school at present. The headteacher has been in post since September 2009. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Casmael in 2012-2013 is £4,203. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Pembrokeshire is £5,870 and the minimum is £3,138. Ysgol Casmael is in the ninth position out of the 61 primary schools in Pembrokeshire in terms of the school budget per pupil.

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