Presteigne C.P. School

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About Presteigne C.P. School

Name Presteigne C.P. School
Welsh Government's Support Category Green
In December 2020, the Welsh Government suspended the Support Category school categorisation, to reduce burdens on schools during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Estyn Inspection Rating (Standards and Progress) Good
Address Slough Road, Presteigne, LD8 2NH
Phone Number 01544 267422
Phase Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 160 (51.9% boys 48.1% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 19.7
Local Authority Powys
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Presteigne Primary School is located in the small country town of Presteigne, on the Welsh-English border in the Powys local authority. Pupils attending the school come from the town and the surrounding rural areas. There are 168 pupils, aged three to eleven years old, on the school roll.

There are seven classes with those in the Foundation Phase being of mixed age. Pupil numbers have remained steady over recent years. Around 10% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is below the national average.

The school identifies that around 16% of pupils have additional learning needs, which is also below the national average. Nearly all pupils are of a white British ethnicity and come from homes where English is the m...ain language. No pupils speak Welsh at home.

The current headteacher took up the post in October 2016. The school's last inspection was in April 2011. The individual school budget per pupil for Presteigne C.

P. School in 2016-2017 means that the budget is £3,117 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Powys is £5,561 and the minimum is £2,960.

Presteigne C.P. School is 80th out of the 83 primary schools in Powys in terms of its school budget per pupil.