Bryn Bach County Primary School

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Bryn Bach County Primary School


Name Bryn Bach County Primary School
Welsh Government's Support Category Yellow
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 Merthyr Road, Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent, NP22 3RX
Phone Number 01495 722569
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 243 (51.4% boys 48.6% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 21.8
Local Authority Blaenau Gwent
Percentage Free School Meals 20.9%
Catchment Area Indicator Available No
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Bryn Bach Primary School is in Tredegar in the Blaenau Gwent local authority.

The school has 199 pupils, including 27 pupils who attend the nursery on a part-time basis. There are seven single-age classes. Around 33% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is above the national average.

The school identifies around 11% of pupils as having additional learning needs, which is below the national average. A very few pupils have statements of special education needs. No pupils speak Welsh as their first language at home.

A very few pupils are looked after by the local authority and a very few speak English as an additional language. The headteacher took up his post in September 2003. The school’s last inspection was in 2010.

The individual school budget per pupil for Bryn Bach Primary School in 2014-2015 means that the budget is £3,676 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Blaenau Gwent is £6,278 and the minimum is £3,643. Bryn Bach Primary School is 23rd out of the 24 primary schools in Blaenau Gwent in terms of its school budget per pupil.