Ven. Edward Morgan R.C. Primary School

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Ven. Edward Morgan R.C. Primary School


Name Ven. Edward Morgan R.C. Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Caernarfon Close, Shotton, Flintshire, CH5 1AR
Phone Number 01244 830408
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 259 (50% boys 50% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 21.3
Local Authority Flintshire
Percentage Free School Meals 15.1%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Venerable Edward Morgan Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School is in the small town of Shotton in Flintshire. The school draws pupils from the Catholic parishes of Connah’s Quay, Queensferry and Hawarden, although it admits children from non-Catholic families. There are 279 pupils aged 3 to 11 on roll including 23 who attend the nursery. There are 10 mixed-age classes. Most pupils are of white British ethnicity. Nineteen per cent of pupils are from a minority ethnic background and 12% speak English as an additional language. The school identifies 20% of pupils as having additional learning needs, which is below the national average of 25%. Very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. Around 14% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is lower than the average for Wales of 19%. A very few pupils are looked after by the local authority. The last inspection of the school was in April 2009. The headteacher took up the post in January 2012. The individual school budget per pupil for Venerable Edward Morgan RC Primary School in 2016-2017 means that the budget is £3,065 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Flintshire is £5,718 and the minimum is £2,944. Venerable Edward Morgan RC Primary School is 62nd out of the 66 primary schools in Flintshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.