Queensferry Community Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
144
AGES
3 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Nursery, 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
(01/09/2015)
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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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13.8:1
NATIONAL AVG. 21.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
86.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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59%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.3%
Free school meals
40.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 11.1%
Pupils with SEN support
Queens Ferry Campus
Queen's Ferry
Deeside
Flintshire
CH5 1SA
01244 812136

School Description

Queensferry County Primary School serves the areas of Queensferry and Shotton in the Flintshire local authority. The school caters for pupils between the ages of three and eleven. Currently, there are 181 pupils on roll, including 18 who attend the nursery part-time for a morning session. Children are taught in eight single-age mainstream classes. The three-year average for the proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals is 51%. This is much higher than the average for Wales. The school has identified about 33% of pupils as having additional learning needs, which is higher than the Wales average. A very few pupils have statements of special educational needs. A minority of pupils come from minority ethnic backgrounds. A few pupils have English as an additional language and a few are from the Gypsy Traveller community. No pupils speak Welsh as a first language. The last inspection of the school was in January 2009. The acting headteacher took up her post in September 2013. The individual school budget per pupil for Queensferry County Primary School in 2015-2016 means that the budget is £3,541 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Flintshire is £4,838 and the minimum is £2,809. Queensferry County Primary School is 27th out of the 67 primary schools in Flintshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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