Ysgol Gynradd Dyffryn Ardudwy

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Dyffryn Ardudwy
Gwynedd
LL44 2EP
01341 247294
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Pupils
79
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4 - 11
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Mixed
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Infants & Juniors
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/09/2014)
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Ysgol Gynradd Dyffryn Ardudwy is in the village of Dyffryn Ardudwy in Gwynedd. The school serves the villages of Dyffryn Ardudwy and Talybont. The school admits pupils to the school on a full-time basis following their fourth birthday. The number of pupils that begin at the school has risen a little over the last year. There are 62 pupils on roll at present and they are taught in three mixed-age classes. Ten per cent of pupils at the school are eligible for free school meals at present, which is lower than the average for Wales. Eighteen per cent of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes. Welsh is the medium of teaching and learning in the Foundation Phase. In key stage 2, pupils are taught through the medium of Welsh and English, with the aim of ensuring that they are bilingual by the time they transfer to the secondary school at the age of 11. About 22% of pupils are on the additional learning needs register and receive support within the school, including a very few who have a statement of special educational needs. The school was last inspected in December 2008. The headteacher has been in post since January 1997, but has also been a Strategic Headteacher at another nearby school since January 2014. There have been considerable changes in staffing during the last year. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Dyffryn Ardudwy in 2014-2015 is £4,443. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in Gwynedd is £10,616 and the minimum is £2,936. Ysgol Dyffryn Ardudwy is in 39th position of the 103 primary schools in Gwynedd in terms of the school budget per pupil.

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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.

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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