Our school opened in September 2000, following the amalgamation of the village primary schools at Fincham and Shouldham. It is in a small village setting and has close links with the local community. We cater for around 180 children from rising 3 years to 11 years of age.
Cwmlai Primary School is situated in Tonyrefail (approx. 12 miles north of Cardiff) which is classed as a socially deprived area.
The current number on roll is 437. Pupils are taught in both single and mixed age classes. There are currently 16 teachers, including the Head teacher, with 15 classes including two nurseries. There are 18 support staff, a full-time chief administrator and 2 part-time administrative assistants.
Coedpenmaen Primary has approximately 280 pupils, with an extremely large range of learning needs. Whilst the school had an established system of language/literacy support in place, there appeared to be a ‘gap’ in provision for those pupils who could be classed as ‘borderline’ or at risk of not achieving in both Numeracy and Literacy.
Llanhari Primary School is a village school in Rhondda Cynon Taf. The school has an average of 33% free school meals and children come from a mixed background. Catch Up® was introduced to the school as a Local Authority-wide project in 2006. The coordinator of the project for the Local Authority at the time is now our Head teacher (Emma Coates), so Catch Up® continues to have a high priority in our school.
Our School is Coedpenmaen Primary School in Pontypridd. We are a small Primary School from nursery to year 6 pupils. We link with Trallwn Infant School, with their year 3 pupils coming over to join our school. We started Catch Up® Numeracy as a trial in 2013, as we currently successfully run Catch Up® Literacy within our school.
Callington Community College is a mixed Comprehensive secondary school for ages 11 - 19. We became an Academy Trust in April 2011. There are approximately 1450 on roll, with 5.5% on the SEN register and 9.6% of pupils eligible for free school meals.
Parc Primary School is situated in the Rhondda, which is one of the most deprived areas of South Wales. We were one of the first schools in our area to trial the Catch Up® intervention.
Feltham Community College is a large secondary school with specialist sports status. Half of the intake is from minority ethnic backgrounds and a third is on the SEN register. A high proportion of students are in receipt of free school meals.
Jenner Park Primary School is situated to the east of the town of Barry. The school provides education for pupils between 3 and 11 years of age. Pupils are taught through the medium of English, and Welsh is taught as a second language.
Brynteg C.P. School is situated on the edge of the rural village of Brynteg. A majority of the school’s catchment area is within a Communities First Ward; levels of unemployment remain high and the percentage of free school meals averages between 35% and 45%, putting the school in the highest banding. The school serves children between the ages of 3 and 11; there are currently 176 pupils on roll.
Drayton C of E Junior School is a school of approximately 320 pupils in the village of Drayton about 4 miles from the City of Norwich. Our pupils range from the age of seven to eleven and most come from Drayton or nearby Thorpe Marriott.
Wick & Marcross Church in Wales Primary school currently has 114 pupils on role.
The majority of pupils attending the school travel from the two towns to the west of the school (Llantwit Major and St Athan). A number of pupils are based at the Armed Forces Base and these pupils attend the school for varying periods of time.
Ton Pentre Junior School is a mixed county junior school for children between the ages of 7 and 11, administered by the Local Authority and situated in the village of Ton Pentre, Rhondda. The school is split into two phases – Lower Key Stage 2 (Years 3 and 4) and Upper Key Stage 2 (Years 5 and 6).
The School first introduced Catch Up® Numeracy in November 2011, to KS1 only. It proved to be a success, so another TA was trained. In autumn 2012, we took part in a research project looking at the effectiveness of Catch Up® Numeracy.
Mae Ysgol Clocaenog yn ysgol naturiol Gymraeg. Mae ganddi 45 o ddisgyblion gan gynnwys 9 o blant meithrin. Mae’r plant yn dod o’r ardal gyfagos gan gynnwys dau bentref arall. Mae yna ddau ddosbarth a dwy athrawes llawn amser gydag eraill yn dod i mewn i ddysgu celf, cerddoriaeth ayyb.
Ysgol Hendre Residential Comprehensive Special School is part of a federation of three schools identified for pupils who have moderate learning difficulties. The criterion of admission is an IQ generally lower than 75. There are 108 pupils at present, presenting difficulties such as ASD, ADHD, emotional and behavioural difficulties in addition to more comprehensive literacy and numeracy difficulties.
At Helmingham, we believe that all our pupils are valued and cared for. Learning and teaching is tailored to individual needs; a creative and stimulating curriculum helps to engage the children and we make excellent use of our school grounds and local environment. The school has been using Catch Up® Numeracy as part of our involvement with a research project to look at the effectiveness of Catch Up® Numeracy.
