Ysgol Iolo Morganwg

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CF71 7ER
01446 772358
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Pupils
199
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Ages
3 - 11
Gender
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Mixed
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Type
Nursery, Infants & Juniors
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/05/2013)
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School Description

Ysgol Iolo Morganwg is a Welsh-language community state school on the outskirts of Cowbridge. It is part of the Vale of Glamorgan local authority, but pupils come from an area which extends from Bridgend in the west to the outskirts of Cardiff and Barry in the east. The school describes the area that the pupils come from as relatively prosperous, although a minority of pupils come from disadvantaged backgrounds. Three point one per cent (3.1%) of pupils are entitled to free school meals, which is significantly lower than the county and national percentages. The school provides education for pupils between three and 11 years old. There are 220 pupils on roll, including a part-time nursery class. Pupils are admitted to the school on a full-time basis at the beginning of the September following their fourth birthday. Five point five per cent (5.5%) of pupils have additional learning needs, which is lower than the national percentage. Seventy three per cent (73%) of pupils come from Welsh-speaking homes. The school was last inspected in April 2007. The current headteacher has been in post since November 2007. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Iolo Morganwg in 2012-2013 is £3,360. The maximum per pupil in primary schools in the Vale of Glamorgan is £10,677 and the minimum is £2,707. Ysgol Iolo Morganwg is in 26th place out of the 148 primary schools in the Vale of Glamorgan in terms of the school budget per pupil.

Ysgol Iolo Morganwg 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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