Danescourt Primary

Name Danescourt Primary
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Danescourt Way, Llandaff, Cardiff, CF5 2SN
Phone Number 02920 552422
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 448 (51% boys 49% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 25.1
Local Authority Cardiff
Percentage Free School Meals 11.3%

Danescourt Primary School is in Llandaff in Cardiff. There are about 410 pupils aged three to eleven on roll. This includes around 51 pupils in the two part-time nursery classes. The school has 13 full-time classes. Around 8% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is much lower than the average for Wales (19%). There are a very few pupils looked after by the local authority. The school has identified around 20% of pupils as having additional learning needs. Very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. Around 19% of pupils come from ethnic minority backgrounds and about16% speak English as an additional language. Very few pupils speak Welsh as their first language. There were four fixed-term exclusions over the past school year. The headteacher took up her post in September 2012. The school’s last inspection was in July 2010. The individual school budget per pupil for Danescourt Primary in 2016-2017 means that the budget is £3,441 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Cardiff is £7,995 and the minimum is £3,046. Danescourt Primary is 74th out of the 97 primary schools in Cardiff in terms of its school budget per pupil.