Ysgol Yr Esgob C In W
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This pupil heat map shows where pupils currently attending the school live.
The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

Source: All attending pupils Pupil Level Annual School Census 2021
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This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official pupil data taken from the Pupil Level Annual School Census collected by the Welsh Government. The data tells us where pupils lived at the time of the last Pupil Census.

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.

3 steps to help parents gather catchment information for a school:

  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.

How Does The School Perform?

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School level results for primary schools were not published by the Welsh Government in 2021. We give a summary star rating based on the last available data as a helpful indicator to parents. This is to be used as a guide only. You can view national level results including the percentage of pupils across Wales achieving the expected levels for the Foundation Phase (age 7) and at Key Stage 2 (age 11) here.


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School Description

Ysgol yr Esgob Voluntary Aided Primary School is situated in Caerwys, a small town in rural Flintshire. Most pupils reside locally with a few pupils coming from the surrounding area. The school admits pupils to the nursery at the age of three. There are currently 64 full-time and nine part-time pupils on roll. Pupils are taught by three full-time and three part-time teachers in four mixed-age classes. In addition, there are one part-time and two full-time members of support staff. Pupils come from a variety of backgrounds. The school describes the area it serves as generally advantaged. Currently, approximately 6% of pupils are entitled to free school meals. This is significantly lower than local and national averages. There is one pupil “looked after” by the local authority. Around 19% of pupils are identified as having additional learning needs, and one pupil has a statement of special educational need. English is the predominant home language for all pupils. No pupils come from Welsh speaking homes. The headteacher was appointed in 2004. One teacher has been absent from school for a long period. The Chair of Governors has been in post for less than a year. The 2010-2011 individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Yr Esgob is £3,649, which compares with a maximum of £7,635 and a minimum of £2,660 for primary schools in Flintshire. The school has the 14th highest budget per pupil out of the 74 primary schools in Flintshire.

Ysgol Yr Esgob C In W Parent Reviews

Average Parent Rating

“Lovely welcoming rural school”

Ysgol Yr Esgob is an excellent primary school with exceptional staff.Its a very exciting school which the children love being in. Their new Estyn report is brilliant and well deserved!! My children are very happy here.
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