Ysgol Bro Cynfal
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

School Guide Rating

Blaenau Ffestiniog
LL41 4NF
01766 762668
3 - 11
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
Estyn grade
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Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
Free school meals

School Description

Ysgol Gynradd Bro Cynfal serves the village of Llan Ffestiniog and the area. It is maintained by Gwynedd local authority. It provides education for pupils aged between 3 and 11 years. There are 70 pupils on roll, including 14 part-time nursery pupils. Pupils are taught in three mixed-age classes, including nursery-age children. Numbers have risen consistently over the last three years. Approximately 79% of pupils speak Welsh at home. Sixteen per cent of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is lower than the national average. Approximately 28% have additional learning needs, which is higher than the national average. A very few pupils on the register have English as an additional language. Very few are in the care of the authority. The school was last inspected in May 2009. The current headteacher was appointed to the post at Ysgol Bro Cynfal and Ysgol Edmwnd Prys in January 2013 as a ‘soft federal’ arrangement. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Bro Cynfal in 2015-2016 is £4,822. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Gwynedd is £12,116 and the minimum is £2,981. Ysgol Bro Cynfal is in 23rd place of the 98 primary schools in Gwynedd in terms of the school budget per pupil.

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