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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Classes in primary, middle and secondary schools by local authority, region and year group

Classes running during the third period of the school’s timetable on Census day.

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[Collapse]North WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.17416321259300271243243275612607625662696272279.The data item is not applicable2,5408,638
North WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.Isle of AngleseyNorth Wales.The data item is not applicable452513222317171956535362612220.The data item is not applicable286794
GwyneddNorth Wales.The data item is not applicable79432839282728391031121111271463235.The data item is not applicable5141,491
ConwyNorth Wales.The data item is not applicable705142514337343895981011021227777.The data item is not applicable3851,423
DenbighshireNorth Wales16458555556534955106100971051054854.The data item is not applicable2591,320
FlintshireNorth Wales685866368605454581431401481571587775.The data item is not applicable5692,001
WrexhamNorth Wales1073585865615561661091041151091041618.The data item is not applicable5271,609
[Collapse]South West and Mid WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.105275431368459428376358421776747776854835321293.The data item is not applicable2,91610,739
South West and Mid WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.PowysSouth West and Mid Wales124442241292418341071011101391196861.The data item is not applicable5671,509
CeredigionSouth West and Mid Wales.The data item is not applicable163124282627282859575966645233.The data item is not applicable238836
PembrokeshireSouth West and Mid Wales541454855585150581019595951013318.The data item is not applicable4181,367
CarmarthenshireSouth West and Mid Wales6497288104948887981631641691761736791.The data item is not applicable6262,315
SwanseaSouth West and Mid Wales60941611261561441251231352131992082382417868.The data item is not applicable5982,967
Neath Port TalbotSouth West and Mid Wales3351786075776152681331311351401372322.The data item is not applicable4691,745
[Collapse]Central South WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.62181644561627634585556617827839852909915425371.The data item is not applicable2,20511,810
Central South WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.BridgendCentral South Wales2435907990908167801351341391421486879.The data item is not applicable3841,865
Vale of GlamorganCentral South Wales17271051021081081091091121291281261371328372.The data item is not applicable1991,803
Rhondda Cynon TafCentral South Wales97712889118127106105123225228226245249151119.The data item is not applicable8033,128
Merthyr TydfilCentral South Wales512282433292219355448485350.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable241701
CardiffCentral South Wales730293267278280267256267284301313332336123101.The data item is not applicable5784,313
[Collapse]South East WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.42124398333371353335326370515485493540558199197.The data item is not applicable1,4387,077
South East WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.CaerphillySouth East Wales19501017993928784981681591551861892219.The data item is not applicable6112,212
Blaenau GwentSouth East Wales99473945383432415048504953.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable178722
TorfaenSouth East Wales73761566261585768878989100963542.The data item is not applicable1611,166
MonmouthshireSouth East Wales356148535248485261586264644445.The data item is not applicable129897
NewportSouth East Wales4231281111181101081051111491311371411569891.The data item is not applicable3592,080
[Collapse]WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.2269961,7941,5211,7571,6861,5391,4831,6832,7302,6782,7462,9653,0041,2171,140.The data item is not applicable9,09938,264

Metadata

Title

Classes in primary, secondary and middle schools by local authority, region and year group

Last update

11/06/2020 11/06/2020

Next update

July 2021

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Pupil Level Annual School Census (PLASC), Welsh Government

Contact email

school.stats@gov.wales

Designation

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local authorities

Geographical coverage

Wales

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description

See other items

Data collection and calculation

Schools’ data are derived from the Pupil Level Annual School Census (PLASC) returns and STATS 1 returns supplied by schools open on Census day in January each year. The returns are authorised by headteachers and validated by Local Authorities.

Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

From 2003/04 or more recently if the data item is not available for earlier years.

Rounding applied

None.

Statistical quality

School Census returns are authorised by headteachers and validated by Local Authorities.

Whilst most of the usual data validation processes on the 2020 school census data have taken place, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the data did not undergo the usual final validation process. As part of the Welsh Local Government Finance Settlement, the data is usually returned to local authorities for final validation. Typically, overall numbers of pupils and teachers will not change significantly during this period, with the most likely change being in the characteristics of the pupils themselves e.g. free school meal entitlement. Users should therefore be more cautious when comparing data on characteristics of pupils and staff over time, in particular where small cohorts are involved.