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Estyn Inspection Reports


Ysgol Gwynedd were last inspected in September 2014.


In Summary, Estyn judged :

The school’s current performance as GOOD

The school’s prospects for improvement as GOOD


The school’s current performance is GOOD because:


  • most pupils make good progress as they move through the school;

  • most pupils’ speaking and listening and reading skills are strong;

  • behaviour is good and nearly all pupils have a very positive attitude to their work;

  • the school is a very inclusive community, where all pupils are treated equally and with respect;

  • teachers are good roles models and have good working relationships with their pupils;

  • teaching assistants contribute effectively to pupils learning and wellbeing;

  • progress of pupils with additional needs is good; and

  • a recent initiative, introducing a structured phonics programme, has helped raise pupils’ performance in reading and spelling


The school's prospects for improvement are GOOD because :


  • the headteacher provides strong leadership and direction for the school;

  • there are effective systems to gather first-hand evidence about its performance;

  • staff feel valued and work well together;

  • the governing body supports the school well; and

  • the school has a wide range of worthwhile partnerships that support the school effectively.


Please find below important documents and information about our school.