Ysgol Melyd
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

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Ffordd Pennant
Meliden
Prestatyn
Denbighshire
LL19 8PE
Pupils
151
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/04/2015)
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PRI

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NATIONAL AVG. 1
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Green, yellow, amber or red
22.0:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
93.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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32.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Ysgol Melyd is in the village of Meliden near Prestatyn in the Denbighshire local authority. The school caters for pupils between the ages of three and eleven. Currently, there are 158 pupils on roll, including 16 who attend the nursery part-time for either a morning or an afternoon session. Children are taught in six mainstream classes, of which four have a mixed age range. The school has a specialist resource base for Foundation Phase pupils with specific, severe speech and/or language disorders. The resource provision caters for up to 10 pupils from a wider catchment area than the mainstream school. The children integrate with the rest of the school for various school activities on a daily basis. The three-year average for the proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals is 40%. This is higher than the average for Wales (21%). The school has identified about 46% of pupils as having additional learning needs, which is higher than the Wales average. A few pupils have statements of special educational needs. Nearly all pupils are of white British ethnicity and no pupils have English as an additional language. No pupils speak Welsh as a first language. A very few pupils are looked after by the local authority. The last inspection of the school was in February 2011. The headteacher took up her post in January 1998. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Melyd in 2014-2015 means that the budget is £5,239 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Denbighshire is £9,103 and the minimum is £2,902. Ysgol Melyd is 13th out of the 47 primary schools in Denbighshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.

Ysgol Melyd Catchment Area Map

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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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