Severn Primary
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
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Severn Road
Canton
CF11 9DZ
02920 387507
Pupils
507
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/05/2016)
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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.


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NATIONAL AVG. 1
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27.2:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
93.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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20.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Severn Primary School is in the Canton area of Cardiff approximately one mile from the city centre. There are 407 full-time pupils between 4 and 11 years of age on roll. A further 146 pupils attend the nursery class part-time. There are 19 classes, none of which are mixed age. Around 24% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This figure has remained similar over the last three years and is slightly above the national average. The school identifies that around 25% of pupils have additional learning needs and a very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The school is a multicultural community. Approximately 23% of the pupils are White British. A majority of pupils are of Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Indian or Somali heritage. There are over 50 different languages and dialects spoken by pupils, the most common of which are Urdu and Arabic. Around 76% of pupils speak English as an additional language. The headteacher took up her post in September 2008. The school was last inspected in March 2010. The individual school budget per pupil for Severn Primary School in 2015-2016 means that the budget is £3,671 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Cardiff is £6, 099 and the minimum is £2,901. Severn Primary School is 43rd out of the 96 primary schools in Cardiff in terms of its school budget per pupil.

Severn Primary Catchment Area Map

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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 (released annually in July).

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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