Ysgol Gynradd Santes Gwenfaen


Name Ysgol Gynradd Santes Gwenfaen
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Rhoscolyn, LL65 2DX
Phone Number 01407 860264
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 116 (46% boys 54% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 21.7
Local Authority Isle of Anglesey
Percentage Free School Meals 10.5%

Ysgol Santes Gwenfaen on Holy Island serves the villages of Rhoscolyn and Trearddur Bay, in addition to the surrounding area. Welsh is the main medium of the school’s life and work. There are 116 pupils between three and eleven years old on roll, including 15 nursery age pupils. They are divided into four mixed-age classes. The average proportion of pupils who have been eligible for free school meals over the last three years is 11%. This is lower than the national percentage of 19%. Around 38% of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes. Very few are from ethnic minority backgrounds. The school has identified 22% of its pupils as having additional learning needs, which is similar to the national percentage of 21%. Very few have a statement of special educational needs. The headteacher was appointed to the post in April 2017, and the school was last inspected in May 2011.