Trelewis Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
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Trelewis
Treharris
Merthyr Tydfil
CF46 6AH
Pupils
241
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/02/2018)
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PRI

School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2019. 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
Support category
Green, yellow, amber or red
27.5:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
94.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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14.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Trelewis Primary School is in the village of Trelewis in Merthyr County Borough Council. There are 240 pupils on roll, including 12 part-time nursery pupils. Pupils are taught in eight classes, two of which are mixed age. Around 16% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is below the Wales average of 19%. The school states that around 20% of pupils are on the additional learning needs register, which is similar to the Wales average of 21%. A very few pupils have a statement of special education needs. Nearly all pupils are white British. A very few speak Welsh at home or have English as an additional language. The headteacher took up his post in September 2017 following a 12-month period as acting headteacher. The school’s previous inspection was in November 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 Trelewis Primary School February 2018 Summary Pupils in Trelewis Primary School enjoy coming to school and the learning experiences that teachers provide. Most pupils make good progress in the development of their skills over time. They develop writing, oracy and information communication technology (ICT) skills that are particularly strong. Teachers plan well for the individual needs of pupils and challenge them to achieve at a high level. They encourage pupils to develop their independence and take responsibility for their learning. The headteacher leads the school very effectively. Staff, governors and parents share his vision for school improvement. The school’s engagement with parents to help them support their children with their learning is very effective. Inspection area Judgement Standards Good Wellbeing and attitudes to learning Good Teaching and learning experiences Good Care, support and guidance Excellent Leadership and management Excellent 2 A report on Trelewis Primary School February 2018 Recommendations R1 Raise standards in mathematical development in the foundation phase R2 Improve the consistency of feedback to pupils What happens next The school will draw up an action plan to address the recommendations from the inspection. Estyn will invite the school to prepare a case study on its work in relation to leading the improvement of communication and engagement with parents, for dissemination on Estyn’s website.

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