Ysgol Gymunedol Comins Coch
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
182
AGES
4 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Infants & Juniors
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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. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/03/2017)
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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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NATIONAL AVG. 1
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22.6:1
NATIONAL AVG. 21.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
96.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
English with significant Welsh
Language of the school
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8.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.3%
Free school meals
22.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 11.1%
Pupils with SEN support
Comins Coch
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 3BQ
01970 623497

School Description

Ysgol Comins Coch is in the village of Comins Coch two miles north east of Aberystwyth, in Ceredigion. About a third of the pupils live in the village, with others coming from the village of Waunfawr and the surrounding area. There are 184 pupils on roll, including 10 full-time nursery pupils. There are seven classes at the school, of which six are of mixed-age. They are taught by six full-time and two part-time teachers. About 6% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is significantly below the national average. The school identifies around 22% of pupils as having additional learning needs, which is similar to the average for Wales. Very few pupils have a statement of special education needs. Most pupils are of white British origin. About 11% of pupils have English as an additional language. Very few pupils speak Welsh at home. The school is currently managed by an acting headteacher who was appointed in January 2016 following the secondment of the headteacher to the local authority. The last inspection was in October 2011. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Comins Coch in 2016-2017 means that the budget is £3,123 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Ceredigion is £8,440 and the minimum is £3,123. Ysgol Comins Coch is 47th out of the 47 primary schools in Ceredigion in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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