Ysgol Y Foel

Primary

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Ffordd Y Llan
Cilcain
Mold
Flintshire
CH7 5NH
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Pupils
50
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Ages
3 - 11
Gender
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Mixed
Building
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.25
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(01/06/2019)
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Ysgol Y Foel Community Primary School is situated in the village of Cilcain, near Mold in Flintshire. The school serves the village and the surrounding semi-rural area. Most children are admitted to the school in the term following their third birthday. There are currently 76 full-time pupils on roll. In addition, there are six nursery-aged pupils who attend the school every morning. Many pupils come from economically advantaged backgrounds. No pupils receive free school meals. Four per cent of pupils are identified as having additional learning needs. Three pupils have statements of special educational need. Many pupils enter the school with above average basic skills. Nearly all pupils are white British and speak English at home. A very few come from homes where Welsh or another language is also spoken. Welsh is taught as a second language. The current headteacher was appointed in January 2010. Prior to his appointment, there had been a lack of consistency in leadership which led to an unsettled period for the staff and governing body. The 2010-2011 individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Y Foel is £3,217, which compares with a maximum of £7,635 and a minimum of £2,660 for primary schools in Flintshire. The school has the 33rd highest budget per pupil out of the 74 primary schools in Flintshire.

Ysgol Y Foel Catchment Area Map

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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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  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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