Ysgol Bro Lleu
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
197
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?

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NATIONAL AVG. 2.21
Estyn grade
(01/01/2014)
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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.


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NATIONAL AVG. 1
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22.3:1
NATIONAL AVG. 21.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
95.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
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19%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.3%
Free school meals
17.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 11.1%
Pupils with SEN support
Penygroes
Caernarfon
Gwynedd
LL54 6RL
01286 880883

School Description

The school is situated in the village of Penygroes, which is about eight miles from the town of Caernarfon in Gwynedd. There are 176 pupils aged between three and 11 years on roll, including 22 part-time nursery children. They are arranged into two classes according to age and into four mixed-age classes. The school admits pupils to the school on a full-time basis in the September following their fourth birthday. About 84% of pupils are from homes where Welsh is spoken as a first language. Very few pupils are from an ethnic minority background. Twenty-nine per cent of pupils have additional learning needs, which is much higher than the national percentage. A very few pupils have a statutory statement of special educational needs. Twenty-one per cent of pupils are entitled to free school meals, which is similar to the national figure. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Bro Lleu in 2013-2014 is £3,334. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Gwynedd is £10,616 and the minimum is £2,936. Ysgol Bro Lleu is in 98th position of the 103 primary schools in Gwynedd in terms of the school budget per pupil. The headteacher was appointed to her post in May 2005. The school was last inspected by Estyn in the spring term of 2008.

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