Grange Primary School


Name Grange Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address West Cross Avenue, West Cross, SA3 5TS
Phone Number 01792 404766
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 190 (52% boys 48% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 19.9
Local Authority Swansea
Percentage Free School Meals 14.9%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Grange Primary School is on the western outskirts of the city of Swansea, in the Swansea local authority. There are 232 pupils aged three to eleven years at the school, including 27 part-time pupils in the nursery. There are nine classes, including the nursery class. A very few pupils attend the specialist training facility for hearing impairment, based at the school. These pupils are from a wider geographical area. Very few pupils are eligible for free school meals. A very few pupils are looked after by the local authority. Most pupils are of white British ethnicity, with a very few pupils from minority ethnic backgrounds. Very few pupils speak Welsh as a first language at home. The school has identified around 17% of pupils as having additional learning needs. This is below the average for primary schools in Wales. Very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The last inspection was in September 2008. The current headteacher took up her post in January 2014. The individual school budget per pupil for Grange Primary School in 2013-2014 means that the budget is £3,540 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Swansea is £15,824 and the minimum is £2,673. Grange Primary School is 37th out of the 80 primary schools in Swansea in terms of its school budget per pupil.