Ysgol Gynradd Parcyrhun


Name Ysgol Gynradd Parcyrhun
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 1
Address Heol Villiers, Rhydaman, Caeryrddin, SA18 3HB
Phone Number 01269 593398
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 216 (46% boys 54% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 18.9
Local Authority Carmarthenshire
Percentage Free School Meals 23%

Parcyrhun C.P School is situated on the outskirts of the town of Ammanford in Carmarthenshire. The school has a Welsh language stream and an English stream, and both languages are used in the school’s day-to-day life. The school has a special unit for pupils with hearing impairments. Just over 25% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. Forty two per cent (42%) of pupils have additional learning needs, including 12 pupils who are registered at the special unit. Six per cent (6%) of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes, and 8% of pupils are from ethnic minority backgrounds. There are currently 196 pupils on roll, including 21 part-time nursery children. They are divided into eight mixed-age classes. Ten full-time teachers are employed, including the headteacher and two part-time teachers. The school was last inspected in 2010. The headteacher has been in post since January 2009. The individual school budget per pupil for Parcyrhun C.P School in 2016-2017 is £4,280. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Carmarthenshire is £9,689 and the minimum is £3,083. The school is in 20th place of the 100 primary schools in Carmarthenshire in terms of the school budget per pupil.