Hafod Primary School


Name Hafod Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Wayne Street, Trehafod, Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff, CF37 2NL
Phone Number 01443 682234
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 127 (60% boys 40% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 19.9
Local Authority Rhondda Cynon Taf
Percentage Free School Meals 22%

Hafod Primary School is in the village of Trehafod on the outskirts of Pontypridd in the Rhondda Cynon Taff local authority. There are 117 full-time pupils between the ages of three and eleven on roll. This includes six pupils who attend the nursery class part-time. There are four classes, all of which are mixed age. The school has a communication disorder resource base for pupils with additional communication needs. Eight pupils, from across the authority, attend this class. Around 26% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This figure has remained largely similar over the last four years. However, it has been consistently higher than the average for Wales. The school identifies that 30% of pupils have additional learning needs, which is higher than the Welsh average. Very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. Nearly all pupils are of white British ethnicity and come from homes where English is the main language. The headteacher took up the post in November 2015 and the school was last inspected in March 2013. The individual school budget per pupil for Hafod Primary School in 2015-2016 means that the budget is £4,234 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Rhondda Cynon Taf is £6,164 and the minimum is £2,537. Hafod Primary School is 12th out of the 105 primary schools in Rhondda Cynon Taf in terms of its school budget per pupil. 1 A report on Hafod Primary School March 2016