Ysgol Gynradd Carno
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

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Not Rated

Y Drenewydd
SY17 5LH
01686 420209
3 - 11
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
Estyn grade
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Welsh medium
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Free school meals

School Description

Ysgol Gynradd Carno is situated in the village of Carno, in Powys local authority. There are 43 pupils between 4 and 11 years old on roll. Pupils are taught in two mixed-age classes. Over a three-year period, around 2% of pupils have been eligible for free school meals, which is much lower than the national average of 18%. Around half of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes, and all pupils are from white British backgrounds. Welsh in the main medium of teaching and learning, and the aim is to ensure that all pupils are fluent in Welsh and English by the end of key stage 2. The school has identified around 2% of its pupils as having additional learning needs, which is much lower than the national percentage of 21%. The school was last inspected in November 2009. In 2014, the school became part of a formal federation with Ysgol Gynradd Llanbrynmair and Ysgol Gynradd Glantwymyn under one headteacher and one governing body. The headteacher was appointed to the post in 2016. Further information is available from the Welsh Government My Local School website at the link below. http://mylocalschool.wales.gov.uk/Schools/SchoolSearch?lang=en DRAFT AND C ONFID ENTIAL 1 A report on Ysgol Gynradd Carno November 2018 Summary The innovative leadership and full co-operation of staff ensure that an ethos of continuous improvement is an integral part of the school’s make up. Leaders and staff have very high expectations to ensure the wellbeing and progress of all pupils, which develops them as ambitious, confident, knowledgeable and creative learners. Teachers plan regular, stimulating and interesting opportunities for pupils, which ensures that they apply themselves fully to their work and make progress that is far higher than expected. One of the school’s exceptional strengths is the masterful way in which teachers weave literacy, numeracy and information and communication technology (ICT) skills skilfully throughout the curriculum. This leads very successfully to realising excellent standards and provision. Inspection area Judgement Standards Excellent Wellbeing and attitudes to learning Good Teaching and learning experiences Excellent Care, support and guidance Good Leadership and management Excellent DRAFT AND C ONFID ENTIAL 2 A report on Ysgol Gynradd Carno November 2018 Recommendations R1 Ensure that progress-tracking procedures are manageable and that teachers use them efficiently to extend learning R2 Broaden opportunities for pupils in the foundation phase to make regular choices about their learning What happens next The school will produce an action plan to address the recommendations from the inspection. Estyn will invite the school to prepare a case study to be disseminated on Estyn’s website on its work in relation to planning for improvement across the federation and the way in which the federation delivers an interesting curriculum to its pupils.

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