Ysgol Bro Brynach
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
89
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 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?

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NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
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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.


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NATIONAL AVG. 1
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16.8:1
NATIONAL AVG. 21.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
95.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
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10.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.3%
Free school meals
Llanboidy
Hendy-gwyn ar daf
Caerfyrddin
Sir Gaerfyrddin
SA34 0EL
01994 448268

School Description

Ysgol Gynradd Bro Brynach is situated in the centre of the village of Llanboidy near Whitland in Carmarthenshire. This is an area school, which provides education for pupils aged between 3 and 11 years from the communities of Cwmbach, Henllan Amgoed, Llanboidy and Llangynin. There are 97 pupils on roll, including 17 of nursery age. There are four mixed-age classes at the school. The school admits pupils on a part-time basis in the term following their third birthday and full-time in the following term if that is the parents’ wish. About 20% of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes. There are no pupils from ethnic minority or mixed backgrounds. Welsh is used as a medium of teaching in the Foundation Phase. In key stage 2, pupils are taught through the medium of Welsh and English. Two per cent of pupils are eligible for free school meals. Twelve per cent of pupils are on the school’s additional learning needs register. A very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The school was last inspected in February 2012. The headteacher has been in post since 2004. In addition to the headteacher, who is in charge of a class for four days a week, there are three full-time teachers. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Bro Brynach in 2014-2015 is £3,678. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Carmarthenshire is £9,977 and the minimum is £3,325. Ysgol Bro Brynach is in 52nd position of the 95 primary schools in Carmarthenshire in terms of school budget per pupil.

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