Ysgol Y Creuddyn

Secondary

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Ffordd Dderwen
Bae Penrhyn
Llandudno
LL30 3LB
01492 544344
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Pupils
562
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Ages
11 - 18
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Mixed
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Type
Secondary (ages 11-19)
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.25
Estyn grade
(01/05/2016)
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72.0%
NATIONAL AVG. 55.1%
% Pupils achieving 5+ GSCEs A*-C inc. English/Welsh and Maths
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Ysgol y Creuddyn is a designated Welsh-medium secondary school for pupils aged between 11 and 18 years, which is maintained by Conwy local authority. Pupil numbers have risen a little since the last inspection, and there are currently 635 pupils, including 132 in the sixth form, on roll. The school is situated on the outskirts of the town of Llandudno. Pupils come from the wide coastal and rural area of the county of Conwy. Over 7% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is considerably lower than the national average of 17.4%. The school admits pupils from the full ability range. No pupils receive support to learn English as an additional language. One per cent of pupils come from an ethnic minority background. No pupils have a statement of special educational needs and 32 pupils are on ‘school action plus’ steps. Seventy-seven per cent (77%) of pupils are from non-Welsh speaking homes. Approximately 20% of the Year 7 stream joins the school through the immersion scheme every year. These pupils have received English-medium primary education and receive intensive support with Welsh. They join the main stream of the school, usually in Year 8 or Year 9. The current headteacher began in post in January 2004 and the acting deputy headteacher began in November 2014. Two assistant headteachers complete the senior leadership team. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol y Creuddyn in 2015-2016 is £4,971. The maximum per pupil in secondary schools in Conwy is £5,511 and the minimum is £4,418. Ysgol y Creuddyn in is third place of the seven secondary schools in Conwy 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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  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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