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2019 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 2019

In Carmarthenshire, there are 12 Secondary Schools

7 are in the Green category
4 are in the Yellow category
1 are in Amber category

In Carmarthenshire, there are 95 Primary Schools

32 are in Green category
42 are in Yellow category
18 are in Amber category
3 is in the Red category


Secondary Schools

The Top Green Secondary Schools in Carmarthenshire

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


The Secondary Schools in Yellow band in Carmarthenshire

  • Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn
  • Ysgol Bro Dinefwr
  • Dyffryn Taf
  • St John Lloyd Catholic Comprehensive School


The Secondary Schools in Amber band in Carmarthenshire

  • Queen Elizabeth High School


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

  • Gwynfryn
  • Carway
  • Ponthenri
  • Saron
  • Parcyrhun
  • Ffairfach
  • Mynyddygarreg
  • Johnstown
  • Y Dderwen
  • Bynea
  • Hendy
  • Llannon
  • Brynsierfel
  • Brynaman
  • Llangunnor
  • Trimsaran
  • Swiss Valley
  • Pembrey
  • Beca
  • Llandeilo
  • Penygroes
  • Nantgaredig
  • Dewi Sant
  • Richmond Park
  • Bro Brynach
  • Y Felin
  • Bro Banw
  • Burry Port
  • Ysgol Gymraeg Llangennech
  • St Mary’s (Llanelli)
  • Penboyr
  • Model


The Primary Schools in Yellow band in Carmarthenshire

  • Cefneithin
  • Llechyfedach
  • Tymbl
  • Gorslas
  • Cross Hands
  • Llangain
  • Bancffosfelen
  • Bancyfelin
  • Meidrim
  • Betws
  • Ty-Croes
  • Llanedi
  • Talley
  • Cwrt Henri
  • Llangadog
  • Llys Hywel
  • Llanmiloe
  • Dafen
  • Pum Heol
  • Old Road
  • Llansteffan
  • Myrddin
  • Parc Y Tywyn
  • Rhydaman
  • Llandybie
  • Teilo Sant
  • Llanybydder
  • Halfway
  • Pwll
  • Gwenllian
  • Bigyn
  • Stebonheath
  • Y Ddwylan
  • Griffith Jones
  • Y Fro
  • Carreg Hirfaen
  • Cae’r Felin
  • Bryn Teg
  • Maes Y Morfa
  • Penrhos
  • Laugharne
  • Ferryside


The Primary Schools in Amber Band in Carmarthenshire

  • Drefach
  • Peniel
  • Pontiets
  • Rhys Prichard
  • Brynsaron
  • Llanpumsaint
  • Bryn
  • Ffwrnes
  • Abernant
  • Hafodwenog
  • Cynwyl Elfed
  • Penygaer
  • Pontyberem
  • Y Bedol
  • Abergwili
  • Llanddarog
  • Llanllwni
  • St Mary’s (Carmarthen)


The Bottom Red Primary Schools in Carmarthenshire

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

  • Blaenau
  • Y Castell
  • Pentip


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 2019 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 Swansea 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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