Ysgol Dafydd Llwyd
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

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Plantation Lane
Newtown
Powys
SY16 1JE
01686 622162
Pupils
152
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/02/2018)
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PRI

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Green

NATIONAL AVG. 1
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Green, yellow, amber or red
20.0:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
96.0%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
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7.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Ysgol Dafydd Llwyd is situated in Newtown in Powys local authority. Welsh is the main medium of the school’s life and work, and English is introduced to pupils in key stage 2. There are 168 pupils between 4 and 11 years old on roll. Very few pupils speak Welsh at home or are from ethnic minority backgrounds. Over a period of three years, approximately 9% of pupils have been eligible for free school meals. This is lower than the national percentage (19%). The school has identified 16% of its pupils as having additional learning needs, which is lower than the national percentage (21%). The headteacher was appointed to the post in September 2005 and the school was last inspected in December 2010. Further information is available from the Welsh Government My Local School website at the link below. http://mylocalschool.wales.gov.uk/Schools/SchoolSearch?lang=en 1 A report on Ysgol Dafydd Llwyd February 2018 Summary The headteacher and senior management team’s robust vision sets a clear strategic direction for developing the school. They have high expectations that are based on providing high quality education in order to ensure that all pupils achieve to the best of their ability. As a result, most pupils make good progress from their starting points. Welsh is at the heart of the school’s life and work, and pupils take pride in their language and their Welshness. Nearly all pupils behave very well and are very eager to learn. Teachers provide a wide range of rich learning experiences for pupils, and the school has effective arrangements to support pupils’ needs successfully. This contributes well to the caring and familial ethos that exists in the school. Inspection area Judgement Standards Good Wellbeing and attitudes to learning Good Teaching and learning experiences Good Care, support and guidance Good Leadership and management Good 2 A report on Ysgol Dafydd Llwyd February 2018 Recommendations R1 Raise pupils’ standards of spelling in English in key stage 2 R2 Improve the standard of a few pupils’ presentation of work across the school What happens next The school will produce an action plan to address the recommendations from the inspection.

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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.

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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.

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  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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