Cwmdâr Primary School – Background Information

Cwmdâr Primary School an English- medium community school and is located in Aberdare in the Rhondda Cynon Taf local authority.  At present, there are currently 270 pupils attending the school from the ages of 3 to 11years.  There are six single-age and two mixed-age classes plus a nursery unit for three and four-year old pupils. 

Over the last three years, the average number of pupils eligible for free school meals is around 15%. About 10% of our pupils have additional learning needs. Very few pupils are from an ethnic minority background or receive support in English as an additional language.  Very few pupils speak Welsh as a first language.

The last inspection was in June 2016 and there have been many changes recently.  The newly appointed Headteacher took up her post in January 2017. 

The school runs a Free Breakfast Club and an Out of Hours Club, details and fees are attached.

Parents who are considering sending their children to the school are welcome to visit the Headteacher by appointment.  Arrangements for an extended visit are also possible.