Schools and Education

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COVID-19: Schools have now reopened in line with Welsh Government guidance. 

From September 14, school attendance is compulsory and parents are asked to contact their school if a pupil is unable to attend to discuss further.

View Welsh Government Back to School Plans for September 2020

Read our schools reopening statement.


Newport has two nursery schools, 42 primary schools, nine secondary schools, two special schools and one pupil referral unit.

Within these there are three Welsh-medium primary schools, one Welsh-medium secondary school, six Roman Catholic primary schools, one Roman Catholic secondary school and two Church in Wales primary schools.

Information for parents and students

Reorganisation of schools in Newport

Special educational needs (SEN)

Grants for further and higher education

Community learning classes

Learning Welsh in Newport

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