Trehopcyn Primary
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
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Plymouth Road
Hopkinstown
Pontypridd
CF37 2RH
01443 486844
Pupils
94
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/01/2019)
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PRI

School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2020. 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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18.8:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
94.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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21.9%
NATIONAL AVG. 19.3%
Free school meals

School Description

School Trehopcyn Primary School is on the outskirts of Pontypridd, in Rhondda Cynon Taf local authority. There are 101 pupils on roll, including three part-time and 11 full-time nursery pupils. There are four mixed age classes. The three-year rolling average of pupils who are eligible for free school meals is around 23%, which is above the Wales average of 18%. The school identifies around 22% of pupils as having additional learning needs, which is just above the Wales average of 21%. All pupils are white British and no pupils speak Welsh at home. The headteacher took up the post in 2007. Estyn last inspected the school in September 2012. Further information is available from the Welsh Government My Local School website at the link below. http://mylocalschool.wales.gov.uk/Schools/SchoolSearch?lang=en 1 A report on Trehopcyn Primary School January 2019 Summary During their time at the school, most pupils, including those with additional learning needs, make sound progress in their learning and achieve well. Pupils enjoy coming to school and most are confident to participate in a range of activities. Most pupils show a positive attitude towards their work, persevere with their tasks and concentrate for extended periods. There is an effective team spirit in the school and all staff collaborate well to share their knowledge and understanding for the benefit of the pupils. The school has robust systems to track pupils’ progress and wellbeing, which ensure that nearly all pupils make the expected progress and attain their targets. Arrangements for identifying and responding to the needs of pupils with additional learning needs are rigorous. The headteacher has established a clear vision that he shares effectively with the whole school community. All staff understand their specific roles and carry out their responsibilities purposefully. The governing body plays a key role in supporting the school. Inspection area Judgement Standards Good Wellbeing and attitudes to learning Good Teaching and learning experiences Good Care, support and guidance Good Leadership and management Good 2 A report on Trehopcyn Primary School January 2019 Recommendations R1 Ensure consistency in good teaching across the whole school R2 Ensure effective links between self-evaluation and improvement planning to identify and address areas for improvement robustly R3 Improve pupils’ numeracy skills across the curriculum R4 Improve pupils’ writing and presentation, especially in key stage 2 What happens next The school will draw up an action plan to address the recommendations from the inspection.

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  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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