Ysgol Gynradd Llanrug


Name Ysgol Gynradd Llanrug
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 4AL
Phone Number 01286 674905
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 255 (49% boys 51% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 21.1
Local Authority Gwynedd
Percentage Free School Meals 7.9%

Ysgol Gynradd Llanrug is a naturally Welsh school. It is situated in the village of Llanrug, about five miles from the town of Caernarfon in Gwynedd. It serves the village and the surrounding rural area. At present, there are 278 pupils on roll, including 46 nursery age children. Numbers have risen since the last inspection, which was conducted in Autumn 2009. The local authority provided a new building for two additional Year 5 and 6 classes in April 2013. The headteacher has been in post since January 1991. There are ten classes in the school, seven of which are mixed-age. The school admits pupils on a part-time basis in the September following their third birthday and full-time in the September after their fourth birthday. About 90% of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes. There are no pupils from ethnic minority or mixed backgrounds. Welsh is used as the medium of teaching in the Foundation Phase. In key stage 2, pupils are taught through the medium of Welsh and English. About 9% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is lower than the county and national percentage. Twenty per cent of pupils are on the school’s additional learning needs register, which is close to the national figure. Very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Gynradd Llanrug in 2014-2015 is £3,220. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Gwynedd is £10,744 and the minimum is £3,220. Ysgol Gynradd Llanrug is in 95th position of the 95 primary schools in Gwynedd in terms of the school budget per pupil.