Ysgol Gymunedol Craig Yr Wylfa
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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.

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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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Francis Road
SY24 5NJ
01970 871280

School Description

Ysgol Craig yr Wylfa is in the village of Borth, which is about eight miles north of the town of Aberystwyth. The school serves the village itself and the surrounding rural area. There are forty pupils on roll, including 12 full-time nursery age pupils. They are organised into two mixed-age classes. Pupils are admitted on a full-time basis to the school at the beginning of the term following their fourth birthday. Pupil numbers have increased in the past year. The school has identified that approximately 23% of pupils have additional learning needs, which is close to the national figure. There are no pupils with a statement of special educational needs. Around 27% of pupils are entitled to free school meals, which is higher than the national figure. Welsh is the main medium of the school’s life and work and the aim is to ensure that pupils are fully bilingual by the time they transfer to the secondary sector. English is the main home language for approximately 94% of pupils. A significant proportion of pupils are latecomers without previous experience of learning Welsh. A few pupils at the school are from ethnic minority backgrounds. The current headteacher was appointed to his post in March 2011 and he has responsibility for two other schools in the area. He is supported by a temporary assistant headteacher who is also a teacher in the Foundation Phase. The school was last inspected in May 2008. Since then, the school has been part of an informal plan of federalisation with Ysgol Gymunedol Llangynfelyn and Ysgol Gymunedol Talybont. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Craig yr Wylfa in 2013-2014 is £5,673. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Ceredigion is £9,062 and the minimum is £3,119. Ysgol Craig yr Wylfa is in eighth position out of the 51 primary schools in Ceredigion in terms of the school budget per pupil.

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