Llandybie C.P. School

Name Llandybie C.P. School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Llandybie, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, SA18 3JB
Phone Number 01269 850243
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 238 (50% boys 50% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 23
Local Authority Carmarthenshire
Percentage Free School Meals 19.9%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

The school is situated in the rural village of Llandybie, approximately two miles north of the town of Ammanford in Carmarthenshire. There are currently 198 pupils on roll, a number that has remained fairly stable during the last few years. Most pupils live in the village with approximately 10% travelling from the surrounding areas. Twenty-four per cent of pupils come from homes where at least one parent speaks Welsh. Pupils are taught in nine classes. The school is streamed by language in key stage 2, with three Welsh-medium classes and two English-medium classes. Fourteen per cent of pupils are entitled to free school meals, which is lower than the local authority and Welsh averages. Sixteen per cent of pupils are on the additional learning needs register, including 2% who have a statement of special educational needs. The school was last inspected in December 2007. The current headteacher was appointed in September 2012. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Gynradd Llandybie in 2013-2014 is £3,644. The maximum school budget per pupil in primary schools in Carmarthenshire is £8,152 and the minimum is £2,941. Ysgol Gynradd Llandybie is in 58th place of the 106 primary schools in Carmarthenshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.