Ysgol Gynradd Talysarn


Name Ysgol Gynradd Talysarn
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Talysarn, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL54 6HR
Phone Number 01286 880885
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 99 (57% boys 43% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 21
Local Authority Gwynedd
Percentage Free School Meals 24.7%

Ysgol Gynradd Talysarn is in the rural village of Talysarn in Gwynedd. It provides education for pupils between 3 and 11 years old. Welsh is the school’s everyday language and the main medium of teaching and learning. English is taught formally in key stage 2. Approximately 50% of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes, and a very few pupils are from ethnic minority backgrounds. Children are admitted to the school full-time during the term in which they turn four years old. During the inspection, there were 102 pupils on roll, including 15 in the nursery class. They are taught by three full-time and two part-time teachers. Approximately 25% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is above the national average. Twenty-five per cent (25%) of pupils are on the school’s additional learning needs register. This figure is slightly higher than the percentage for Wales. Very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The headteacher was appointed in September 2009. The school was last inspected in February 2010. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Gynradd Talysarn in 2016-2017 is £4,749. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Gwynedd is £10,404 and the minimum is £3,089. Ysgol Gynradd Talysarn is in 20th place of the 93 primary schools in Gwynedd in terms of the school budget per pupil.