Dewstow


Name Dewstow
Estyn Inspection Rating 3
Address Green Lane, Caldicot, Newport, Monmouthshire, NP26 4EE
Phone Number 01291 636360
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 239 (53% boys 47% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 24.3
Local Authority Monmouthshire
Percentage Free School Meals 24.8%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No
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Dewstow Primary School is an English medium school situated in the town of Caldicot in the county of Monmouthshire. There are currently 231 pupils on roll aged from three to 11 years. Of these pupils, 40 attend the nursery class. Dewstow Primary School has evolved from the amalgamation of Green Lane Junior School and West End Infant School, and opened in September 2012. Staff and pupils moved into a new school building in November 2012. The present headteacher has been in post since the amalgamation and was previously the headteacher of West End Infant School. Most pupils come from homes in which the predominant language is English. Very few of the school’s pupils come from an ethnic background or have English as an additional language. Thirty-two per cent of pupils are entitled to free school meals. The school has identified approximately 29% of pupils as having additional learning needs. Nine pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The individual school budget per pupil for Dewstow Primary School in 2013-2014 means that the budget is £3,612 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Monmouthshire is £5,444 and the minimum is £2,856. Dewstow Primary School is 11th out of the 31 primary schools in Monmouthshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.