Abercerdin Primary School

Name Abercerdin Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Kenry Street, Evanstown, Gilfach Goch, Bridgend, CF39 8RS
Phone Number 01656 815535
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 207 (54% boys 46% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 25.2
Local Authority Bridgend
Percentage Free School Meals 20.2%

Abercerdin Primary School is a community school with 198 pupils on roll, including 32 who attend the nursery full-time. The school serves the villages of Evanstown and Gifach Coch, in the Bridgend local authority. The school caters for pupils between the ages of three and eleven. There are eight mainstream classes, of which six have a mixed age range. Around 27% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is above the average for Wales. Most pupils are of white British ethnicity, with a very few pupils from minority ethnic backgrounds. No pupils speak Welsh as a first language. The school identifies that about 23% of pupils have additional learning needs, which is slightly above the average for Wales. The last inspection of the school was in December 2008. The headteacher took up her post in September 2012. The individual school budget per pupil for Abercerdin Primary School in 2014-2015 means that the budget is £3,728 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Bridgend is £4,735 and the minimum is £2,926. Abercerdin Primary School is 11th out of the 49 primary schools in Bridgend in terms of its school budget per pupil.