Ysgol Mynydd Y Garreg
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
School Guide Rating
Not Rated

Mynyddygarreg
Kidwelly
Carmarthenshire
SA17 4RL
Pupils
35
Ages
4 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/06/2014)
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PRI

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NATIONAL AVG. 1
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Green, yellow, amber or red
16.7:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
90.9%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
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9.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

The school is situated in the village of Mynyddygarreg near Kidwelly in Carmarthenshire. It serves the village and the surrounding rural area. There are 45 pupils on roll, including five full-time nursery age pupils. They are organised into two mixed-age classes. Pupils are admitted on a full-time basis at the beginning of the term in which they reach their fourth birthday. Pupil numbers have remained constant over recent years. The school has identified about 35% of pupils as those who have additional learning needs, which is higher than the national average. This includes a small number of pupils who have a statement of special educational needs. About 24% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is a little higher than the national average. Welsh is the main medium of the school’s life and work and the aim is to ensure that pupils are fully bilingual by the time they transfer to the secondary sector. English is the main home language of about 70% of pupils. The school was last inspected in May 2008. Since April 2013, the school has been part of an informal federalisation scheme with Ysgol Gymunedol Trimsaran. The current headteacher was appointed in April 2013. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Gynradd Mynyddygarreg in 2013-2014 is £3,916. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Carmarthenshire is £8,152 and the minimum is £2,941. Ysgol Gynradd Mynyddygarreg is in 37th position of the 106 primary schools in Carmarthenshire in terms of the school budget per pupil.

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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.

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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.

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