Llwydcoed Primary School


Name Llwydcoed Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 3
Address Corner House Street, Llwydcoed, Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taf, CF44 0YA
Phone Number 01685 871110
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 101 (50% boys 50% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 23
Local Authority Rhondda Cynon Taf
Percentage Free School Meals 12.6%

Llwydcoed Primary School is in the village of Llwydcoed near Aberdare in the Rhondda Cynon Taf local authority. The school currently has 96 pupils from the ages of three to 11. The number on roll has increased in the last year after a decline in 2012. During the last five years, well over a half of pupils of statutory school age have been boys. There are four mixed-age classes. Approximately 17% of pupils are eligible to receive free school meals, which is below the national average of 21%. Around 28% have additional learning needs, which is above the national average. No pupils have a statement of special educational needs. Very few pupils come from an ethnic minority background or are looked after by the local authority. All pupils use English as their first language. The school was last inspected in May 2008. The headteacher was appointed in April 2010 and the deputy headteacher in January 2014. The individual school budget per pupil for Llwydcoed Primary School in 2013-2014 means that the budget is £3,968. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Rhondda Cynon Taf is £7,033 and the minimum is £2,659. Llwydcoed Primary is 29th out of the 110 primary schools in Rhondda Cynon Taf in terms of its school budget per pupil. 1 A report on Llwydcoed Primary June 2014