Ysgol Gymraeg Abercynon
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

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Greenfield Terrace
Glancynon
Abercynon
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF45 4TH
01443 740239
Pupils
313
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/05/2015)
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PRI

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NATIONAL AVG. 1
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28.4:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
93.9%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
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11.0%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Abercynon is maintained by Rhondda Cynon Taf local authority. There are 339 pupils between the ages of 3 and 11, including nursery children, on roll, and they are taught in 12 classes. About 16.4% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. About 19% of pupils are on the additional learning needs register, and none has a statement of special educational needs. About 11% of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes. A very few pupils are in the care of the local authority. No pupils come from ethnic minority backgrounds and very few have English as an additional language. The current headteacher started in the post in January 2011. The school was last inspected in July 2012. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Gymraeg Abercynon in 2014-2015 is £2,766. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Rhondda Cynon Taf is £5,513 and the minimum is £2,514. Ysgol Gymraeg Abercynon is in 102nd position of the 110 primary schools in Rhondda Cynon Taf in terms of the school budget per pupil.

Ysgol Gymraeg Abercynon Catchment Area Map

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Pupil Level Annual School Census 2019
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The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

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 (released annually in July).

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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