A report on Cwmbach C.I.W. Primary School Tirfounder Road Cwmbach
Cwmbach Church in Wales Primary School is in the village of Cwmbach in Aberdare. It has 111 pupils, aged 3 to 11 years in four classes. Around 58% of pupils are eligible for free school meals and the school identifies about 34% of pupils as having additional learning needs. These figures are well above the average for Wales. Currently, there are no pupils with a statement of special educational needs. Nearly all pupils are from white or mixed ethnic backgrounds. The current headteacher took up his post in 2009 but was not in school during the inspection. The acting headteacher took up her post in January 2017. The last inspection was in May 2010. The individual school budget per pupil for Cwmbach Church in Wales in 2016-2017 means that the budget is £3,904 per pupil. The maximum per pupil in the primary schools in Rhondda Cynon Taf is £6,385 and the minimum is £2,438. Cwmbach Church in Wales is 16th out of the 104 primary schools in Rhondda Cynon Taf in terms of its school budget per pupil.
The report can be found on the link https://www.estyn.gov.wales/sites/default/files/documents/Cwmbach%20C.I.W.%20Primary%20School.pdf