St. Illtyd's Catholic High School

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Newport Road
Rumney
Cardiff
CF3 1XQ
02920 778174
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Pupils
868
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Ages
11 - 16
Gender
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Mixed
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Type
Secondary (ages 11-16)
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/01/2019)
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42.9%
NATIONAL AVG. 56.6%
% Pupils achieving 5+ GSCEs A*-C inc. English/Welsh and Maths
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St. Illtyd’s Catholic High School is an 11 to 16 mixed comprehensive school. It is an English-medium school situated in the east of Cardiff in the area known as Rumney. It has 849 pupils on roll. Most of the pupils who attend the school come from the area of Cardiff to the east of the River Taff and south of the A48(M). Those who attend the school chose to do so because of the Catholic nature and character of the school. The pupils come from a range of backgrounds and cultures. The proportion of pupils on free school meals is 26.1%, which is above the national average of 17.4%. Around 60% of pupils live in the 20% most deprived areas of Wales. The school caters for the full ability range of pupils. Thirty per cent of pupils are on the school’s special educational needs register; 9% are on School Action and 9% on School Action Plus of the Code of Practice for special educational needs. Three per cent of pupils have statements of special educational needs. The pupils in the school come from a variety of backgrounds, with 20% coming from ethnic minority backgrounds. Five per cent of pupils come from homes that do not have English or Welsh as their first language. The headteacher was appointed in 2008. The individual school budget per pupil for St Illtyd's Catholic High School in 2011-2012 means that the budget is £4,213 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the secondary schools in Cardiff is £5,183 and the minimum is £3,976. St Illtyd's Catholic High School is 14th out of the 20 secondary schools in Cardiff in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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