Ysgol Bro Eirwg

Primary

School Guide Rating

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Bust
Pupils
455
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Ages
N/A
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Community
Religion
Religion
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NATIONAL AVG. 1.52
Estyn
(2010-11-01)
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81%
NATIONAL AVG. 84%
Pupils achieving expected level Foundation Phase (Age 7)

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84%
NATIONAL AVG. 84%
Pupils achieving Level 4 in core subjects end stage 2 (Age 11)

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88%
NATIONAL AVG. 86%
Pupils achieving expected level in welsh end stage 2 (Age 11)

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NATIONAL AVG. 2
National school category
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22.7:1
NATIONAL AVG. 19.5:1
Pupil/Teacher Ratio

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School language
Welsh medium
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Language of the school
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Meals
19%
NATIONAL AVG. 19%
Pupils registered for free school meals
Ridgeway Road
Rumney
Cardiff
CF3 4AB
Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Eirwg is situated in the Rumney area in east Cardiff and it serves the areas of St Mellons, Llanrumney, Rumney and Trowbridge. The school was established in 1981 and in 1983 the school moved to its present location. Ysgol Bro Eirwg is a designated Welsh language school. English is formally introduced at the start of key stage 2 (KS2). Approximately 9% of pupils come from homes where Welsh is the main home language. 55% are drawn from residential areas which are neither prosperous nor economically disadvantaged and the remainder from an economically disadvantaged area. Approximately 8% come from an ethnic minority background and a 17% are entitled to free school meals. There are currently 390 full time pupils in the school and 62 part-time children in the nursery. There are 84 (18%) pupils on the special education needs (SEN) register and there are none with statements of SEN. The individual school budget per pupil for Bro Eirwg School is £3,060 which compares with a maximum of £14,067 and a minimum of £2,787 for primary schools in Cardiff. The school has the 88th highest budget per pupil out of the 102 primary schools in Cardiff.

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School Guide heat maps are not the same as catchment area maps published by a Local Authority. We are in the process of collecting this data and creating catchment maps for School Guide.

Catchment maps show actual cut-off distances, pre-defined catchment areas and geographical admissions criteria. Until we can provide actual catchment data, we believe our heat maps provide a useful indicator of general admission areas for each school.

3 steps to help parents gather catchment information for a school

  1. Look at our heat maps. They give a useful indicator of areas likely to admit pupils based on historical data. We explain how this could be helpful below.
  2. Use the link to the relevant Local Authority to find detailed catchment information. Find this link under the school contact details on every school page.
  3. On each school page, use the Website link to visit individual school websites and find information on their admissions criteria.

Methodology of a School Guide heat map

This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official school 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 (released annually in July). We calculate a likelihood of being admitted to a school from a given area based on this historical data. Areas with a high concentration of pupils successfully admitted to the school are mapped as red (‘Very Likely’), quite concentrated (‘Quite Likely) and less concentrated (‘Less Likely’). This gives a good indication of the area a pupil would need to have lived in to be accepted to the school at the time of the last available data.

Our heat maps use groups of postcodes, not individual postcodes, and have naturally soft edges. They may mirror circular catchment shapes but do not show actual cut-off distances. All pupils are included in the mapping (i.e. children with sibling(s) 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. Small clusters of pupils in rural areas of Wales may not be represented in the data.

Living at a postcode that returns a ‘Very Likely’ rating based on historical pupil data does not guarantee admission to a current or future intake and vice versa for a ‘Not Likely’ rating. A pupil’s location always needs to be considered alongside individual school admissions criteria (e.g. faith schools require pupils to satisfy religious criteria).

School Guide recommends you use the Local Authority link provided on the individual school page (click on The Data tab, above), if you require exact catchment information or contact the school directly (click on The Data tab, above) for individual admissions criteria.

See Admissions and Heat Maps for more information about the source of the data we use to plot our heat maps

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