School Support Categories in Newport

The colour indicates what level of support a school needs - from Green (least support, up to 4 days a year) through Yellow (up to 10 days), Amber (up to 15 days) to Red (up to 25 days of support). 

The information used to categorise schools includes information on how a school is led and managed, the quality of learning and teaching, teacher assessments, attendance and examination results. 

Use the menu (top right) to choose which type of school to look at.

How have the support categories for schools in Newport changed?

Primary Schools

Newport's primary schools started in 2014 needing fewer days support than any other authority in Wales—just under 9 days—and have continued to improve so that they now need on average 6 days support. They need considerably less than the Welsh average and have just been pipped to the top spot by Swansea.

Secondary Schools

Newport's secondary schools, in contrast to its primary schools, require more support than they did in 2014—over 13.5 days on average against over 12 in 2014. Change has been erratic and the schools on average require more support than the Welsh average.