Ysgol Sarn Bach
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
School Guide Rating

Sarn Bach
Pwllheli
Gwynedd
LL53 7LF
01758 712714
Pupils
48
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/10/2017)
Full Report
PRI

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NATIONAL AVG. 1
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Green, yellow, amber or red
23.3:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
95.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
Welsh medium
Language of the school
MORE INFO
15.7%
NATIONAL AVG. 19.3%
Free school meals

School Description

Ysgol Gynradd Sarn Bach is situated in the village of Sarn Bach near Pwllheli, in Gwynedd local authority. The school serves the local area in addition to a number of surrounding villages. Welsh is the main medium of the school’s life and work, and English is introduced as a subject in key stage 2. There are 52 pupils between 3 and 11 years old on roll, including three full-time nursery age pupils. Approximately 47% of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes, and very few are from ethnic minority backgrounds. Approximately 9% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is lower than the national percentage (19%). The school has identified 21% of pupils as having additional learning needs. The headteacher was appointed to the post in April 2017, and the school was last inspected in March 2011. Further information is available from the Welsh Government My Local School website at the link below. http://mylocalschool.wales.gov.uk/Schools/SchoolSearch?lang=en 1 A report on Ysgol Sarn Bach ctober 2017 Summary Pupils’ wellbeing is at the heart of the school’s work. Nearly all pupils are well behaved, are eager to learn and treat others with respect. During their time at the school, many make good progress in their learning from their starting points. Teachers plan interesting learning experiences that engage pupils’ interest and motivate them to learn. One of the school’s strengths is the caring ethos that exists within it. The school benefits from clear leadership that is based on raising standards and ensuring pupils’ wellbeing. There are comprehensive arrangements in place to evaluate the school’s work and ensure improvement. Inspection area Judgement Standards Good Wellbeing and attitudes to learning Good Teaching and learning experiences Good Care, support and guidance Good Leadership and management Good 2 A report on Ysgol Sarn Bach ctober 2017 Recommendations R1 Refine plans to ensure that pupils’ literacy, numeracy and information and communication technology (ICT) skills build systematically on previous ones R2 Strengthen the progress-tracking system to focus on specific groups of pupils R3 Develop the role of governors so that they hold leaders to account effectively What happens next The school will produce an action plan to address the recommendations from the inspection.

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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.

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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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