St Mary's Catholic Primary School (Llanelli)
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
199
AGES
3 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
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Source: All attending pupils Pupil Level Annual School Census 2021
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How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/11/2018)
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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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21.7:1
NATIONAL AVG. 21.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
92.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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14.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.3%
Free school meals
21%
NATIONAL AVG. 11.1%
Pupils with SEN support
Havard Road
Llanelli
Carmarthenshire
SA14 8SD
01554 759178

School Description

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School has 214 pupils aged 3 to 11 years of age on roll. It is in a mixed residential area on the outskirts of Llanelli in Carmarthenshire. The school serves the parishes of Llanelli, Burry Port, Ammanford and Llandeilo, with the majority of pupils coming from Llanelli. The school reports that the area it serves is neither economically advantaged nor disadvantaged, and 15% of pupils are entitled to free school meals, which is below the all-Wales average of 20%. Just under half of the pupils have English as an additional language. Around 20% of pupils have special educational needs (SEN), including two who have a statement. The school was last inspected in October 2005. The current headteacher has been in post since September 2004. The individual school budget per pupil for St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in 2011-2012 means that the budget is £3,187 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Carmarthenshire is £18,947 and the minimum is £3,114. St Mary’s Catholic Primary School is 95th out of the 110 primary schools in Carmarthenshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.

St Mary's Catholic Primary School (Llanelli) Parent Reviews



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“Best possible learning environment”


I think St. Mary's Catholic Primary is a fantastic school! Both my children absolutely love going to school and that is purely down to the environment that is provided for them. Every member of staff is friendly and approachable and truly work for the best interests of the pupils. I have in the past and will continue to recommend the school to everyone. Well done and thank you to everyone involved in the day to day running of the school.
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