Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Teyrnon


Name Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Teyrnon
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Maindee Primary School, Rodney Road, NP19 0AP
Phone Number 01633 850804
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 178 (44% boys 56% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 20.1
Local Authority Newport
Percentage Free School Meals 13.9%

Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Teyrnon is a new primary school which is situated in the north of Newport. The school was opened in September 2011 as a starter class, sharing a site with an English-medium primary school. In September 2013, the school moved to its current location, which shares a site with Ysgol Maes Ebbw. Since September this year, the school has admitted pupils up to Year 4 only. There are 117 pupils on roll, including 21 part-time pupils in the nursery class. Pupil numbers have increased considerably over recent years. They are divided into five classes. The school employs five full-time teachers, including the headteacher, one part-time teacher, five full-time teaching assistants and one part-time. English is the home language for almost all pupils and Welsh is spoken in very few homes. About 20% of them come from an ethnic minority background. Fifteen point seven per cent (15.7%) of pupils are eligible for free school meals, a figure that is lower than local and national averages. Seventeen point seven per cent (17.7%) of pupils have additional learning needs. The headteacher was appointed in December 2012, following a period of a year as an acting headteacher. This is the school’s first inspection. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Teyrnon is £4,356. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Newport is £4,827 and the minimum is £2,734. Ysgol Bro Teyrnon is in the 3rd position of the 44 primary schools in Newport in terms of the school budget per pupil.