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 223 (47% boys 53% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 20.6
Local Authority Carmarthenshire
Percentage Free School Meals 22.2%
Catchment Area Information Available No, we only have catchment area data for schools in England

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.