Ysgol Gymraeg Dewi Sant

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This school has 2 parent reviews


Rhodfa Bryndulais
Llanelli
Carmarthenshire
SA14 8RS
01554 750081
Pupils
482
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/06/2017)
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PRI

School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2019. 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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Green, yellow, amber or red
26.1:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
94.0%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
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9.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Ysgol Dewi Sant is a designated Welsh primary school that is maintained by Carmarthenshire Unitary Authority (UA). The school serves the town of Llanelli and the catchment extends from the village of Pwll in the west to the village of Llwynhendy in the east.

Ysgol Gymraeg Dewi Sant Catchment Area Map

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Pupil Level Annual School Census 2019

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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.

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  1. Look at our 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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Ysgol Gymraeg Dewi Sant Reviews

Average Rating:

BY PARENTS, FOR PARENTS

“Best choice we made for our children.”
AUTHOR:
We viewed several schools before deciding that Dewi Sant would be the best one to suit our children's needs. On our initial visit we were very impressed with how friendly, positive and happy the school staff and children looked. Several years on and we are still impressed with all of the above and how you can talk to the headmaster, teacher or any staff with ease. Thank you all at Dewi Sant for giving our children such a happy and positive education.
“Ysgol Gymraeg Dewi Sant, an excellent school”
AUTHOR:
An excellent school where children are taught to have a sense of pride in themselves and their country. As well as excellent teaching, extra curricular activities are encouraged in sport, cooking, gardening etc. As you would expect when your child is in school there may be bumps in the road in which case the staff and headmaster have an open door policy and are there to help and support you along the way. Mae ysgol ragorol lle mae plant yn cael eu dysgu i gael ymdeimlad o falchder yn eu hunain a'u gwlad. Yn ogystal â dysgu rhagorol, gweithgareddau allgyrsiol yn cael eu hannog mewn chwaraeon, coginio, garddio ac ati Fel y byddech yn ei ddisgwyl pan fydd eich plentyn yn yr ysgol efallai y bydd lympiau yn y ffordd ac yn yr achos y staff a'r prifathro yn cael polisi drws agored ac yn yno i'ch helpu a'ch cefnogi ar hyd y ffordd.
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