|Name||Ysgol Santes Tudful|
|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||HEOL PANTYFFIN, Twynyrodyn, MERTHYR TUDFUL, CF47 0HU|
|Phone Number||01685 728992|
|Type||Nursery, Infants & Juniors|
|Number of Pupils||479 (44.9% boys 55.1% girls)|
|Number of Pupils per Teacher||25|
|Local Authority||Merthyr Tydfil|
|Percentage Free School Meals||10.9%|
|Catchment Area Indicator Available||No|
|Last Distance Offered Available||No|
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (June 2016)
Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Santes Tudful is situated on the outskirts of the town of Merthyr Tydfil in Merthyr Tydfil local authority. There are 443 pupils on roll between 3 and 11 years old. There are 15 classes with children of the same age and one mixed-age class. The school has 66 pupils in the part-time nursery class. The school provides education through the medium of Welsh. Approximately 2% of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes. Very few pupils comes from ethnic minority backgrounds. Thirteen point four per cent (13.4%) of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is a figure that is lower than the average for Wales. Fifteen point eight per cent (15.8%) of pupils have additional learning needs (ALN). Very few pupils are in local authority care. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Santes Tudful in 2015-2016 is £3,347. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Merthyr Tydfil is £4,406 and the minimum is £3,347. Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Santes Tudful is in 22nd place of the 22 primary schools in Merthyr Tydfil in terms of the school budget per pupil. The headteacher has been in post since September 2015. The school was last inspected in March 2012.