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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Schools by local authority, region and Welsh medium type
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Click here to sortWelsh mediumWelsh medium: Welsh is the language of the day to day business of the school. Welsh is used as the language of communication with the pupils and for the school’s administration. The school communicates with parents in both languages.Click here to sortDual streamDual stream: Both Welsh and English are used in the day to day business of the school. The school communicates with parents in both languages.Click here to sortTransitionalTransitional: Welsh is the language of the day to day business of the school. A high priority is given to creating a Welsh ethos. The school communicates with parents in both languages.Click here to sortBilingual - ABBilingual type A: At least 80% of subjects apart from English and Welsh are taught only through the medium of Welsh to all pupils. One or two subjects are taught to some pupils in English or in both languages.Click here to sortBilingual - BBBilingual type B: At least 80% of subjects (excluding Welsh and English) are taught through the medium of Welsh but are also taught through the medium of English.Click here to sortBilingual - CBBilingual type C: 50-79% of subjects (excluding Welsh and English) are taught through the medium of Welsh but are also taught through the medium of English.Click here to sortBilingual - CHBilingual type Ch: All subjects, except Welsh and English taught to all pupils using both languages.Click here to sortEnglish with significant WelshEnglish with significant Welsh: The day to day language or languages of the school are determined by the school’s linguistic context. Both languages are used as languages of communication with the pupils, parents and for the school’s administration.Click here to sortEnglish mediumEnglish medium: English is the language of the day to day business of the school, but some Welsh is also used as a language of communication with the pupils. The school communicates with parents either in English or in both languages.Click here to sortPrimary: Welsh is sole or main medium of instruction (to 2007/08)If the school contains classes where Welsh is the main medium and if at least half pupils are in such classesClick here to sortPrimary: Welsh is used in part of the curriculum (to 2007/08)Either the school contains classes where Welsh is the main medium but fewer than half the pupils are in such classes, or the school contains classes where Welsh is used as a medium for teaching part of the curriculum.Click here to sortPrimary: Welsh is taught as a second language only (to 2007/08)Welsh is taught as a second language onlyClick here to sortSecondary: Welsh medium school (to 2008/09)A Welsh medium secondary school is one where more than a half of foundation subjects - other than English or Welsh - and Religious Education are taught wholly or partly in Welsh.Click here to sortSecondary: English medium school (to 2008/09)English medium secondary schoolClick here to sortNot applicable (Nursery & Special)Not applicable
[Collapse]WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.1,1539312553610.The data item is not applicable1252,859.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1524,495
WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.[Collapse]North WalesThere are four formal Education consortia in Wales covering: North Wales, South West and Mid Wales, Central South Wales, South East Wales.52115.The data item is not applicable3821.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable63541.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable301,229
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 Wales1193.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable12.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable33.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3143
GwyneddNorth Wales252.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable38.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6302
ConwyNorth Wales635.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable4266.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3182
DenbighshireNorth Wales454.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1292.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6165
FlintshireNorth Wales18.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable207.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6231
WrexhamNorth Wales243.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable173.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6206
[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.4176312171510.The data item is not applicable53791.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable331,411
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 Wales3327.The data item is not applicable534.The data item is not applicable12187.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable9280
CeredigionSouth West and Mid Wales99.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable666.The data item is not applicable153.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable135
PembrokeshireSouth West and Mid Wales4296.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable11119.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3190
CarmarthenshireSouth West and Mid Wales17527666.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1588.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable9332
SwanseaSouth West and Mid Wales38.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable239.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6283
Neath Port TalbotSouth West and Mid Wales30.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable155.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6191
[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.14615.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable9921.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable611,152
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 Wales15.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable156.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6177
Vale of GlamorganCentral South Wales21.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable135.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable9165
Rhondda Cynon TafCentral South Wales509.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6273.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable12350
Merthyr TydfilCentral South Wales6.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable369.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable482
CardiffCentral South Wales546.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable288.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable30378
[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.69.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable606.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable28703
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 Wales36.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable220.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3259
Blaenau GwentSouth East Wales3.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable66.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable675
TorfaenSouth East Wales12.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable82.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable498
MonmouthshireSouth East Wales6.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable96.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3105
NewportSouth East Wales12.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable142.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable12166

Metadata

Title

Schools by local authority region and Welsh medium type

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.