Hafod Primary School

Primary

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2017
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Odo Street
Hafod
Swansea
SA1 2LT
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Pupils
239
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Ages
3 - 11
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.23
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(01/09/2014)
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Hafod Primary School serves a former industrial area close to Swansea city centre. The school is located in a designated Communities First area, and most pupils live within the 30% most deprived areas of Wales. There are 242 pupils on roll, aged between three and eleven years. They are organised into seven classes. The school provides nursery facilities for 39 three and four-year-olds who attend school on a part-time basis initially. In addition, the school manages the Flying Start provision on the site. Around 38% of pupils are eligible for free school meals. This figure is much higher than the national average (22%). Around half of the pupils are White British. Just under half of the pupils speak English as an additional language. A majority of these pupils are of Asian heritage, predominantly Bangladeshi. There are 15 different languages spoken by pupils, the most common of which is Sylheti. A very few pupils speak some Welsh at home. About 30% of pupils have additional learning needs, which is higher than the Wales average (21%). A few pupils (6%) have statements of special educational needs. The school was last inspected in 2008. The current headteacher has been in post since 2006. The individual school budget per pupil for Hafod Primary School in 2013-2014 means that the budget is £3,590 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Swansea is £15,824 and the minimum is £2,673. Hafod Primary School is 31st out of the 80 primary schools in Swansea in terms of its school budget per pupil.

Hafod Primary School Catchment Area Map

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This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official pupil data taken from the Pupil Level Annual School Census collected by the Welsh Government. The data tells us where pupils lived at the time of the last Pupil Census (released annually in July).

Our heat maps use groups of postcodes, not individual postcodes, and have naturally soft edges. All pupils are included in the mapping (i.e. children with siblings already at the school, high priority pupils and selective and/or religious admissions) but we may have removed statistical ‘outliers’ with more remote postcodes that do not reflect majority admissions.

For some schools, the heat map may be a useful indicator of the catchment area but our heat maps are not the same as catchment area maps. Catchment area maps, published by the school or local authority, are based on geographical admissions criteria and show actual cut-off distances and pre-defined catchment areas for a single admission year.

This information is provided as a guide only. The areas from which pupils are admitted to a school can change from year to year to reflect the number of siblings and pupils admitted under high priority admissions criteria.

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  1. Look at our heat maps. They give a useful indicator of the general areas that admit pupils to the school. This visualisation is based on all attending pupils present at the time of the last School Census.
  2. Use the link to the Local Authority Contact (above) to find catchment area information based on a single admission year. This is very important if you are considering applying to a school.
  3. On each school page, use the link to visit the school website and find information on individual school admissions criteria. Geographical criteria are only applied after pupils have been admitted on higher priority criteria such as Looked After Children, SEN, siblings, etc.

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