Tyn - y - Wern Primary

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About Tyn - y - Wern Primary

Name Tyn - y - Wern Primary
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 Navigator Street, Trethomas, CF83 8BR
Phone Number 02920 852528
Phase Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 225 (49.8% boys 50.2% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 18.8
Local Authority Caerphilly
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Tyn-y-Wern Primary School is in the Trethomas area of Caerphilly. There are currently 242 pupils on roll from the ages of three to eleven.

There are two single-year classes, five mixed-year classes and a part-time nursery. The school also houses two mixed-year special needs resource bases, one in each key stage, for pupils with social and emotional difficulties from across the local authority. Over the last three years, the average number of pupils eligible for free school meals is around 32%, which is above the national average of approximately 19%.

About 32% have additional learning needs, which above the national average of 25%. Very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs or are from an ethnic minority... background. No pupils speak Welsh as a first language or receive support in English as an additional language.

A very few pupils are in the care of the local authority. The last inspection was in October 2009. The headteacher took up his post in November 2011.

The individual school budget per pupil for Tyn-y-Wern Primary School in 2016-2017 means that the budget is £3,746 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Caerphilly is £4,854 and the minimum is £2,696. Tyn-y-Wern Primary School is ninth out of the 75 primary schools in Caerphilly in terms of its school budget per pupil.