Glyncollen Primary School


Name Glyncollen Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Heol Dolfain, SA6 6QF
Phone Number 01792 791727
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 224 (48% boys 52% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 26
Local Authority Swansea
Percentage Free School Meals 7.3%

Glyncollen Primary School is in Morriston in Swansea. There are 245 pupils on the school roll, aged three to eleven years. There are eight single-age classes, including a nursery class. The school has five full-time and three part-time teachers. Around 10% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is well below the average for primary schools in Wales (20%). The school has identified about 30% of pupils as having additional learning needs. This is higher than the national average (25%). A few pupils have statements of special educational needs. Nearly all pupils speak English as their first language at home. The school was last inspected in 2010. The headteacher has been in post since January 2011. The individual school budget per pupil for Glyncollen Primary School in 2015-2016 means that the budget is £3,188 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Swansea is £5,006 and the minimum is £2,556. Glyncollen Primary School is 47th out of the 79 primary schools in Swansea in terms of its school budget per pupil. 1 A report on Glyncollen Primary School June 2016