Caedraw Primary School

Name Caedraw Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Caedraw Road, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8HA
Phone Number 01685 727482
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 246 (50% boys 50% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 20.1
Local Authority Merthyr Tydfil
Percentage Free School Meals 20.4%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Caedraw Primary School is in the town of Merthyr Tydfil. There are 214 pupils between 3 and 11 years old on roll, including 16 part-time nursery age pupils. They are divided into nine classes, two of which are special educational needs resource base classes. Pupils in the resource base classes have a range of social and communication needs. The average proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals over the last three years is around 18%. This is close to the national average of 19%. A very few pupils are from a minority ethnic background and a very few speak English as an additional language. The school has identified 30% of its pupils as having additional learning needs, which is above the national average of 21%. Very few have a statement of special educational needs. The headteacher took up his post in March 2017 and the school was last inspected in March 2010.