Ysgol Iolo Morganwg


Name Ysgol Iolo Morganwg
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Broadway, CF71 7ER
Phone Number 01446 772358
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 200 (54% boys 46% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 17
Local Authority The Vale of Glamorgan
Percentage Free School Meals 1.8%

Ysgol Iolo Morganwg is a Welsh-language community state school on the outskirts of Cowbridge. It is part of the Vale of Glamorgan local authority, but pupils come from an area which extends from Bridgend in the west to the outskirts of Cardiff and Barry in the east. The school describes the area that the pupils come from as relatively prosperous, although a minority of pupils come from disadvantaged backgrounds. Three point one per cent (3.1%) of pupils are entitled to free school meals, which is significantly lower than the county and national percentages. The school provides education for pupils between three and 11 years old. There are 220 pupils on roll, including a part-time nursery class. Pupils are admitted to the school on a full-time basis at the beginning of the September following their fourth birthday. Five point five per cent (5.5%) of pupils have additional learning needs, which is lower than the national percentage. Seventy three per cent (73%) of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes. The school was last inspected in April 2007. The current headteacher has been in post since November 2007. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Iolo Morganwg in 2012-2013 is £3,360. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in the Vale of Glamorgan is £10,677 and the minimum is £2,707. Ysgol Iolo Morganwg is in 26th place out of the 148 primary schools in the Vale of Glamorgan in terms of the school budget per pupil. 1 A report on Ysgol Iolo Morganwg May 2013