Ysgol Corn Hir


Name Ysgol Corn Hir
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Llangefni, LL77 7JB
Phone Number 01248 722558
Type Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 224 (50% boys 50% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 20.9
Local Authority Isle of Anglesey
Percentage Free School Meals 7.3%

Ysgol Corn Hir is situated on a large site on the outskirts of the town of Llangefni on Anglesey. It provides bilingual education to 202 pupils aged between four and 11, and about 28% of them come from outside the catchment area. They are taught in seven classes, which contain children of the same age. Sixty-eight per cent of pupils come from homes where Welsh is spoken as the main language. Welsh is the main medium of teaching and learning across the school. An English-medium study programme is introduced to key stage 2 pupils. The area that the school serves is described as one that is neither prosperous nor economically disadvantaged. About 11% of pupils are entitled to free school meals; a percentage that is significantly lower than the local and national percentages. About 9% of pupils have additional learning needs, which is lower than the national average. Very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The school was last inspected in June 2007. The current headteacher was appointed in September 2007. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Corn Hir in 2012-2013 is £3,603. The maximum per pupil in primary schools on Anglesey is £10,188 and the minimum is £2,842. Ysgol Corn Hir is in 43rd place out of the 48 primary schools on Anglesey in terms of school budget per pupil. 1 A report on Ysgol Corn Hir May 2013