Ysgol Yr Hendy

Name Ysgol Yr Hendy
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date
Estyn Inspection Rating 2
Address Iscoed Road, Hendy, Pontardulais, Carmarthenshire, SA4 0XD
Phone Number 01792 882940
Type Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 182 (42% boys 58% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 21.1
Local Authority Carmarthenshire
Percentage Free School Meals 14.4%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Hendy Community Primary School is in the village of Hendy near Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. Currently, there are 164 pupils on roll, aged from three to eleven, including five nursery pupils who attend full-time. There are seven classes, all of which are mixed age. The school provides education through the medium of Welsh or English in two separate language streams. There are four classes in the Welsh stream and three in the English stream. Pupils in the English stream learn Welsh as a second language. About 15% of pupils are eligible for free school meals, which is below the national average of 19%. The school has identified around 16% of pupils as having additional learning needs. This is below the national average of around 21%. Very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. Most pupils are from a white British background. A minority of pupils speak Welsh at home and very few have English as an additional language. The headteacher took up her post in September 2014. The school’s previous inspection was in February 2012.