Ysgol Gynradd Tanygrisiau
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
School Guide Rating

Blaenau Ffestiniog
Gwynedd
LL41 3SU
01766 830795
Pupils
67
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/02/2015)
Full Report
PRI

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NATIONAL AVG. 1
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18.0:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
94.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
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21%
NATIONAL AVG. 19.3%
Free school meals

School Description

Ysgol Gynradd Tanygrisiau is situated near the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog in Gwynedd and serves the community of Tanygrisiau. At present, there are 60 pupils aged between 3 and 11 years on roll, including nine part-time nursery pupils. There has been a changeable pattern in numbers on roll over the last three years. The school has three full-time mixed-age classes. Twenty-eight per cent of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is a little higher than the national figure, but a considerable decrease on previous years’ figures. Thirty-four per cent of pupils at the school are on the additional learning needs register, including a very few who have a statement of special educational needs. A very few pupils who are registered at the school are looked after by the local authority. Seventy per cent of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes. The headteacher was appointed to the post in September 2009 and the school was last inspected in July 2011. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Gynradd Tanygrisiau in 2014-2015 is £4,388. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Gwynedd is £10,744 and the minimum is £3,220. Ysgol Gynradd Tanygrisiau is in 30th position of the 95 primary schools in Gwynedd in terms of the school budget per pupil.

Ysgol Gynradd Tanygrisiau Catchment Area Map

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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 (released annually in July).

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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