Rhostyllen Cp School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

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School Street
Rhostyllen
Wrexham
LL14 4AN
01978 352357
Pupils
218
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/01/2018)
Full Report
PRI

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Green

NATIONAL AVG. 1
Support category
Green, yellow, amber or red
24.1:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
94.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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11.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 19.3%
Free school meals

School Description

Ysgol Rhostyllen is in the centre of the village of Rhostyllen on the southern outskirts of Wrexham. The majority of pupils come from the village and the surrounding area, which the school describes as being neither prosperous nor economically disadvantaged. Approximately 15% of pupils receive free school meals, which is below the national average. There are currently 189 pupils in the school aged between three and 11, taught in eight single-age classes, including the nursery. Pupils are admitted part-time to the nursery and full-time to reception in the September following their third and fourth birthdays respectively. The number on roll has remained relatively stable over the last few years. The school has identified around 20% of pupils as having additional learning needs, which is below the national average. None has a statement of special educational needs. Very few pupils come from an ethnic minority background or use Welsh as a first language. No pupils receive extra support in English as an additional language or are looked after by the local authority. The school was last inspected in May 2007, since when there have been significant changes in staffing. The headteacher was appointed in January 2009. Two newly-qualified supply teachers were on the staff during the inspection. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Rhostyllen in 2012-2013 means that the budget is £3,243 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Wrexham is £10,422 and the minimum is £2,923. Ysgol Rhostyllen is 43rd out of the 60 primary schools in Wrexham in terms of its 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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