Ysgol Heulfan


Name Ysgol Heulfan
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 1
Address Sunny View, Gwersylit, Wrexham, LL11 4HS
Phone Number 01978 722040
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 378 (54% boys 46% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 16.5
Local Authority Wrexham
Percentage Free School Meals 29.5%
Catchment Area Information Available No, we only have catchment area data for schools in England

Ysgol Heulfan is in Gwersyllt, in Wrexham local authority. There are around 370 pupils on roll, aged between 3 and 11 years, including 43 nursery children who attend on a part-time basis. There are five single-age and seven mixed-age classes in the school. The school also has a resourced provision called Y Canol, comprising four classes for 34 pupils aged between 3 and 14 years with PMLD. There is an additional provision for early years pupils, most of whom have non-verbal ASD. Many of these pupils travel from outside the school’s traditional catchment area. The rolling average for the past three years means that about 31% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is well above the national average (19%). Most pupils are of white British ethnicity and speak English. Around 7% of pupils speak English as a second language and are developing competence in English. No pupils speak Welsh at home. The school identifies around 25% of pupils as having additional learning needs. This is higher than the national average (21%). The headteacher took up her post in January 2006. The school’s last inspection was in November 2009.