Ysgol Bro Pedr


Name Ysgol Bro Pedr
Ofsted Inspection Rating Requires improvement
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Peterwell Terrace, Llambedr Pont Steffan, Ceredigion, SA48 7BX
Phone Number 01570 422214
Type Middle (ages 3-19)
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 1044 (54% boys 46% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 16.9
Local Authority Ceredigion
Percentage Free School Meals 13.5%

Ysgol Bro Pedr is situated in the town of Lampeter in Ceredigion local authority. The school is one of the first schools for 3-19 year olds in Wales. The school admits children to the primary department at three years old and admits pupils to the secondary department from other partner primary schools in the local authority and beyond. There are 1,049 pupils on roll, with 345 in the primary department and 704 in the secondary department. Ysgol Bro Pedr is a combination of two previous schools, namely Ysgol Gynradd Ffynnonbedr and Ysgol Gyfun Llanbedr Pont Steffan. The schools were last inspected in 2006 (secondary) and 2008 (primary), when both schools had a total population of 1,053. £Canolfan y Bont£, which is a county resource for secondary-age pupils with profound needs, is situated on the school’s grounds. A £Skills Unit£ has been established which provides for pupils with reasonably profound educational needs and vulnerable pupils with behavioural needs. Fourteen point four per cent (14.4%) of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is below the national average of 17.1% for secondary schools and 20.1% for primary schools. This percentage separates into 11.6% in the secondary department, and 20.3% in the primary department. The school provides for the full range of ability. Four point six per cent (4.6%) of pupils have a statement of special educational needs. Eleven point one per cent (11.1%) of pupils speak English as an additional language, which is higher than the national average of 6%. Sixty-three per cent (63%) of pupils come from non-Welsh speaking homes. The school is currently a pioneer school and is working with the Welsh Government and other schools to proceed with developments relating to the curriculum and/or professional learning. The leadership team includes the headteacher, two deputy headteachers, two assistant headteachers, a school manager, three heads of phase, and the head of the sixth form. The headteacher was appointed in January 2016, and one deputy headteacher and two assistant headteachers have been appointed in the last three years. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Bro Pedr in 2016-17 is £4,887.