Maes Y Morfa Community Primary School

Name Maes Y Morfa Community Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Requires improvement
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 3
Address Olive Street, Morfa, SA15 2AP
Phone Number 01554 772945
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 241 (50% boys 50% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 24.7
Local Authority Carmarthenshire
Percentage Free School Meals 31.4%

Maes y Morfa Community Primary School is situated on the western edge of the town of Llanelli in Carmarthenshire. There are 239 pupils on roll, aged from three to eleven, including 33 nursery pupils. There are eight single-age classes. English is the predominant language for nearly all pupils. A very few pupils come from ethnic minority backgrounds and learn English as an additional language. No pupils speak Welsh at home. Around 33% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is much higher than the Wales average of 19%. A very few pupils are looked after by the local authority. The school identifies around 44% of pupils are on the additional needs register, which is much higher than the Wales average of 21%. A very few pupils have a statement of special education needs. The headteacher, took up her post in September 2017. The school was last inspected in March 2010.