Newton Primary School


Name Newton Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Slade Road, Newton, SA3 4UE
Phone Number 01792 369826
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 221 (51% boys 49% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 26.4
Local Authority Swansea
Percentage Free School Meals 3.2%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Newton Primary School is in the village of Newton, near Mumbles and in Swansea local authority. There are 235 pupils between three and 11 years of age on the school register, including 28 part-time nursery pupils. Most pupils live near the school and very few pupils come from outside the catchment area. Around 2% of pupils receive free school meals. This is well below the average for primary schools in Wales. The school has identified approximately 3% of its pupils as having additional learning needs. This is significantly below the average for Wales. English is the day-to-day language of the school and pupils learn Welsh as a second language. Nearly all pupils come from homes where English is the main language. A very few pupils come from ethnic minority backgrounds and have English as an additional language, but no pupils receive support to learn English. The headteacher has been in post since June 2007. The school’s last inspection was in June 2008. The individual school budget per pupil for Newton Primary School in 2013-2014 means that the budget is £3,081 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Swansea is £15,824 and the minimum is £2,673. Newton Primary School is 71st out of the 80 primary schools in Swansea in terms of its school budget per pupil. 1 A report on Newton Primary School June 2014