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2018 Top and Bottom Schools in Swansea

The Results for the National School Categorisation System are out……How did you child’s school get rated? Are they in the Top or Bottom Schools in Swansea, well here we explain the rating system and give you the info about how your kids school ranked?

A reminder that the information that is used to places your child’s school into one of four colour-coded support categories to demonstrate the level of support they need – green, yellow, amber and red is – The school’s exam results, their teacher assessment, the pupil’s attendance levels, wellbeing and the quality of teaching and learning and the schools itself assesses how they think they could improve.


Each Colour Band explained further


Means the school is highly effective, well run with strong leadership. Has clear priorities for improvement, can display a track record in raising standards and has the capacity to support other schools. Schools in this band receives 4 days support from the Welsh Government.


Means effective, they are already doing well and aware of the areas they need to improve in. If these schools identify the right support and take action, they have the potential to do even better. Schools in this band receive up to 10 days support from the Welsh Government


Means in need of improvement and needs help in identifying the steps requires to improve. Changes in these schools with the aid of the regional improvement service and the local authority and they will receive the full package of support available. Schools in this band receives up to 15 days support from the Welsh Government.


Means in need of greatest improvement and they will receive immediate and intensive support from the Regional improvement service and local authority. Their progress will be closely monitored to ensure that improvements happen quickly. Schools in this this band receives p to 25 days support a year from the Welsh Government


Results for Swansea in 2018

In Swansea, there are 14 Secondary schools

9 are in the Green category
5 are in the Yellow category

In Swansea, there are 95 Primary Schools

48 are in Green category
28 are in Yellow category
3 are in Amber category
1 is in the Red category


Secondary schools

The Top Green Secondary Schools in Swansea

  • Bishop Gore School
  • Bishop Vaughan School
  • Bishopston Comprehensive
  • Cefn Hengoed
  • Gowerton Comprehensive School
  • Olchfa School
  • Pontarddulais Comprehensive School
  • Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr
  • Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bryn Tawe


The Secondary Schools in Yellow band in Swansea

  • Birchgrove
  • Dylan Thomas Community School
  • Morriston Comprehensive
  • Pentrehafod School
  • Penyrheol Comprehensive School


The Secondary Schools in Amber band in Swansea

  • We have No Amber coded secondary schools in Swansea


The Bottom Red Secondary Schools in Swansea

  • We have No Red coded secondary schools in Swansea


Primary Schools

The Top Green Primary Schools in Swansea

  • Birchgrove Primary
  • Brynmill School
  • Cadle Primary School
  • Christchurch Church In Wales
  • Cila Primary School
  • Clase Primary School
  • Craigfelen Primary School
  • Crwys Primary School
  • Cwmrhydyceirw Primary School
  • Dunvant Primary School
  • Gendros Primary School
  • Glais Primary School
  • Glyncollen Primary School
  • Gors Community School
  • Gowerton Primary School
  • Grange Primary School
  • Hafod Primary School
  • Llangyfelach Primary School
  • Llanrhidian Primary
  • Mayals Primary
  • Newton Primary School
  • Parkland Primary School
  • Pengelli Primary
  • Penllergaer Primary School
  • Pennard Primary
  • Pentre’r Graig Primary School
  • Pentrechwyth Primary School
  • Pen-Y-Fro
  • Penyrheol Primary School
  • Plasmarl Primary School
  • Pontarddulais Primary School
  • Pontlliw Primary
  • Pontybrenin Primary School
  • Portmead Primary School
  • Sea View Primary School
  • St Helen’s Primary School
  • St Josephs Cathedral Primary School
  • St Thomas Community Primary School
  • Talycopa Primary School
  • Terrace Road Primary School
  • Waunarlwydd Primary School
  • Whitestone Primary
  • Y.G.G. Brynymor
  • Y.G.G. Pontybrenin
  • Y.G.G. Tirdeunaw
  • Ynystawe Primary School
  • Ysgol Gymraeg Lon Las


The Primary Schools in Yellow band in Swansea

  • Bishopston Primary School
  • Blaenymaes Primary School
  • Brynhyfryd Primary School
  • Burlais Primary School
  • Casllwchwr Primary School
  • Clwyd Primary School
  • Clydach Primary School
  • Cwmglas Primary School
  • Danygraig Primary School
  • Gorseinon Primary School
  • Gwyrosydd Primary School
  • Hendrefoilan Primary
  • Knelston Primary
  • Morriston Primary School
  • Oystermouth Primary School
  • Sketty Primary School
  • St Illtyds Primary
  • St Joseph’s R.C. Primary
  • Townhill Primary School
  • Trallwn Primary School
  • Tre Uchaf Primary School
  • Waun Wen School
  • Y.G.G. Bryniago
  • Y.G.G. Gellionnen
  • Y.G.G. Llwynderw
  • Ysgol Gymraeg Tan-y-lan
  • Ysgol Gymraeg y Cwm
  • Ysgol Gymraeg Y Login Fach


The Primary Schools in Amber Band in Swansea

  • Craigcefnparc Primary
  • St. David’s Rc Primary School
  • Ysgol Gynradd Felindre


The Bottom Red Primary Schools in Swansea

We have one Primary in the Bottom Red category in Swansea and it is

  • Penclawdd Primary School

If your child’s school is not on this list but you wish to find out how they are coded, you can read the full list here


The Results for 2018 in the rest of West Wales

If you want to see the results for other areas in West Wales simply click on the matching area, If you want to learn more about the National School Categorisation System in Wales and see an overview of results for Wales as a whole Click Here 

For Full List of All the School Results in Carmarthenshire Click Here

For Full List of All the School Results in Neath Port Talbot Click Here

For Full List of All the School Results in Pembrokeshire Click Here

For Full List of All the School Results in Ceredigion Click Here



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