Ysgol Bro Sion Cwilt

Primary

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INDICATOR
Pupils
113
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/10/2017)
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PRI

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NATIONAL AVG. 1
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Green, yellow, amber or red
21.9:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
95.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
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10.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Ysgol Gymunedol Bro Siôn Cwilt is situated near the village of Synod Inn, between Aberaeron and Cardigan and is maintained by Ceredigion Local Authority. This bilingual school was opened in January 2010 in response to the closure of three schools, namely Ysgol Gwenlli, Ysgol Llanllwchaearn and Ysgol y Castell, Caerwedros. The new headteacher was appointed to the post in May 2009. There are 149 pupils between 3 and 11 years of age on the school register, including 29 nursery children (19 part-time). The pupils are admitted to the school during the term that follows their third birthday. The number of pupils has increased considerably since the school opened. Twenty five per cent of the pupils are from homes where Welsh is the first language and the remainder come from homes where English is the main language of communication. Welsh is the main medium of communication and learning in the school. A variety of social backgrounds are represented and a full range of ability is reflected. About 7% of the pupils are entitled to receive free school meals and this figure is lower than the county and national averages. Twenty eight per cent of pupils are designated as having special educational needs and one pupil has a statement. The individual school budget in 2010-2011 per pupil for Ysgol Gymunedol Bro Siôn Cwilt is £3,184, compared with a maximum of £24,095 and a minimum of £2,741 for primary school pupils in Ceredigion. The school has the 53rd highest budget per pupil of the 63 primary schools in Ceredigion. This inspection is the first inspection that the school has received since it was newly opened.

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