Jenner Park Primary School


Name Jenner Park Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Hannah Street, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, CF63 1DG
Phone Number 01446 735587
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 246 (57% boys 43% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 18.3
Local Authority The Vale of Glamorgan
Percentage Free School Meals 40.3%
Catchment Area Information Available No, we only have catchment area data for schools in England

Jenner Park Primary School is in Barry, in the Vale of Glamorgan local authority. There are 257 pupils on roll, aged from 3 to 11 including 46 pupils in the nursery. There are six single-age classes and one mixed-age class. The school also has two learning resource base classes with 12 pupils in the foundation phase and 11 pupils in key stage 2. Most of these pupils come from a wide geographical area within the local authority. The rolling average for the past three years shows that about 43% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is well above the national average of 18%. Most pupils are of white British ethnicity. A very few pupils have English as an additional language. The school identifies around 32% of pupils as having additional learning needs. This is well above the national average of 21%, but includes pupils in the learning resource base classes. A very few pupils have a statement of educational needs or are in the care of the local authority. No pupils speak Welsh at home and very few pupils come from ethnic minority background. The headteacher took up his position in September 2010. The school’s last inspection was in March 2011.