Ysgol Gynradd Bynea

Name Ysgol Gynradd Bynea
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 1
Address Saron Road, Bynea, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, SA14 9LT
Phone Number 01554 750329
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 177 (53% boys 47% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 21.6
Local Authority Carmarthenshire
Percentage Free School Meals 17.4%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Ysgol Gynradd Bynea is in the village of Bynea near Llanelli. The school has grown rapidly over the last four years and there are currently 153 pupils on roll aged three to eleven. There are six classes, all of which are mixed-age. The school site includes a gypsy traveller service and a Welsh Government funded Flying Start facility. About 32% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is above the national average. The school identifies 44% of pupils as having additional learning needs. This is well above the national average. There are very few pupils with a statement of special educational needs. Very few pupils come from an ethnic minority background, speak English as an additional language or speak Welsh at home. The headteacher took up her post in April 2009. The school’s last inspection was in May 2010. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Gynradd Bynea in 2016-2017 means that the budget is £3,612 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Carmarthenshire is £9,689 and the minimum is £3,083. Ysgol Gynradd Bynea is 50th out of the 100 primary schools in Carmarthenshire in terms of its school budget per pupil.