Ysgol Gymunedol Dihewyd
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

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Dihewyd
Llanbedr Pont Steffan
Ceredigion
SA48 7PN
Pupils
32
Ages
4 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/11/2018)
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PRI

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NATIONAL AVG. 1
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13.4:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
93.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
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10.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 19.3%
Free school meals

School Description

The school is situated in the village of Dihewyd, half way between the towns of Lampeter and Aberaeron. The school serves an agricultural area and is maintained by Ceredigion local authority. There are 19 pupils aged between four and 11 years on roll, which is fewer than at the time of the last inspection in January 2008. Welsh is the main language medium of the school and the aim is to ensure that pupils are completely bilingual by the time they transfer to the secondary school. Seven pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes. The school admits children from the whole ability range at the beginning of the term that follows their fourth birthday. At present, a few pupils have been identified as having additional educational needs. There are no pupils at present who are entitled to free school meals. There has been considerable change at the school since the last inspection. Following a period of staff instability, the headteacher, who is also headteacher at a nearby school, was appointed in September 2011. The headteacher in charge and the Foundation Phase teacher were appointed in September 2012. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Gynradd Dihewyd in 2013-2014 is £9,062. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Ceredigion is £9,062 and the minimum is £3,119. Ysgol Gynradd Dihewyd is in first place out of the 51 primary schools in Ceredigion in terms of the school budget per pupil.

Ysgol Gymunedol Dihewyd Catchment Area Map

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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.

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.

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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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