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2018 Top and Bottom Schools in Carmarthenshire

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 Carmarthenshire, 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 Carmarthenshire in 2018

In Carmarthenshire, there are 12 Secondary Schools

7 are in the Green category (2 more than in 2017)
5 are in the Yellow category (same as in 2017)

In Carmarthenshire, there are 101 Primary Schools

27 are in Green category (9 more than in 2017)
48 are in Yellow category (9 less than in 2017)
19 are in Amber category (3 less than in 2017)
2 is in the Red category (1 more than in 2017)


Secondary Schools

The Top Green Secondary Schools in Carmarthenshire

  • Bryngwyn School
  • Coedcae School
  • Glan-y-Mor School
  • Ysgol Bro Dinefwr
  • Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bro Myrddin
  • Ysgol Gyfun Y Strade
  • Ysgol Maes y Gwendraeth


The Secondary Schools in Yellow band in Carmarthenshire

  • Dyffryn Taf
  • Queen Elizabeth High School
  • St John Lloyd Catholic Comprehensive School
  • Ysgol Dyffryn Aman
  • Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn


The Secondary Schools in Amber band in Carmarthenshire

  • We have No Amber coded secondary schools in Carmarthenshire


The Bottom Red Secondary Schools in Carmarthenshire

  • We have No Red coded secondary schools in Carmarthenshire


Primary Schools

The Top Green Primary Schools in Carmarthenshire

  • Brynaman Primary School
  • Burry Port Community Primary School
  • Carway C.P. School
  • Hendy C.P. School
  • Johnstown Primary School
  • Llangunnor C.P. School
  • Pembrey C.P. School
  • Penygroes C.P. School
  • Richmond Park Primary School
  • St Mary's Catholic Primary School (Llanelli)
  • Swiss Valley C.P. School
  • Trimsaran C.P. School
  • Y.G. Nantgaredig
  • Ysgol Beca
  • Ysgol Gwynfryn
  • Ysgol Gymraeg Brynsierfel
  • Ysgol Gymraeg Llangennech
  • Ysgol Gynradd Llandeilo Primary School
  • Ysgol Gynradd Parcyrhun
  • Ysgol Gynradd Ponthenri
  • Ysgol Gynradd Saron
  • Ysgol Llys Hywel
  • Ysgol Mynydd Y Garreg
  • Ysgol Wirfoddol Penboyr
  • Ysgol Y Bynea
  • Ysgol Y Dderwen
  • Ysgol Y Felin


The Primary Schools in Yellow band in Carmarthenshire

  • Abergwili Voluntary Controlled Primary School
  • Bancyfelin C.P. School
  • Betws C.P. School
  • Cae'r Felin Community School
  • Cefneithin C.P.
  • Cross Hands C.P. School
  • Cwrt Henri Primary School
  • Dafen Primary School
  • Ferryside V.C.P. School
  • Halfway C.P. School
  • Laugharne V.C.P. School
  • Llandybie C.P. School
  • Llangadog C.P. School
  • Llangain C.P. School
  • Llanmiloe C.P. School
  • Llanybydder C.P. School
  • Llechyfedach C.P. School
  • Meidrim C.P. School
  • Model Church In Wales School
  • Myrddin C.P. School
  • Parc Y Tywyn School
  • Penygaer Primary School
  • Pwll C.P. School
  • St Mary's R.C. Primary School (Carmarthen)
  • Stebonheath C.P. School
  • Ysgol Bro Banw
  • Ysgol Bro Brynach
  • Ysgol Bryn Teg
  • Ysgol Carreg Hirfaen
  • Ysgol Griffith Jones
  • Ysgol Gymraeg Dewi Sant
  • Ysgol Gymraeg Gwenllian
  • Ysgol Gymraeg Teilo Sant
  • Ysgol Gynradd Blaenau
  • Ysgol Gynradd Drefach
  • Ysgol Gynradd Ffairfach
  • Ysgol Gynradd Gorslas
  • Ysgol Gynradd Llanedi
  • Ysgol Gynradd Llannon
  • Ysgol Gynradd Pum Heol
  • Ysgol Gynradd Wirfoddol Llanddarog
  • Ysgol Gynradd Wirfoddol Llanllwni
  • Ysgol Gynradd Y Tymbl
  • Ysgol Llansteffan
  • Ysgol Pen Rhos
  • Ysgol Rhys Prichard
  • Ysgol Y Castell
  • Ysgol y Fro


The Primary Schools in Amber Band in Carmarthenshire

  • Abernant C.P. School
  • Bigyn C.P. School
  • Cynwyl Elfed School
  • Llanpumsaint School
  • Maes Y Morfa Community Primary School
  • Old Road C.P. School
  • Pentip V.A. C.I.W. Primary School
  • Pontiets C.P. School
  • Talley C.P School
  • Ysgol Gymraeg Ffwrnes
  • Ysgol Gymraeg Rhydaman
  • Ysgol Gynradd Bancffosfelen
  • Ysgol Gynradd Brynsaron
  • Ysgol Gynradd Hafodwenog
  • Ysgol Gynradd Peniel
  • Ysgol Gynradd Pontyberem
  • Ysgol Gynradd Ty-croes
  • Ysgol Y Bedol
  • Ysgol Y Ddwylan


The Bottom Red Primary Schools in Carmarthenshire

We have two Primary in the Bottom Red category in Carmarthenshire and they are

  • Bryn C.P. School
  • Maesybont C.P. 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


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