Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Ynyswen
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

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Clinic Road
Ynyswen
Treorci
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF42 6ED
01443 772432
Pupils
289
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/06/2013)
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PRI

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NATIONAL AVG. 1
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28.9:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
94.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
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21.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 19.3%
Free school meals

School Description

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Ynyswen is a designated bilingual school. It serves the town of Treorchy and other communities at the upper end of the Rhondda Valley. There are 273 full-time pupils at the school, including 40 nursery aged children. Official data shows that 48% of pupils speak Welsh at home; however, the school noted that 23% of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes. Currently, the school has very few pupils from ethnic minority backgrounds. Twenty-three per cent of pupils are entitled to free school meals, which is slightly higher than the national percentage. Thirty-six per cent of pupils receive support for additional learning needs. No permanent or temporary exclusions were recorded during the year prior to the inspection. The headteacher was appointed a week prior to the inspection. However, she had been leading the school as the acting headteacher since September 2011. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Ynyswen in 2012-2013 is £3,013. The maximum school budget per pupil in primary schools in Rhondda Cynon Taf is £6,197 and the minimum is £2,561. Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Ynyswen is in 90th place out of the 113 primary schools in Rhondda Cynon Taf in terms of its school budget per pupil.

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Ynyswen Catchment Area Map

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The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

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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.

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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