Ysgol Gronant


Name Ysgol Gronant
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 3
Address Nant Y Gro, Gronant, Nr. Prestatyn, LL19 9YP
Phone Number 01745 856119
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 59 (33% boys 67% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 13.8
Local Authority Flintshire
Percentage Free School Meals 37.5%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Ysgol Gronant is in the village of Gronant, near the town of Prestatyn. There are 61 pupils aged three to 11 years at the school, including six children in the nursery. Pupil numbers have decreased significantly since the last inspection. There are three mixed-age classes in the morning and two in the afternoon. Currently, 36% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is significantly above average for primary schools in the local authority and in Wales. The school has identified 27% of pupils as having additional learning needs. This is above the average for primary schools in Wales. Almost all pupils come from English-speaking homes. Very few are from a minority ethnic background or have English as an additional language. The last inspection was in May 2008. The headteacher has been in post since January 2014. She is also headteacher at a nearby school. The individual school budget for Ysgol Gronant in 2013-2014 means that the budget is £4,920 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Flintshire is £15,097 and the minimum is £2,912. Ysgol Gronant is third out of 72 primary schools in Flintshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.