Ysgol Yr Hafod
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
School Guide Rating

BANGOR ROAD
JOHNSTOWN
Wrexham
LL14 2SW
01978 840643
Pupils
350
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/11/2016)
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PRI

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NATIONAL AVG. 1
Support category
Green, yellow, amber or red
16.6:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
94.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.7%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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20.9%
NATIONAL AVG. 19.3%
Free school meals

School Description

Ysgol Yr Hafod Johnstown Primary School, situated over two sites, is in Wrexham. The school opened in September 2015 following the amalgamation of Johnstown Infants School and Johnstown Junior School. Currently, the school has 347 pupils, including 34 in the nursery, who attend on a part-time basis. The school admits pupils to the nursery class at the age of three. There are 12 classes including resource base provision for 10 pupils from across the local authority. These pupils experience moderate learning difficulties. Around 20% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is very slightly above the national average. The school has a very few pupils who are ‘looked after’ by the local authority. Around 19% of pupils have additional learning needs. Very few pupils have a statement of educational needs. English is the main home language of most pupils. Very few pupils come from an ethnic minority background or receive support for English as an additional language. The school excluded two pupils for a fixed-term during the last year. The headteacher took up his post in January 2016. The school’s key stage 2 deputy headteacher has been acting headteacher since June 2016. This is the school’s first inspection since amalgamation. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Yr Hafod in 2016-2017 means that the budget is £3,390 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Wrexham is £8,755 and the minimum is £2,924. Ysgol Yr Hafod is 32nd out of the 58 primary schools in Wrexham in terms of its school budget per pupil.

Ysgol Yr Hafod 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.

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.

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