Castle Park Primary School


Name Castle Park Primary School
Estyn Inspection Rating 3
Address Church Road, Caldicot, Monmouthshire, NP26 4HN
Phone Number 01873 420465
Type Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 196 (55% boys 45% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 24.2
Local Authority Monmouthshire
Percentage Free School Meals 18.1%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No
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Castle Park Primary School is in the town of Caldicot in the local authority of Monmouthshire. There are currently 194 pupils on roll, aged between 4 and 11, taught in seven single-age classes. Around 19% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is slightly lower than the national average of 21%. The school identifies 18% of pupils as having additional learning needs, which is below the national average of 22%. A very few pupils have statements of special education needs. Nearly all pupils are of white British ethnicity and speak English as their first language. No pupils speak Welsh as their first language at home. A very few pupils speak English as an additional language. The headteacher took up the role of acting headteacher in January 2013, and became permanent in July 2013. The school’s last inspection was in March 2010. The individual school budget per pupil for Castle Park Primary School in 2014-2015 means that the budget is £3,393 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Monmouthshire is £5,928 and the minimum is £2,895. Castle Park Primary School is 23rd out of the 31 primary schools in Monmouthshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.