Bishop Of Llandaff Church In Wales High School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
PUPILS
1240
AGES
11 - 18
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Secondary (ages 11-19)
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Source: All attending pupils Pupil Level Annual School Census 2021
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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.

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  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?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/02/2018)
Full Report
84.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 56.6%
% Pupils achieving 5+ GSCEs A*-C inc. English/Welsh and Maths



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Rookwood Close
Llandaff
Cardiff
CF5 2NR
02920 562485

School Description

The Bishop of Llandaff Church in Wales High School is an 11-18 co-educational, voluntary-aided comprehensive school in the north-west of Cardiff. There are 1,236 pupils on roll, including 276 in the sixth form. Pupils come from a wide geographical area, including Barry, Llantwit Major and Bridgend to the west, and Llantrisant and Pontypridd to the north. The large majority come from the city of Cardiff. The three main feeder primary schools are Llandaff City, St Fagan’s and All Saints in Barry. Four percent of pupils have statements of special educational needs, which is higher than the national average. There is an additional teaching facility for autism at the school called the Marion Centre. One of the centre’s three classes is temporarily located in The Hollies Special School in Pentwyn, but has The Bishop of Llandaff staff. Just under 6% of pupils are entitled to free school meals, compared to the national average of 17.4%. Very few pupils are looked after by the local authority. The vast majority of pupils have English as their first language. Around 10% of pupils come from minority ethnic backgrounds. Around 1% of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes. The 2010-2011 individual school budget per pupil for The Bishop Of Llandaff Church in Wales High School is £3,967, which compares with a maximum of £4,823 and a minimum of £3,807 for secondary schools in Cardiff. The school has the 18th highest budget per pupil out of the 20 secondary schools in Cardiff.

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