Ysgol Frongoch


Name Ysgol Frongoch
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Rhyl Road, LL16 3DP
Phone Number 01745 812410
Type Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 198 (52% boys 48% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 20.9
Local Authority Denbighshire
Percentage Free School Meals 10.6%

Ysgol Frongoch is a community junior school in the town of Denbigh. The majority of pupils live in the immediate area of Lower Denbigh. A minority of pupils come from Upper Denbigh and nearby villages and. The school caters for pupils aged seven to eleven years and there are currently 207 pupils on roll. There are eight classes at the school. Four classes have pupils of mixed ages and four have pupils of the same age group. Around 13% of pupils are eligible for receive free school meals, which is below the local authority and national averages. Most pupils are of white British ethnicity with 8% from ethnic minority backgrounds, which is above the national average. Most pupils come from homes where English is the first language. Seven pupils receive support for English as an additional language. The school identifies that around 19% of pupils have additional learning needs, which is similar to the national average. In the past 12 months, a very few pupils have been excluded on a temporary basis. A very few pupils are £looked after£ by local authorities. The headteacher was appointed in September 2007. The school was last inspected in June 2010. The individual school budget for Ysgol Frongoch in 2014-2015 means that the budget is £2,902 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Denbighshire is £9,103 and the minimum is £2,902. Ysgol Frongoch is 47th out of the 47 primary schools in Denbighshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.