Tynewydd Primary School.
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
297
AGES
3 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
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This pupil heat map shows where pupils currently attending the school live.
The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

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.

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?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/02/2015)
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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.


Green

NATIONAL AVG. 1
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18.2:1
NATIONAL AVG. 21.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
95.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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20.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.3%
Free school meals
7%
NATIONAL AVG. 11.1%
Pupils with SEN support
Greenfield
Newbridge
Newbridge
NP11 4QZ
01495 243312

School Description

Tynewydd Primary School is in Newbridge in the Caerphilly local authority. The school has 281 pupils, including 38 pupils who attend the nursery on a part-time basis. There are nine classes, eight of which are mixed-age groups. Around 14% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is below the local and national averages. The school identifies 21% of pupils as having additional learning needs, which is around the national average. A very few pupils have statements of special education needs. Nearly all pupils are white British and have English as their first language. A very few pupils speak English as an additional language. No pupils speak Welsh as their first language at home. The headteacher took up her post in September 2011. The school’s last inspection was in 2009. The individual school budget per pupil for Tynewydd Primary School in 2014-2015 means that the budget is £2,913 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Caerphilly is £5,106 and the minimum is £2,645. Tynewydd Primary School is 54th out of the 75 primary schools in Caerphilly in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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