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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.1,52612217734813.The data item is not applicable1643,804.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 applicable2015,968
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.68919.The data item is not applicable5028.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable84720.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 applicable401,630
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 Wales1574.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable16.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable44.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 applicable4189
GwyneddNorth Wales332.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable50.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable8.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 applicable8398
ConwyNorth Wales846.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable4.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable5688.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 applicable4242
DenbighshireNorth Wales605.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable8.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable16122.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 applicable8219
FlintshireNorth Wales24.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 applicable276.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 applicable8308
WrexhamNorth Wales324.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 applicable230.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 applicable8274
[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.5518317232013.The data item is not applicable691,050.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 applicable441,870
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 Wales4335.The data item is not applicable745.The data item is not applicable16249.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 applicable12371
CeredigionSouth West and Mid Wales130.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable888.The data item is not applicable204.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 applicable178
PembrokeshireSouth West and Mid Wales56129.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable13157.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 applicable4251
CarmarthenshireSouth West and Mid Wales23236888.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable20117.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 applicable12441
SwanseaSouth West and Mid Wales50.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 applicable318.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 applicable8376
Neath Port TalbotSouth West and Mid Wales40.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 applicable205.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 applicable8253
[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.19420.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 applicable111,226.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 applicable811,532
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 Wales20.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 applicable208.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 applicable8236
Vale of GlamorganCentral South Wales28.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 applicable180.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 applicable12220
Rhondda Cynon TafCentral South Wales6612.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 applicable7362.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 applicable16463
Merthyr TydfilCentral South Wales8.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 applicable492.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 applicable5109
CardiffCentral South Wales728.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 applicable384.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 applicable40504
[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.92.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 applicable808.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 applicable36936
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 Wales48.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 applicable293.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 applicable4345
Blaenau GwentSouth East Wales4.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 applicable88.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 applicable8100
TorfaenSouth East Wales16.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 applicable109.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 applicable5130
MonmouthshireSouth East Wales8.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 applicable128.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 applicable3139
NewportSouth East Wales16.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 applicable190.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 applicable16222

Metadata

Title

Schools by local authority region and Welsh medium type

Last update

09/09/2021 09/09/2021

Next update

July 2022 (provisional)

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.