Ysgol Waunfawr


Name Ysgol Waunfawr
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Waunfawr, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 4LJ
Phone Number 01286 650451
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 142 (50% boys 50% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 22.8
Local Authority Gwynedd
Percentage Free School Meals 17.1%

Ysgol Waunfawr is situated in the centre of the rural village of Waunfawr near Caernarfon in Gwynedd. It serves the village and the surrounding rural areas. The school provides education for pupils aged between 3 and 11 years. Pupils are admitted to the school on a part-time basis in the September following their third birthday, and full-time in the September following their fourth birthday. There are 121 full-time pupils on roll, as well as 25 part-time nursery-age pupils. They are arranged into five classes, four of them being mixed-age classes. Welsh is the main language of the home of approximately 73% of pupils. Nineteen per cent of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is similar to the national average. Twenty per cent of pupils have additional learning needs, which is a little lower than the national average. This percentage has decreased recently. Very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The headteacher was appointed to the post in September 2001 and the school was last inspected in April 2009. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Waunfawr in 2015-2016 is £3,533. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Gwynedd is £12,116 and the minimum is £2,981. Ysgol Waunfawr is in 81st place of the 98 primary schools in Gwynedd in terms of the school budget per pupil. 1 Report on Ysgol Waunfawr April 2016