Ysgol Cei Newydd


Name Ysgol Cei Newydd
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 3
Address Maes Yr Ysgol, Cei Newydd, Ceredigion, SA45 9TE
Phone Number 01545 560363
Type Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 96 (61% boys 39% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 20.8
Local Authority Ceredigion
Percentage Free School Meals 9%

Ysgol Gynradd Gymunedol Cei Newydd is a community primary school that is maintained by Ceredigion local authority. The school is situated in the centre of the village and it serves the village itself and the nearby rural area. The school is defined as an English-medium school but with significant use of Welsh. Children are admitted to the school at the beginning of the term following their fourth birthday. At present, there are 100 pupils between four and eleven years of age on roll and they are taught in four mixed-age classes. Pupil numbers have increased significantly during the last three years. About 11% of pupils are eligible for free school meals at the school at present. Ten per cent of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes. Eight pupils at the school have English as an additional language. There are about 23% on the additional learning needs register. The school was last inspected in December 2009. The headteacher has been in post since January 2014, but was not present at the time of the inspection. The executive headteacher is on secondment from a nearby school and had been in post from the beginning of the week of the inspection. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Gynradd Gymunedol Cei Newydd in 2014-2015 is £3,143. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Ceredigion is £8,697 and the minimum is £3,038. Ysgol Gynradd Gymunedol Cei Newydd is in 46th position of the 51 primary schools in Ceredigion in terms of school budget per pupil.