Ysgol David Hughes

Secondary

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Ffordd Pentraeth
Porthaethwy
Ynys Môn
LL59 5SS
Pupils
1087
Ages
11 - 18
Gender
Mixed
Type
Secondary (ages 11-19)
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/03/2017)
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57.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 56.6%
% Pupils achieving 5+ GSCEs A*-C inc. English/Welsh and Maths
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Ysgol David Hughes is a bilingual comprehensive school with 1,110 pupils of between 11 and 18 years of age, of which 206 are 16 to 18-year-old students. It serves the catchment area of south-east Anglesey, a mainly agricultural area with some light industry, which is characteristic of the area. It has 10.4% of pupils registered as entitled to free school meals. This is considerably lower than the national average (17.4%). Two point nine per cent (2.9%) of pupils have a statement of special educational needs (SEN), which is a little higher than the national average of 2.6%. Approximately 13% of other pupils are on the School Action and School Action Plus registers. This figure is a little lower than the national average. No pupils have been disapplied from the National Curriculum. Nearly all pupils and students belong to the white ethnic group and 90% of pupils can speak Welsh. Thirty-three per cent speak Welsh at home. Most have received their primary education through the medium of Welsh. The headteacher started in post in September 1995. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol David Hughes in 2011-2012 means that the budget is £3,759 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in Anglesey schools is £4,111 and the minimum is £3,759. Ysgol David Hughes is fifth of the five secondary schools in Anglesey in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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