Dinas Powys Primary School

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About Dinas Powys Primary School

Name Dinas Powys Primary School
Estyn Inspection Rating (Standards and Progress) Good
Address Cardiff Road, Dinas Powys, CF64 4JU
Phone Number 02920 512151
Phase Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 474 (52.3% boys 47.7% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 24.6
Local Authority The Vale of Glamorgan
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Dinas Powys Primary school is in the large village of Dinas Powys in the Vale of Glamorgan local authority.

It opened in 2015, following the amalgamation of Dinas Powys Infant and Murch Junior Schools. The school caters for pupils aged between three and eleven. There are currently 464 pupils on roll, including 73 in the part-time nursery classes.

The school has 14 full-time classes on two sites, approximately one kilometre apart. There are two classes in each year group. Currently, 12% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is much lower than the national average of around 20%.

Nearly all pupils are of white British ethnicity and their first language is English. The school identifies approximately 11%... of pupils as having additional learning needs, which is lower than the national average (25%). A very few pupils have statements of special educational needs.

A very few pupils are looked after by the local authority. The headteacher took up her post in January 2015, having led the infant school since 1990. This is the school's first inspection.

The individual school budget per pupil for Dinas Powys Primary School in 2015-2016 means that the budget is £3,473 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in the Vale of Glamorgan is £5,170 and the minimum is £2,735. Dinas Powys Primary School is 24th out of the 46 primary schools in the Vale of Glamorgan in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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