More than half of Bridgend’s schools are rated “highly-effective”

The Welsh Government published the latest set of school categories last week.

Schools in Wales are placed into four colour-coded categories which determines how much support a particular school needs to maintain or improve upon its current performance:

  • Green – A highly effective school requiring the minimum level of support at 4 days.
  • Yellow – An effective school which requires up to 10 days of support.
  • Amber – A school in need of improvement and requiring additional support of up to 15 days.
  • Red – A school which requires urgent improvement and more intensive support of up to 25 days; schools in this category are often at risk of being placed into (or are already in) special measures.

Green (32 Schools)

  • Primary: Abercedin, Afon-y-Felin, Brackla, Bryncethin, Bryntirion Infants, Cefn Cribwr, Cefn Glas Infants, Coychurch, Cwmfelin, Garth, Litchard, Llangewydd, Maes yr Haul, Mynydd Cynffig, Newton, Nottage, Oldcastle, Pencoed, Penybont, Penyfai CW, Porthcawl, Tremains, St Mary’s & St. Patrick’s RC, St Robert’s RC, St Mary’s RC, West Park, Ysgol Bro Ogwr, Ysgol Cynwyd Sant
  • Secondary: Archbishop McGrath RC, Bryntirion, Porthcawl, Ysgol Gyfun Llangynwyd

Yellow (17 Schools)

  • Primary: Archdeacon John Lewis CW, Bettws, Blaengarw, Caerau, Coety, Ffaldau, Llangynwyd, Nantyfyllon, Nantymoel, Pil, Tondu, Trelales, Ysgol Cwm Garw, Ysgol Y Ferch o’r Sger
  • Secondary: Brynteg, Coleg y Dderwen, Cynffig

Amber (7 Schools)

  • Primary: Brynmenyn, Corneli, Croesty, Ogmore Vale, Tynyrheol
  • Secondary: Maesteg, Pencoed

Red (1 School)

How have things changed compared to last year?

Schools which have moved up at least one category compared to 2018-19

  • Primary: Bryntirion Infants, Nantymoel, Nottage, Ogmore Vale, Tremains, Tynyrheol, Ysgol Bro Ogwr
  • Secondary: Bryntirion, Coleg y Dderwen

Schools which have moved down at least one category compared to 2018-19

  • Primary: Corneli, Croesty, Tondu
  • Secondary: Pencoed
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