Gelli Aur/Golden Grove
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
409
AGES
3 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
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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.

How Does The School Perform?

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NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
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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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26.8:1
NATIONAL AVG. 21.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
94.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
Dual Stream
Language of the school
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21.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.3%
Free school meals
14.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 11.1%
Pupils with SEN support
Orange Way
Pembroke
SA71 4DP
04646 682605

School Description

Gelli Aur/ Golden Grove Primary School is situated in the historical town of Pembroke and is maintained by Pembrokeshire local authority. It serves a wide geographical area as pupils from further afield attend the school to access Welsh medium education. The area overall is described as one of considerable economic deprivation and the school is the fourth most challenged in its family of schools. Twenty eight per cent of pupils are in receipt of free school meals; a figure which is above both national and local averages. The school caters for pupils aged three to eleven years old and there are 318.5 pupils (full time equivalent) on roll. The school accommodates a local authority language resource base, which is mainly for pupils with speech and language difficulties. A bilingual Flying Start unit is also accommodated on the school site. Pupils attending the school represent the full range of ability. Currently, 34% of pupils are designated as having special educational needs (SEN) including two pupils who carry a statement of SEN. This percentage is significantly above both local and national averages. Ninety four per cent of pupils come from homes where English is the predominant language. Four pupils speak English as an additional language and a very few pupils are from ethnic minorities. Three pupils are looked after by the local authority. The school provides education through the medium of Welsh or English in two separate streams. There are nine classes where pupils are taught through the medium of English and learn Welsh as a second language, and four classes where pupils are taught primarily through the medium of Welsh. The school has achieved many awards. It is an accredited Healthy School, and has achieved Eco School status. It has met the standards to gain Investors in People accreditation and the Basic Skills Quality Standard. The current headteacher has been in post since 2002. Since the last inspection, pupil numbers have increased and there have been improvements to the accommodation. The individual school budget per pupil for Gelli Aur/Golden Grove Primary School is £3352 which compares with a maximum of £ 5769 and a minimum of £2995 for primary schools in the local authority. Gelli Aur/Golden Grove Primary School has the 44th highest budget per pupil out of the 65 primary schools in Pembrokeshire.

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