Fairwater Primary School


Name Fairwater Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Wellwright Road, Fairwater, Cardiff, CF5 3ED
Phone Number 02920 563160
Type Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 243 (51% boys 49% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 19.6
Local Authority Cardiff
Percentage Free School Meals 31.8%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Fairwater Primary school is in Cardiff. There are currently 225 pupils between four and eleven years of age on roll, taught in nine single or mixed age classes. Currently, 35% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is above the National average of 19%. Most pupils speak English at home and no pupils speak Welsh as their first language. The school has identified 24% of pupils as having special educational needs, which is above the national average of 21%. The school hosts a wellbeing centre that serves schools across the area. The headteacher took up post in September 2017. The school’s most recent inspection was in July 2013.