Oaklands Primary School


Name Oaklands Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Maes Y Deri, The Oaklands, Aberaman, Aberdare, CF44 6AJ
Phone Number 01685 882577
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 228 (51% boys 49% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 22.4
Local Authority Rhondda Cynon Taf
Percentage Free School Meals 20.1%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Oaklands Primary School is in Aberaman in Rhondda Cynon Taf. There are 222 pupils on roll aged three to eleven years, including 28 who attend full-time in the nursery. The school hosts a local authority funded learning support class for pupils between three and seven years of age with communication difficulties. Around 22% of pupils are eligible to free school meals, which is slightly above the average for Wales at 19%. Most pupils are of white British origin and no pupil speaks Welsh as their first language. A very few pupils have English as an additional language. The school identifies about 17% of pupils as having additional learning needs. This is slightly below the average for Wales at 21%. A very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs or are looked after by the local authority. The headteacher took up post in September 2009. The school’s last inspection was in January 2013.