Ysgol Maes Owen
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
School Guide Rating
Not Rated

This school has 1 parent review


Morfa Avenue
Foryd
Rhyl
LL18 5LE
01745 353721
Pupils
233
Ages
7 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/12/2014)
Full Report
PRI

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Green

NATIONAL AVG. 1
Support category
Green, yellow, amber or red
22.4:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
93.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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33.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 19.3%
Free school meals

School Description

Ysgol Maes Owen Junior School is in Kinmel Bay and serves the town itself and the outlying areas of Towyn and Rhyl. The school has 222 pupils, taught in eight mixed age classes consisting of four Year 3 and 4 classes and four Year 5 and 6 classes. In addition, there is a 12 place resource base catering for pupils with moderate learning difficulties, which caters for pupils from within the school and from other local schools. Around 36% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is significantly higher than local and national averages. The school identifies 34% of its pupils as having additional learning needs. No pupils have statements of special education needs. Nearly all pupils speak English as their first language. No pupils speak Welsh as their first language. A very few pupils are looked after by the local authority. The current headteacher was appointed as acting headteacher in January 2013 and as permanent headteacher in September 2013. There have been a number of staff changes since then, including the appointment of a new deputy head in January 2014. The school was last inspected in September 2008. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Maes Owen in 2014-2015 means that the budget is £3,962. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Conwy is £15,278 and the minimum is £3,190. Ysgol Maes Owen is 35th out of the 59 primary schools in Conwy in terms of its school budget per pupil.

Ysgol Maes Owen Catchment Area Map

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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.

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  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.

Ysgol Maes Owen Reviews

Average Rating:

BY PARENTS, FOR PARENTS

“Simply the best for your child's rounded education”
AUTHOR:
This school is not blinkered to just education. Pastoral care and pupil wellbeing is just as important to the staff. My two children have flourished under this school's care and education. I would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone. The school is not perfect but what school is? The way this school stands out from the rest is how they deal with any issues that come up.
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