Dafen Primary School

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About Dafen Primary School

Name Dafen Primary School
Estyn Inspection Rating (Standards and Progress) Good
Address Lon-Yr-Ysgol, Dafen, Llanelli, SA14 8LL
Phone Number 01554 773290
Phase Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 129 (51.2% boys 48.8% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 17.9
Local Authority Carmarthenshire
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Dafen Primary School is in the village of Dafen, on the outskirts of Llanelli.

There are currently 170 pupils on roll between the ages of three and eleven. There are seven classes in the school, which includes three mixed age classes and a nursery class with 21 full-time and eight part-time pupils. The three-year rolling average of pupils eligible for free school meals is 31%, which is well above the national average of 19%.

The school identifies around 31% of pupils as having additional learning needs. This is above the national average of 21%. A very few pupils are from ethnic minority backgrounds.

No pupils speak Welsh at home. Dafen Primary School is in collaboration with another local school. The executive he...adteacher took responsibility for Dafen Primary School in November 2015.

He is also the substantive headteacher of another local school. The headteacher spends the equivalent of two days each week at the school and the deputy headteacher leads the school on the remaining three days. The school was last inspected in January 2010.

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