Ysgol Bryn Teg
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Nursery, Infants & Juniors

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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.

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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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School Description

In September 2005, the amalgamation of Ysgol Yr Ynys Nursery and Infant School and Llwynhendy Junior School created Ysgol Bryn Teg. Pupils moved to the new purpose built school in September 2008. The local authority speech and language unit for key stage 2 pupils is also located within the building. The school serves the community of Llwynhendy, which the school describes as an urban area of social and economic deprivation. It is also a designated Communities First and Flying Start area. Most pupils come from the surrounding area, although an increasing proportion comes from outside the catchment area because of parental choice. Around 46% of pupils are entitled to free school meals, which is significantly higher than local authority and national averages. Currently, the school has 246 pupils on roll aged between three and 11 years who, with the exception of the speech and language unit, are in 10 single-age classes. Most pupils are of white British ethnic origin and use English as their first language. A very few pupils have English as an additional language; none use Welsh at home. There have been two fixed term exclusions during the past 12 months. Baseline assessments show that most pupils enter school with below average literacy and communication skills. The school identifies around 46% of its pupils as having additional learning needs, a figure which is significantly higher than the national average. Around 7% of pupils, which includes pupils in the language unit, have a statement of special educational needs. The headteacher has been in post since 2005. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Bryn Teg in 2011-2012 means that the budget is £4,135 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Carmarthen is £18,947 and the minimum is £2,929. Ysgol Bryn Teg is 24th out of the 110 primary schools in Carmarthen in terms of its school budget per pupil.

Ysgol Bryn Teg Parent Reviews

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“Fantastic school”

Bryn Teg is a lovely school. Teachers are helpful. Always making sure pupils do their best and help them out in every way they can. This school is highly recommended if you want to make sure your child gets the best help possible.
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