Ysgol Santes Tudful

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
Phone Number 01685 728992
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
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.