Glyncorrwg Primary School


Name Glyncorrwg Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Bridge Street, Glyncorrwg, SA13 3BB
Phone Number 01639 850323
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 89 (40% boys 60% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 16.5
Local Authority Neath Port Talbot
Percentage Free School Meals 20.9%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Glyncorrwg Primary School is in the village of Glyncorrwg, which is at the top of the Afan valley, 12 miles north of Port Talbot. It is maintained by Neath Port Talbot local authority. The school provides education for boys and girls from the age of three to eleven years. The number of pupils on roll is 96, including 15 pupils in the nursery. The school admits pupils into nursery the term after their third birthday. There are four mixed age classes, including the nursery. The area the school serves is economically disadvantaged and is a Communities First Area and a designated Flying Start area. The school has 31% of pupils entitled to free school meals. The school identifies 38% of pupils as having additional learning needs, no pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The home language of all the pupils is English. No pupils are from minority ethnic backgrounds. The school was last inspected in March 2007. The present headteacher has been in an acting role since September 2012. From September 2013, Glyncorrwg Primary will be part of the Upper Afan Valley Federation of schools. The acting headteacher will revert back to her role as deputy headteacher and full-time teacher at that time. The individual school budget per pupil for Glyncorrwg Primary School in 2012-2013 is £3,869 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Neath Port Talbot is £7,410 and the minimum is £2,806. Glyncorrwg Primary School is 20th out of the 68 primary schools in Neath Port Talbot in terms of its school budget per pupil.