Ysgol Bro Gwydir


Name Ysgol Bro Gwydir
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Heol Watling, Llanrwst, Conwy, LL26 0EY
Phone Number 01492 640342
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 352 (46% boys 54% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 17.7
Local Authority Conwy
Percentage Free School Meals 9%

Ysgol Bro Gwydir is situated in the centre of the town of Llanrwst in Conwy. Most pupils come from the town and a few from the surrounding rural area or nearby villages. Welsh is the main medium of the school’s life and work. There are 351 pupils between 3 and 11 years old on roll, including 44 part-time nursery pupils. Pupils are divided between 12 mixed-age classes. The catchment area’s additional learning needs resource centre is located at the school, and 12 pupils attend the centre for five mornings a week. Around 10% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is lower than the national percentage of 19%. Around 33% of pupils speak Welsh at home. Very few pupils are from ethnic minority backgrounds. The school has identified 28% of its pupils as having additional learning needs, which is higher than the national percentage of 21%. Very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The headteacher and deputy were appointed to their posts in September 2012. The deputy headteacher was in charge of the school at the time of the inspection. The school was last inspected in November 2011.