Abercerdin Primary School

Name Abercerdin Primary School
Welsh Government's Support Category Green
In December 2020, the Welsh Government suspended the Support Category school categorisation, to reduce burdens on schools during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Estyn Inspection Rating (Standards and Progress) Good
Address Kenry Street, Evanstown, Gilfach Goch, Bridgend, CF39 8RS
Phone Number 01656 815535
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 179 (55.3% boys 44.7% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 21.9
Local Authority Bridgend
Percentage Free School Meals 20.3%
Catchment Area Indicator Available No
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (February 2020)

Abercerdin Primary School is in the village of Evanstown, near Bridgend. The school has 163 pupils aged between 3 and 11, including 20 pupils who attend the nursery on a part-time basis. Pupils are taught in seven classes, five of which are for pupils of mixed ages. The school’s three-year average for pupils eligible for free school meals is around 20%. This is above the average for Wales of18%. The school identifies that around 10% of its pupils have special educational needs, which is below the Welsh average of 21%. Most pupils are of white British ethnicity and nearly all come from homes where English is the main language. The headteacher took up her post in September 2012. The school’s last inspection was in 2014.