Greenhill Primary


Name Greenhill Primary
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Penywrlod, Gelligaer, Hengoed, CF82 8EU
Phone Number 01443 875521
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 185 (50% boys 50% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 18
Local Authority Caerphilly
Percentage Free School Meals 48.8%

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.