Ysgol Talgarreg


Name Ysgol Talgarreg
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Talgarreg, Llandysul, Ceredigion, SA44 4ER
Phone Number 01545 590683
Type Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 55 (58% boys 42% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 20.4
Local Authority Ceredigion
Percentage Free School Meals 9.1%

Ysgol Talgarreg is situated in the centre of the village of Talgarreg and is maintained by Ceredigion local authority. It serves the village and the nearby rural area. Education is provided for pupils aged between 4 and 11 years. The school is in partnership with three nearby schools that are part of an education reorganisation scheme in the Llandysul area. This partnership will end at the end of the summer term of 2016 when these schools close and reopen as an area school. At present, there are 50 pupils on roll and they are arranged into two classes, one for the Foundation Phase and the other for key stage 2. About 10% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, a figure that is much lower than the average for Wales. About 90% of pupils are from Welsh-speaking homes. There are no pupils from an ethnic minority background. The school has identified that about 34% of pupils have additional learning needs and this is higher than the average for Wales. The school was last inspected in October 2009. The headteacher has been in post since June 1996. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Talgarreg in 2015-2016 is £4,047. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Ceredigion is £7,464 and the minimum is £3,069. Ysgol Talgarreg is in 22nd place of the 47 primary schools in Ceredigion in terms of the school budget per pupil. 1 A report on Ysgol Talgarreg February 2016