Christchurch (C.I.W.) Voluntary Aided Primary School

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Christchurch (C.I.W.) Voluntary Aided Primary School


Name Christchurch (C.I.W.) Voluntary Aided Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Rodney Street, SA1 3UA
Phone Number 01792 510900
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 157 (49% boys 51% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 20.8
Local Authority Swansea
Percentage Free School Meals 18.2%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Christchurch Voluntary Aided Church in Wales Primary School serves the central area of the city of Swansea. There are 138 pupils on roll aged between three and 11 years. This number includes nursery pupils. The school teaches pupils in five mixed-year classes. Twelve per cent of pupils are entitled to free school meals. This is well below the national average. Twenty-two per cent of pupils speak English as an additional language. No pupil speaks Welsh as a first language at home. Around 27% of pupils have additional learning needs. A very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs (SEN). No pupils have been excluded from the school in the last 12 months. The school was last inspected in January 2008. The current headteacher took up her post in May 2012. The individual school budget per pupil for Christchurch Voluntary Aided Church in Wales Primary School is £3,680 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Swansea is £15,822 and the minimum is £2,673. Christchurch Voluntary Aided Church in Wales Primary School is 27th out of 80 primary schools in the city of Swansea in terms of its school budget. 1 A report on Christchurch (C.I.W.) Voluntary Aided Primary School March 2014