Greenhill Primary School


Name Greenhill Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Penywrlod, Gelligaer, CF82 8EU
Phone Number 01443 875521
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 190 (52% boys 48% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 17
Local Authority Caerphilly
Percentage Free School Meals 45%
Catchment Area Information Available No, we only have catchment area data for schools in England

Greenhill Primary School is in the village of Gelligaer in Caerphilly local authority. There are currently 186 pupils on roll aged 3 to 11, including 31 who attend the nursery part-time. There are five mixed-age mainstream classes and two special educational needs resource base classes. The average proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals over the last three years is around 50%. This is significantly above the national average of 19%. The school identifies nearly 38% of pupils as having additional learning needs, including 21 pupils who have statements of special educational needs. This is well above the national average of 21%. Around a half of pupils with additional learning needs attend the school from outside its immediate catchment area. Nearly all pupils come from a white ethnic background and all speak English as a first language. No pupils come from Welsh speaking homes. The last inspection was in June 2013. The headteacher took up her post in September 2014.