Fairoak Nursery School

Name Fairoak Nursery School
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Church Road, Newport, NP19 7EJ
Phone Number 01633 259415
Type Nursery
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 59 (33% boys 67% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher Unknown
Local Authority Newport
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Fairoak Nursery School is in the Church Road area of Newport. There are currently 88 children on roll aged three to four years. The school admits children at the beginning of the term following their third birthday and they spend up to five terms at the nursery before transferring to local primary schools. Children attend either a morning or afternoon session. The school identifies around 13% of children as requiring additional learning needs support. Approximately 32% of children come from an ethnic minority background and most of these do not have English as their main language at home. No children are from a home where Welsh is the first language. There are no children who are looked after by the local authority. One full-time teacher works with three full-time and seven part-time support assistants in the classrooms. Estyn last inspected the school in July 2009. The headteacher retired in August 2014 and an acting headteacher has led the school from the start of the new term in September. The 2014-2015 individual school budget per pupil for Fairoak Nursery School is £5,122, which compares to a national average of £6,212 for all maintained nursery schools in Wales.