St Illtyd Primary School

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Station Road
Llantwit Major
CF61 1ST
01446 796335
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Pupils
395
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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
(01/02/2019)
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St Illtyd Primary School is in Llantwit Major, in the Vale of Glamorgan. There are 395 pupils on roll in 14 single-age classes. This includes 41 part-time pupils in the school’s nursery class. The three year average for pupils eligible for free school meals is around 13%. This figure is below the Welsh average of 18%. Nearly all pupils come from homes where English is the first language. The school has identified approximately 17% of pupils with additional educational needs. This is below the Welsh national average of 21%. Estyn last inspected the school in September 2011. The headteacher took up post in September 2014. Further information is available from the Welsh Government My Local School website at the link below. http://mylocalschool.wales.gov.uk/Schools/SchoolSearch?lang=en 1 A report on St Illtyd Primary School February 2019 Summary Nearly all pupils at St Illtyd Primary School enjoy school and have positive attitudes to learning. They are tolerant and respectful of others, particularly those who face additional challenges to learn. Pupils with additional learning needs make good progress from their starting points and achieve well. However, in general, across the school pupils do not always make the progress they could, especially in reading, writing and mathematics. The school is a caring and inclusive community. It offers an exciting curriculum that engages pupils’ interests well. Provision to develop pupils’ information and communication technology (ICT) skills is effective and supports pupils to make good progress in this aspect of their work. However, provision to develop pupils’ literacy and numeracy skills does not ensure that enough pupils make the progress of which they are capable. School leaders promote teamwork and collaboration successfully. They ensure high levels of wellbeing amongst pupils and that pupils receive and engaging curriculum. However, leaders have not established effective arrangements to evaluate or improve important aspects of the school’s work. Inspection area Judgement Standards Adequate and needs improvement Wellbeing and attitudes to learning Good Teaching and learning experiences Adequate and needs improvement Care, support and guidance Good Leadership and management Adequate and needs improvement 2 A report on St Illtyd Primary School February 2019 Recommendations R1 Improve provision to develop pupils’ literacy and numeracy skills R2 Ensure that the quality of teaching is consistently good or better in all classes R3 Improve self-evaluation and improvement processes R4 Improve the effectiveness of staff in leadership roles What happens next The school will draw up an action plan to show how it is going to address the recommendations. Estyn will review the school’s progress.

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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.

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