Glanhowy Primary School


Name Glanhowy Primary School
Welsh Government's Support Category Green
In December 2020, the Welsh Government suspended the Support Category school categorisation, to reduce burdens on schools during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Estyn Inspection Rating (Standards and Progress) Good
Address Coach Bach, Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent, NP22 4RW
Phone Number 01495 722312
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 311 (50.5% boys 49.5% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 22.5
Local Authority Blaenau Gwent
Percentage Free School Meals 34.5%
Catchment Area Indicator Available No
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Glanhowy Primary School is in Tredegar in the Blaenau Gwent local authority. There are 302 pupils, including 54 who attend the nursery on a part-time basis.

The school has a learning resource base for 12 pupils with additional learning needs. The pupils attending the resource base are from outside the school’s catchment area and are placed there by the local authority. The rolling average of pupils eligible for free school meals over the last three years is 33%, which is well above the national average of 19%.

The school identifies 27% of pupils as having additional learning needs, a figure above the national average of 21%. A very few pupils have statements of special educational needs. No pupils come from Welsh speaking homes.

There are a very few pupils who speak English as an additional language. The school’s last inspection was in October 2010. The headteacher took up her appointment in September 2014.