Jenner Park Primary School

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Hannah Street
Barry
Vale of Glamorgan
CF63 1DG
01446 735587
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Pupils
246
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Ages
3 - 11
Gender
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Mixed
Building
Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/06/2019)
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Jenner Park Primary School is situated to the east of the town of Barry. It mainly serves the area of Court. The school provides education for pupils between three and 11 years of age. Pupils are taught through the medium of English, and Welsh is taught as a second language. No pupil speaks Welsh at home. Most pupils come from White British ethnic backgrounds. Three pupils receive support for English as an additional language. There are currently 210 full-time pupils on roll. In addition, 40 children attend the nursery on a part time basis, 20 in the morning and 20 in the afternoon. Pupils entering the nursery and reception classes come from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds and enter school with very varied levels of skills. The school serves a catchment area that is economically disadvantaged and is a designated Communities First Area. Currently, 43% of pupils are entitled to free school meals, which is higher than both local and national averages. The school has two special provision classes, one in key stage 1 and one in key stage 2, for pupils with statements of special educational need (SEN). Many pupils in these classes are bussed to school and come from areas across Barry and Dinas Powys. Forty-nine per cent of pupils in the school are on the SEN register and 22 pupils have statements of SEN. These figures are much higher than local authority and national averages. The current headteacher has been in post since September 2010. The 2010-2011 individual school budget per pupil for Jenner Park Primary is £4,128, which compares with a maximum of £4,491 and a minimum of £2,756 for primary schools in the Vale of Glamorgan. The school has the seventh highest budget per pupil out of the 46 primary schools in the Vale of Glamorgan.

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  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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