Ysgol Wirfoddol Penboyr

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Felindre
Llandysul
Sir Gaerfyrddin
SA44 5XG
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Pupils
84
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Ages
4 - 11
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Mixed
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Infants & Juniors
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/09/2015)
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Penboyr Voluntary Aided Primary School is situated in the centre of the rural village of Felindre, near the town of Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire. There are 105 pupils aged between 3 and 11 years on roll. They are organised into four classes, which includes seven pupils in the nursery class. The school provides education through the medium of Welsh. About 30% of pupils are from Welsh-speaking homes. Very few pupils come from ethnic minority backgrounds. About 18% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, a figure that is lower than the averages for Wales. About 14% of pupils have additional learning needs (ALN). A very few pupils are being looked after by another authority. The individual school budget per pupil for Penboyr Voluntary Aided Primary School in 2015-2016 is £3,777. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Carmarthenshire is £8,382 and the minimum is £3,111. Penboyr Voluntary Aided Primary School is in the 35th position of the 101 primary schools in Carmarthenshire in terms of the school budget per pupil. The headteacher has been in post since January 2007. The school was last inspected in March 2009.

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  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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