Ysgol Feithrin Rhydaman/ Ammanford Nursery School


Name Ysgol Feithrin Rhydaman/ Ammanford Nursery School
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Stryd Fawr, Rhydaman, SA18 2NS
Phone Number 01269 592605
Type Nursery
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 95 (49% boys 51% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher Unknown
Local Authority Carmarthenshire

Ammanford Nursery School is situated in the centre of the town of Ammanford in Carmarthenshire. The school has two language streams. There are 91 children between three and four years old on roll, and they are admitted on a full-time basis in the term following their third birthday. They transfer to their parents£ chosen primary school by the term before their fifth birthday. There are currently 41 children in the Welsh-medium stream and 50 in the English-medium stream. Approximately 25% of children are eligible for free school meals, which is higher than the national figure of 19%. The school has identified 8% of its pupils as having additional learning needs, which is significantly lower than the national figure of 21%. There are no children with a statement of additional learning needs. Very few children come from Welsh-speaking homes. Very few children come from different ethnic backgrounds, to whom English is an additional language. The headteacher has operated as the acting headteacher since May 2016. She was appointed to the post permanently in September 2017. The school was last inspected in January 2013.