Ysgol I.D. Hooson
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
School Guide Rating

Heol Caradoc
Pentredwr
Rhos
Wrexham
LL14 2DX
Pupils
296
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/02/2019)
Full Report
PRI

School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2020. 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.


Green

NATIONAL AVG. 1
Support category
Green, yellow, amber or red
23.4:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
94.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
MORE INFO
10.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 19.3%
Free school meals

School Description

Ysgol ID Hooson is a designated bilingual primary school. The school is situated in the village of Rhosllanerchrugog and is maintained by Wrexham local authority. At present, there are a total of 269 pupils between 3 and 11 years old on the school register, including 45 nursery age children who were admitted in the September following their third birthday. The number of pupils has increased significantly since the last inspection and this increase is predicted to continue into the future. The school moved to a new site and building in September 2007 and a new headteacher was appointed in September 2008. Thirty-one per cent of pupils come from homes where Welsh is the first language and the remainder come from homes where English is the main language of communication. Welsh is the school’s main medium of communication and learning. A variety of social backgrounds are represented and a full range of abilities are reflected. Ten per cent of pupils are entitled to free school meals and this figure is lower than the county and national averages. Fifteen per cent of pupils have been identified as having special educational needs and four pupils are statemented. The individual school budget per head in 2010-2011 for Ysgol Hooson is £3,248, compared to a maximum of £9,122 and a minimum of £2,734 for primary schools in Wrexham. The school’s budget per pupil is the 32nd highest of the 62 primary schools in Wrexham. The school was last inspected during the summer term 2005.

Ysgol I.D. Hooson 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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