Ysgol Uwchradd Caergybi

Secondary

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Pupils
812
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Ages
11 - 18
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Mixed
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Type
Secondary (ages 11-19)
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn grade
(01/05/2017)
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47.4%
NATIONAL AVG. 56.6%
% Pupils achieving 5+ GSCEs A*-C inc. English/Welsh and Maths
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Ysgol Uwchradd Caergybi is an English-medium 11-18 mixed comprehensive community school maintained by Anglesey local authority. There are currently 790 pupils on roll of which 96 are in the sixth form. This compares with 794 at the time of the last inspection in February 2012 when there were 99 students in the sixth form. The school is located in the harbour town of Holyhead and receives pupils from the town and surrounding villages. Around 58% of pupils live in the 20% most deprived areas of Wales. Around 23.2% are eligible for free school meals, which is above the national average of 17.1% for secondary schools in Wales. Around 24.6% of pupils have a special educational need. This is close to the national average of 25.1%. Just over 2% of pupils have a statement of special educational needs, which is below the national average of 2.4%. Most pupils come from a white British background and very few pupils speak Welsh at home. The headteacher has been in post since September 2014. The senior leadership team is made up of the headteacher and four assistant headteachers. The individual school budget per pupil for Ysgol Uwchradd Caergybi in 2016-2017 is £4,129 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in secondary schools in Anglesey is £4,870 and the minimum is £3,868. Ysgol Uwchradd Caergybi is third out of the five secondary schools in Anglesey in terms of its 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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  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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