Glyncollen Primary School

Primary

School Guide Rating

INDICATOR
Heol Dolfain
Ynysforgan
Swansea
SA6 6QF
Pupils
228
Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/06/2016)
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PRI

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Green

NATIONAL AVG. 1
Support category
Green, yellow, amber or red
24.1:1
NATIONAL AVG. 22.0:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
95.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 94.6%
Attendance during the year
English medium
Language of the school
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8.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.4%
Free school meals

School Description

Glyncollen Primary School is in Morriston in Swansea. There are 245 pupils on the school roll, aged three to eleven years. There are eight single-age classes, including a nursery class. The school has five full-time and three part-time teachers. Around 10% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This is well below the average for primary schools in Wales (20%). The school has identified about 30% of pupils as having additional learning needs. This is higher than the national average (25%). A few pupils have statements of special educational needs. Nearly all pupils speak English as their first language at home. The school was last inspected in 2010. The headteacher has been in post since January 2011. The individual school budget per pupil for Glyncollen Primary School in 2015-2016 means that the budget is £3,188 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Swansea is £5,006 and the minimum is £2,556. Glyncollen Primary School is 47th out of the 79 primary schools in Swansea in terms of its school budget per pupil.

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