Ysgol Bro Eirwg


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Ridgeway Road
02920 777124
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
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Pupils achieving expected level Foundation Phase (Age 7)
Pupils achieving Level 4 in core subjects end stage 2 (Age 11)
Pupils achieving expected level in welsh end stage 2 (Age 11)


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Teacher 23.4:1
Pupil/Teacher Ratio
School language
Welsh medium
Language of the school
Pupils registered for free school meals

School Description

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.

Catchment information

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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 (released annually in July).

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 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 last 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.

See Pupil heat maps and catchment FAQs for more information about the source of pupil heat map data. We also explain the difference between our pupil heat maps, cut-off distance maps and catchment area maps.

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