Ysgol Gymorthedig Padarn Sant
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
144
AGES
4 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Infants & Juniors
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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?

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NATIONAL AVG. 2.21
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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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23.9:1
NATIONAL AVG. 21.9:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
94.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
English with significant Welsh
Language of the school
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15.2%
NATIONAL AVG. 21.3%
Free school meals
28.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 11.1%
Pupils with SEN support
Llanbadarn Road
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 1EZ
01970 630632

School Description

St Padarn’s Roman Catholic Primary School is in the town of Aberystwyth, Ceredigion. The school has 124 full-time pupils on roll, aged between four and 11. Many pupils come from homes where English is the first language. Around 30% of pupils speak English as an additional language and many of the pupils’ ethnicity is White British. Nine per cent of pupils are entitled to free school meals. This is lower than the national and local averages. The school has identified that approximately 30% of pupils have additional learning needs. This is above the national average. Very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The school had its last inspection in May 2008. The current headteacher has been in post since January 2014. The individual school budget per pupil for St Padarn’s Roman Catholic Primary School in 2013-2014 means that the budget is £3,489 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Ceredigion is £9,978 and the minimum is £3,119. St Padarn’s Roman Catholic Primary School is 40th out of the 51 primary schools in Ceredigion in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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