Malpas Park Primary School


Name Malpas Park Primary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Wavell Drive, NP20 6LE
Phone Number 01633 675900
Type Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 234 (57% boys 43% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 21.1
Local Authority Newport
Percentage Free School Meals 10.4%
Catchment Area Information Available No, we only have catchment area data for schools in England

Malpas Park Primary School is on the northern edge of the city of Newport. There are currently 233 pupils on roll, including 32 who attend the nursery on a part-time basis. Around 80% of pupils come from outside the school’s immediate catchment area. The school has eight classes. On average over the past three years, around 9% of pupils have been eligible for free school meals. This is well below the average for Wales (19%). Nearly all pupils are from a white ethnic background. A very few pupils have English as an additional language. No pupils speak Welsh as a first language. The school identifies that about 22% of pupils have additional learning needs, which is close to the national average. A very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The headteacher was appointed in 2011. The school was last inspected in May 2014. The school is currently a pioneer school and is working with the Welsh Government and other schools to take forward developments relating to the curriculum and to professional learning.