Maesycwmmer Primary School


Name Maesycwmmer Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Tabor Road, Maesycwmmer, CF82 7PU
Phone Number 01443 812148
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 183 (48% boys 52% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 24.1
Local Authority Caerphilly
Percentage Free School Meals 10.5%

Maesycwmmer Primary School is in Maesycwmmer, near Ystrad Mynach. The local authority is Caerphilly. There are around 185 pupils on roll, aged from three to eleven, including 29 nursery children who attend part-time. There are six mixed-age classes in the school. The school identifies around 16% of pupils as having additional learning needs. This is lower than the national average (21%). A very few pupils have a statement of educational needs. The average proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals over the last three years is about 12%. This is lower than the national average (19%). Nearly all pupils are of white British ethnicity and very few pupils speak Welsh at home. The headteacher took up his post in September 2011. The school’s last inspection was in February 2012.