Glyncoed Primary School


Name Glyncoed Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Badminton Grove, Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent, NP23 5UL
Phone Number 01495 302402
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 349 (49% boys 51% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 22.8
Local Authority Blaenau Gwent
Percentage Free School Meals 13.3%

Glyncoed Primary School is a community primary school in the Glyncoed area of Ebbw Vale, in Blaenau Gwent. There are 338 pupils on roll aged 3 to 11, including 41 part-time pupils in the nursery class. There are 10 single-age classes and three mixed-aged classes, taught by 13 full-time teachers and one part-time teacher. The average proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals over the last three years is around 15%, which is below the national average of 19%. The school identifies about 16% of pupils as having additional learning needs, but very few have a statement of special educational needs. Most pupils are of white British ethnicity and very few speak Welsh at home. The school’s last inspection was in June 2011. The headteacher took up her post in January 2013.