Ysgol Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd


Name Ysgol Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, LL15 2RU
Phone Number 01824 703169
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 108 (53% boys 47% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 17.3
Local Authority Denbighshire
Percentage Free School Meals 3.4%

Ysgol Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd is a bilingual school that is situated about two miles from the town of Ruthin. It serves the villages of Llanfair and Pwllglas and the nearby area and is maintained by Denbighshire local authority. Seventy three per cent of the school’s current pupils choose to be taught through the medium of Welsh. There are 102 pupils on roll, including 13 nursery-age pupils. The school admits pupils on a part-time basis in the September following third birthday and on a full-time basis in the following September. The school is arranged into six classes, two of which include mixed-age pupils. Forty-nine per cent of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes. About 5% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is lower than the county and national average. Very few pupils come from an ethnic minority background. About 17% of pupils have additional learning needs, which is a little lower than the national average. There are no pupils with special educational needs. The headteacher has been in post since September 2005. The school was last inspected in June 2010. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd in 2015-2016 is £4,000. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Denbighshire is £8,860 and the minimum is £2,933. Ysgol Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd is in 25th position of the 46 primary schools in Denbighshire in terms of the school budget per pupil.