Magor V.A. Primary School


Name Magor V.A. Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 3
Address Sycamore Terrace, Magor, Newport, NP26 3EG
Phone Number 01633 880327
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 336 (49% boys 51% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 19.8
Local Authority Monmouthshire
Percentage Free School Meals 4.7%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Magor Primary school is a voluntary aided Church-in-Wales school in the Monmouthshire local authority. There are 354 pupils on roll, aged between 3 and 11, including 47 in the two nursery classes. There are 10 single-age classes, and three that are mixed-age. Around 4% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is well below the national average of 19%. The school identifies around 14% as having additional learning needs, which is also well below the national average of 25%. A very few pupils have statements of special education needs. Nearly all pupils are of white British ethnicity and have English as their home language. No pupils speak Welsh at home. The school’s last inspection was in February 2010. The headteacher took up her position in April 2015. The individual school budget per pupil for Magor Primary School in 2016-2017 means that the budget is £3,370 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Monmouthshire is £5,011 and the minimum is £2,837. Magor Primary School is 20th out of the 30 primary schools in Monmouthshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.