Romilly Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
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Romilly Road
Barry
CF62 6LF
01446 736934
Pupils
732
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/02/2015)
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PRI

School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2019. 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.


Green

NATIONAL AVG. 1
Support category
Green, yellow, amber or red
25.1:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
93.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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12.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Romilly Primary School is in Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan local authority. There are just over 700 pupils on roll aged from 3 to 11 years. The school has 21 single-age classes with an additional 4 part-time nursery classes. There are 21 full-time and 8 part-time teachers. Most pupils are white, British and come from homes where English is the main language. A very few pupils speak Welsh at home. The three-year rolling average of pupils eligible for free school meals is just over 11%. This is notably lower than the national figure of 21%. The school identifies about 10% of pupils as having additional learning needs. This is considerably lower than the national figure of 22%. The headteacher has been in post since September 2008. The last inspection of the school was in January 2010. The individual school budget per pupil for Romilly Primary School in 2014-2015 means that the budget is £2,754 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in the Vale of Glamorgan is £6,237 and the minimum is £2,727. Romilly Primary School is 47th out of the 48 primary schools in the Vale of Glamorgan in terms of its school budget per pupil.

Romilly Primary School Catchment Area Map

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The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

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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.

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.

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