Ysgol Gynradd Talysarn
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
106
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?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.21
Estyn grade
(01/01/2017)
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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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22.3:1
NATIONAL AVG. 21.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
93.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
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16.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.3%
Free school meals
22.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 11.1%
Pupils with SEN support
COED MADOG
TALYSARN
Gwynedd
LL54 6HR
01286 880885

School Description

Ysgol Gynradd Talysarn is in the rural village of Talysarn in Gwynedd. It provides education for pupils between 3 and 11 years old. Welsh is the school’s everyday language and the main medium of teaching and learning. English is taught formally in key stage 2. Approximately 50% of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes, and a very few pupils are from ethnic minority backgrounds. Children are admitted to the school full-time during the term in which they turn four years old. During the inspection, there were 102 pupils on roll, including 15 in the nursery class. They are taught by three full-time and two part-time teachers. Approximately 25% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is above the national average. Twenty-five per cent (25%) of pupils are on the school’s additional learning needs register. This figure is slightly higher than the percentage for Wales. Very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The headteacher was appointed in September 2009. The school was last inspected in February 2010. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Gynradd Talysarn in 2016-2017 is £4,749. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Gwynedd is £10,404 and the minimum is £3,089. Ysgol Gynradd Talysarn is in 20th place of the 93 primary schools in Gwynedd in terms of the school budget per pupil.

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