Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern

Name Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern
Welsh Government's Support Category Red
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 Bodedern, Bro Alaw, LL65 3SU
Phone Number 01407 741000
Type Secondary (ages 11-19)
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 703 (50.8% boys 49.2% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 16.8
Local Authority Isle of Anglesey
Percentage Free School Meals 16.7%
Catchment Area Indicator Available No
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (October 2014)

Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern is a naturally bilingual school for pupils aged between 11 and 18 years, and it is maintained by Anglesey local authority. There are 618 pupils on roll, and 102 in the sixth form. The school is located in the village of Bodedern in the west of Anglesey and it serves a very wide catchment area. Nineteen point four per cent (19.4%) of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is higher than the national average of 17.5%. Nineteen per cent of pupils live in the 20% most underprivileged areas in Wales. The school admits pupils from across the ability range. Twenty-one per cent of pupils are on the school’s additional learning needs register. This is a similar figure to the national percentage. Three point five per cent (3.5%) of pupils have a statement of special educational needs. This figure is higher than the national average. The local authority looks after seven pupils. Sixty-seven per cent of pupils come from homes where Welsh is the main language but the majority of pupils speak Welsh as a first language or to an equivalent standard. No pupils receive support to learn English as an additional language. The headteacher was appointed to the post in April 2007. The senior management also consists of a deputy headteacher and two assistant headteachers. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern in 2014-2015 is £5,421. The maximum per pupil in secondary schools in Anglesey is £5,421 and the minimum is £4,338. Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern is in first place of the five secondary schools in Anglesey in terms of the school budget per pupil. 1 Report on Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern October 2014