Ysgol Gymraeg Y Gwernant
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
School Guide Rating

Pengwern
Llangollen
Denbighshire
LL20 8AR
01978 861986
Pupils
145
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/06/2019)
Full Report
PRI

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Green

NATIONAL AVG. 1
Support category
Green, yellow, amber or red
17.6:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
96.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
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14.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 19.3%
Free school meals

School Description

Ysgol Gymraeg Gwernant shares a site with Ysgol Gynradd Bryn Collen in the town of Llangollen, Denbighshire. Most pupils come from the town of Llangollen and nearby villages. The area is described as relatively prosperous and the pupils do not come from socially disadvantaged backgrounds. Approximately 11% of pupils are entitled to free school meals. This is lower than the local authority and all-Wales average. The school has seen an annual growth since it was opened in September 2005. Currently, there are 132 pupils on roll and they represent the full range of ability. The school admits pupils on a part-time basis during the term following their third birthday and on a full-time basis at the beginning of the term in which they reach their fourth birthday. A minority speak Welsh at home. The school has identified 14% of pupils as having additional learning needs. This percentage is higher than the local authority average, but below the national figure. Very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The school has six full-time teachers and one part-time teacher. The current headteacher was appointed in September 2005. The school was first inspected in February 2007. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Gymraeg y Gwernant in 2012-2013 is £4,385. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Denbighshire is £9,659 and the minimum is £3,064. Ysgol Gymraeg y Gwernant is 25th out of the 52 primary schools in Denbighshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.

Ysgol Gymraeg Y Gwernant 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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