Ysgol Gymunedol Brynconin
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
78
AGES
3 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
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This pupil heat map shows where pupils currently attending the school live.
The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

Source: All attending pupils Pupil Level Annual School Census 2021
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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.

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.

How Does The School Perform?

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NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/06/2019)
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PRI

School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2021. 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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21.5:1
NATIONAL AVG. 21.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
95.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
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9.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.3%
Free school meals
11.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 11.1%
Pupils with SEN support
Llandysilio
Clunderwen
Sir Benfro
SA66 7SY
01437 563555

School Description

Brynconin School is located in the village of Llandysilio near Clunderwen, Pembrokeshire and serves the village itself and the surrounding rural area. According to the school, the pupils come from a social background that is neither prosperous nor economically disadvantaged. Approximately 10% of pupils are entitled to free school meals, which is considerably lower than the local and national averages. There are no pupils in local authority care. The number of pupils has decreased since the previous inspection that was undertaken in November 2005. Currently, there are 78 pupils 3-11 years of age in the school and they are arranged in four mixed-age classes. Approximately 5% of pupils are from ethnic minority groups but there are no pupils that are learning English as an additional language. Almost 40% of the pupils speak Welsh at home. The pupils encompass a full range of ability and their attainment varies when they begin school. Approximately 18% of pupils have additional learning needs, which is similar to the county and national averages. No pupil has a statement of additional learning needs. In 2011-2012, the individual school budget for Brynconin Primary School is £3,461 per pupil. The maximum amount per pupil for primary schools in Pembrokeshire is £5,323 and the minimum is £3,000. Brynconin Primary School has the 37th highest budget per pupil of the 61 primary schools in the Pembrokeshire local authority. Since April this year, there have been substantial changes in the staffing of the school and, as a result, it experienced a period of instability. The current headteacher was appointed to the post in September 2011.

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