Ysgol Deganwy


Name Ysgol Deganwy
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Park Drive, Deganwy, Conwy, LL31 9YB
Phone Number 01492 574600
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 313 (54% boys 46% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 21.3
Local Authority Conwy
Percentage Free School Meals 10.8%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Ysgol Deganwy is located in the town of Deganwy, and is maintained by Conwy local authority. Most pupils live in the town or its outlying area. The school’s catchment area is neither particularly advantaged nor disadvantaged. Currently, 298 pupils attend the school, including 35 who attend nursery on a part-time basis. Pupil numbers have increased slightly over the past few years. The school is organised into 11 classes, including a language unit. Four classes have mixed age groups. Very few pupils speak Welsh as their first language and 10 speak English as an additional language. Four per cent of pupils come from an ethnic-minority community. Thirteen per cent of pupils are entitled to free school meals. This figure is substantially lower than the local authority and all-Wales average. The school identifies around 13% of its pupils as having additional learning needs, which is lower than the local authority average. A very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The headteacher has been in post since September 2009. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Deganwy in 2012-2013 means that the budget is £3,665 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Conwy is £12,262 and the minimum is £3,081. Ysgol Deganwy is 45th out of the 60 primary schools in Conwy in terms of its school budget per pupil.