Newbridge School is a mixed sex, 11-16 school based in the South East valleys of Wales. The school currently educates approximately 930 pupils. Newbridge School strives to provide maximum opportunity for all pupils to achieve their potential.
Sefydlwyd yr ysgol fel ysgol gynradd ddwyieithog benodol ddyddiol yn 1975. Dewis y rhieni yw anfon eu plant i’r ysgol a cheir cymysgedd o Gymry Cymraeg a phlant o gartrefi di Gymraeg tref Prestatyn a’r ardaloedd cyfagos. Ar hyn o bryd mae 259 o blant ar gofrestr yr ysgol.
We are a happy and successful school, with clear expectations of high standards and good behaviour. Our aim is to ensure that all children are happy and enjoy school whilst progressing with their education. The school has been using Catch Up® Numeracy as part of our involvement with a research project to look at the effectiveness of Catch Up® Numeracy.
Mayals Primary is a mainstream primary school with 217 children on roll. We cater for children from different socio-economic backgrounds and children on the SEN register.
Trelewis Primary School is in the Merthyr Tydfil local authority area, South East Wales. There are 205 pupils aged three to eleven years on roll, nearly all from the local area. Approximately 18% of pupils have additional learning needs but none have a statement of special educational needs.
Oak Field Primary School is a happy, friendly school situated in the heart of the Gibbonsdown estate on the eastern outskirts of the town of Barry. It provides education for pupils between the ages of three and eleven. There are currently 109 pupils on roll including 30 in nursery provision. The school has five classes in mixed year groups.
Ysgol Melyd is situated in the village of Meliden near Prestatyn, North Wales coast. It provides education for pupils between three and eleven years of age. Currently, there are 147 pupils on roll including 11 who attend Nursery in the mornings.
Drayton Infant School currently has approximately 260 children on roll. There are 9 classes, 3 Reception, 3 Year 1 and 3 Year 2.
Ysgol Bro Famau is situated in a designated Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the Moel Famau mountain area. There are two school sites approximately 3.5 miles apart in the villages of Llanarmon-yn-Ial and Llanferres. The school caters for children aged three to eleven. There are 110 pupils on roll, which includes 16 children who attend nursery part-time.
Ysgol Mair is a Catholic primary school situated in the south of Rhyl, a large seaside town in North Wales. The school serves the parishes of Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele/Towyn so it has a large catchment area with children being brought to school on buses.
Laugharne is a small primary school that currently has 70 pupils with three teachers and classes. The school’s first language is English and a majority of the learners come from English speaking homes.
Jenner Park Primary School is situated to the east of the town of Barry. 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.
Our school is situated in the seaside town of Barry, in the Vale of Glamorgan. It was built in 1892, next door to the Parish church of St Helen's, which is in the town centre. We provide a Catholic education for pupils from the age of three to seven who live in Barry and the rural Vale.
Ysgol Caer Drewyn is situated in the Clawdd Poncen area of the small rural town of Corwen. The vast majority of pupils come from the immediate vicinity of the school and the surrounding area.
Ysgol Yr Eos, the school of the nightingale, is new and located on an elevated position overlooking the small town of Penygraig in the Rhondda Fawr. It is a school for boys and girls between the ages of three and eleven years old. The full range of ability is represented in the school’s intake with 98.7% of our pupils from English speaking backgrounds.
Miskin Primary School caters for pupils between three and eleven years, and is situated in the village of Miskin. There are currently 127 pupils on roll, of which 21 attend the nursery class full-time. With the exception of the nursery class, pupils are organised into four mixed ability and mixed age classes.
Ysgol Bodfari is a small, rural school in Denbighshire. Our aim is to foster an atmosphere of respect and co-operation between pupils, staff, parents, governors and the wider community. As an English medium school, we are committed to promoting the language and culture of Wales in which Welsh is taught as a second language. Our mission statement is ‘Learning from each other, succeeding together’.
The Caerphilly Catch Up® Team targets pupils who are identified through Authority screening as under attaining in literacy. The team is funded through a grant and currently employs 8.5 full time accredited Catch Up® Literacy equivalent deliverers. All schools within the Authority have been offered the accredited training, for which there has been a 97% take up through all phases.
The Team was formed in 2005, and initially only Yrs 2 & 3 were taught but, building on its success, this was expanded into Yrs 5-7 to include an underachievement of boys project.
Victoria Primary School is situated in the centre of Penarth. The school provides education for pupils between 3 and 11 years of age. Pupils are taught through the medium of English and Welsh is taught as a second language.