Fenton Community Primary School

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Fenton Community Primary School


Name Fenton Community Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Requires improvement
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 3
Address Portfield, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA61 1BZ
Phone Number 01437 765378
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 431 (55% boys 45% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 21.9
Local Authority Pembrokeshire
Percentage Free School Meals 31.7%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Fenton Community Primary School is in Haverfordwest in Pembrokeshire. There are 410 pupils on roll, including 44 who attend the nursery on a part-time basis. There are 14 classes, two of which are mixed-age. In addition, there are two learning resource classes that cater for 24 pupils with complex needs. The three-year rolling average of pupils eligible for free school meals is around 33%, which is well above the Wales average of 19%. The school identifies that 36% of pupils have special educational needs. This is well above the Wales average of 21%. A very few pupils come from an ethnic minority background or have English as an additional language. A very few speak Welsh at home. The school’s last Estyn inspection was in October 2012. The current headteacher was appointed in September 2018.