Welcome to Pen -y-fro Primary School.

Pen – y – fro Primary School is situated in the village of Dunvant, on the outskirts of Swansea close to the beautiful Gower Peninsula. It is a modern building in a wonderful position with extensive school grounds including a nature reserve, a sensory garden, playing fields and large grassed playing areas. The school caters for children from 4 to 11 years and also provides a part – time nursery education for pupils who have attained their third birthday.

Our vision statement “Learning, Laughing and Achieving Together” reflects our ethos and we are very proud of our happy, caring school. All staff are dedicated to achieving our aims of:

  • providing a secure, happy learning environment, where all children feel valued and included;
  • encouraging all children to enjoy learning and achieve their full potential;
  • giving all children access to a broad, balanced curriculum through stimulating, challenging and creative experiences;
  • promoting respect for ourselves, each other, the community and our environment;
  • including pupils, parents, governors and staff in our self evaluation process as we strive for continuous improvement.

We hope you find this website helpful in providing information about our school and our work.

If you have any questions, queries or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Rachel Lewis (Headteacher)

Pen y fro Primary School is an exceptionally happy, caring and effective school where the child is at the heart of the educational process. There are outstanding features in many aspects of its work.

ESTYN Inspection Report 2010

The school responds very well to pupils’ learning needs and interests. A broad, balanced, interesting and relevant curriculum is fully accessible to all pupils.

ESTYN Inspection Report 2010

Standards of behaviour are excellent throughout the school. All pupils show outstanding development in their personal and social skills.

ESTYN Inspection Report 2010

The school has high expectations of its pupils and strongly promotes equality of access to all the opportunities it offers.

ESTYN Inspection Report 2010

Outside, provision is outstanding. There is a “forest school”, an “outdoor classroom” and extensive grounds and gardens. The grounds provide a highly stimulating environment conductive to effective learning.

ESTYN Inspection Report 2010