Ysgol Gymraeg Casnewydd

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Hartridge Farm Road
Casnewydd
NP18 2LN
01633 290270
Pupils
377
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/03/2017)
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PRI

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NATIONAL AVG. 1
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20.2:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
94.9%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
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18.9%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Ysgol Gymraeg Casnewydd is situated on the eastern outskirts of the city and is maintained by Newport County Council. It serves the area of Ringland and the eastern part of the city. There are 353 pupils between 3 and 11 years old on roll, including 52 nursery-age children. Pupils are divided between 15 single age classes. Welsh is the main medium of the school’s life and work. Very few pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes. Approximately 18% are eligible for free school meals, which is below the national average (19%). The school has identified that 20% of pupils have additional learning needs, including a few who have a statement of special educational needs. This is below the national percentage (25%). Very few pupils come from ethnic minority or mixed backgrounds. The headteacher was appointed to the post in January 2016 and the school was last inspected in February 2010. The school is currently a pioneer school and is working with the Welsh Government and other schools to proceed with developments relating to the curriculum and professional learning. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Gymraeg Casnewydd in 2016-2017 is £3,442. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Newport is £4,945 and the minimum is £2,865. Ysgol Gymraeg Casnewydd is in 20th place of the 44 primary schools in Newport in terms of the school budget per pupil.

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