Ysgol Maesglas
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
230
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. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/03/2016)
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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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22.5:1
NATIONAL AVG. 21.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
93.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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37.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.3%
Free school meals
17.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 11.1%
Pupils with SEN support
Fulbrooke
Greenfield
Holywell
Flintshire
CH8 7JW
01352 711497

School Description

Ysgol Maesglas is in Greenfield in Flintshire. Most pupils live locally. Currently, the school has 249 pupils, including 32 in the nursery who attend on a part-time basis. The school admits pupils to the nursery class at the age of three. There are 10 classes. The school has resource base provision for 10 pupils from across the local authority. These pupils experience behaviour, social or emotional difficulties. Around 27% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is above the national average (20%). The school has a very few pupils who are ‘looked after’ by the local authority. The school identifies that around 28% of pupils have additional learning needs. A few pupils have a statement of educational needs. English is the main home language of most pupils. Very few pupils come from an ethnic minority background, use Welsh as their first language or receive support for English as an additional language. The school has excluded pupils for a fixed-term of five days or less on 24 occasions within the last year. This figure is much higher than in most other schools. The headteacher was appointed in April 2014. Estyn last inspected the school in March 2010. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Maesglas in 2015-2016 means that the budget is £3,591 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Flintshire is £4,838 and the minimum is £2,809. Ysgol Maesglas is 23rd out of the 67 primary schools in Flintshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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