Ysgol Cefn Coch


Name Ysgol Cefn Coch
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 1
Address Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd, LL48 6AE
Phone Number 01766 770291
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 185 (47% boys 53% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 19.6
Local Authority Gwynedd
Percentage Free School Meals 11.4%

Ysgol Gynradd Cefn Coch is situated in the village of Penrhyndeudraeth in Gwynedd. Welsh is the main medium of the school’s life and work. There are 179 pupils between 3 and 11 years old on roll, including 20 part-time nursery age pupils. They are divided into eight single-age classes. Over the last three years, around 13% of pupils have been eligible for free school meals. This is lower than the national percentage (19%). Around 80% of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes. Very few pupils are from ethnic minority backgrounds. The school has identified 15% of its pupils as having additional learning needs, which is lower than the national percentage of 21%. Very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The headteacher was appointed to the post in September 2010. Since September 2016, he has also acted as the headteacher of another nearby school. The school was last inspected in February 2012.