St Joseph’s R.C.


Name St Joseph’s R.C.
Welsh Government's Support Category Yellow
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 Ashvale, Tredegar, NP22 4AQ
Phone Number 01495 722899
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 107 (53.3% boys 46.7% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 17.6
Local Authority Blaenau Gwent
Percentage Free School Meals 34.6%
Highlights from Latest Inspection

St. Josephs Roman Catholic Primary School is in the Ashvale area of Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent. The school has 112 pupils on roll, including 5 part time nursery pupils.

There are five classes, three of which are mixed age. Around 35% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is well above the Wales average of 19%.

The school states that around 18% of pupils are on the additional learning needs register, which is just below the Wales average of 21%. There are a very few pupils with a statement of special educational needs. Nearly all pupils are white British.

Very few pupils speak Welsh at home but a few pupils speak English as an additional language. The headteacher took up his post in September 2017 followi...ng a three-year period as acting headteacher. The school's last inspection was in October 2012.