Gilwern C.P. School


Name Gilwern C.P. School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Cae Meldon, Gilwern, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 0AY
Phone Number 01873 830325
Type Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 206 (48% boys 52% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 23.1
Local Authority Monmouthshire
Percentage Free School Meals 7.7%

Gilwern Community Primary School caters for pupils aged four to eleven years. The school is near the town of Abergavenny in Monmouthshire. It serves the village of Gilwern and the surrounding area, including the communities of Clydach and Llanelli Hill. There are 181 pupils on roll, taught in seven classes. Around 13% of pupils are entitled to free school meals and approximately 12% of pupils have additional learning needs. These figures are below the national average. A very few pupils have statements of special educational needs. Nearly all pupils are white British. A very few pupils speak Welsh at home. The headteacher has taught at the school since 1993 and been in post as headteacher since 2000. The school was last inspected in 2008. The individual school budget per pupil for Gilwern C.P. School in 2013-2014 means that the budget is £3,498 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Monmouthshire is £5,444 and the minimum is £2,856. Gilwern C.P. School is 15th out of the 31 primary schools in Monmouthshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.