Ysgol Gynradd Llanfachraeth


Name Ysgol Gynradd Llanfachraeth
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Llanfachraeth, LL65 4UY
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 50 (50% boys 50% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 15.3
Local Authority Isle of Anglesey
Percentage Free School Meals 27.5%

Ysgol Gynradd Llanfachraeth is situated in the centre of the village of Llanfachraeth in the north-east of Anglesey. It serves the village itself and the surrounding rural area although about a quarter of pupils travel to school from the outside the school’s natural catchment area. The school is maintained by Anglesey education authority. The school provides education for pupils between the ages of three and 11 years old. Children are admitted to the school part-time in the September following their third birthday and full-time in the September following their fourth birthday. During the inspection, there were 49 pupils on roll including seven children who attend part-time. They are taught by two full-time teachers and one part-time teacher. Most teaching is in Welsh. The area is described as one that is neither prosperous nor economically disadvantaged and pupils£ attainment varies when they start at school. Most pupils come from homes where Welsh is spoken. There are no pupils from ethnic backgrounds at the school. Eighteen per cent of pupils are entitled to free school meals. This is lower than the county and Wales percentages. Eight per cent of pupils are on the school’s additional learning needs register, which is considerably lower than the national figure (21.2%) The headteacher in charge has been in post since September 2012. She has responsibility for a class for four days. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Llanfachraeth in 2012-2013 is £5,060. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Anglesey is £10,188 and the minimum is £2,842. Ysgol Llanfachraeth is in 13th place out of the 48 primary schools in Anglesey in terms of school budget per pupil.