Albert Primary School

Name Albert Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 1
Address Albert Road, Penarth, CF64 1BX
Phone Number 02920 707682
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 445 (48% boys 52% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 23.1
Local Authority The Vale of Glamorgan
Percentage Free School Meals 6.8%

Albert Primary School is in Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan local authority. There are about 406 pupils aged three to eleven on roll. This includes around 60 pupils in the two part-time nursery classes. The school has 14 full-time classes. Around 9% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is much lower than the average for Wales (20%). There are a very few children looked after by the local authority. The school has identified around 26% of pupils as having additional learning needs. Currently, no pupils have a statement of special educational needs. Around 24% of pupils come from ethnic minority backgrounds and about 15% speak English as an additional language. Very few pupils speak Welsh as their first language. There were seven fixed-term exclusions over the past school year. The headteacher took up his post in September 2004. The school’s last inspection was in February 2009. The individual school budget per pupil for Albert Primary School in 2015-2016 means that the budget is £3,010 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in the Vale of Glamorgan is £5,170 and the minimum is £2,735. Albert Primary School is 40th out of the 46 primary schools in the Vale of Glamorgan in terms of its school budget per pupil.