St Patricks R.C. Primary
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
235
AGES
3 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
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The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

Source: All attending pupils Pupil Level Annual School Census
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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?

Full Report
NATIONAL AVG. 2.18
Estyn Report
(01/06/2022)
Full Report - All Reports
PRI

School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2022. 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
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22.2:1
NATIONAL AVG. 21.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
95.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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17.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 23.0%
Free school meals
Fairfax Road
Newport
NP19 0HR
01633 272488

School Description

St Patrick’s Roman Catholic Primary School is a voluntary aided school for pupils from 4 to 11 years of age, which is situated in the City of Newport. The school is closely linked to the Parish of St Patrick’s. Most of the 156 pupils come from the surrounding districts of Somerton, Lliswerry and Maindee, all of which contain areas of deprivation. The proportion of pupils entitled to free school meals has risen steeply from 7% to 26% over the last 18 months. The school identifies 25% of pupils as having additional learning needs (ALN). About 15% of pupils come from an ethnic minority background and about 13% of these pupils speak English as an additional language (EAL). On average, almost 12% of pupils enter or leave the school during the academic year. The school budget per pupil for St Patrick’s R.C. Primary School in 2011-2012 means that the budget is £3,112 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Newport is £7,916 and the minimum is £2,647. St Patrick’s R.C. Primary School is 31st out of the 48 primary schools in Newport in terms of its school budget per pupil. The school holds the Basic Skills Quality Mark, is at stage 3 of the Healthy Schools Scheme and has been awarded the Green Flag as an Eco School for the second time. The last school inspection was in October 2005 and the headteacher has been in post since October 2004.

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