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Cardiff schools



Contact or find a school

There are two different ways to find contact details for our schools.


You can search for a school​​​​Link opens in a new window by:


  • location,
  • type,
  • Cardiff ward,
  • Head teacher’s name,
  • language (Welsh, English or bilingual), or
  • by part of the address.



Catchment areas

When you are applying for a school place for your child / children, we will offer an appropriate place at a school as near to you as possible. You must let us know your preferred schools when you apply for a school place.


Which school catchment areas do I live in?​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Link opens in a new window  

Enter your postcode to see which catchment area you live in. The results will show catchment area information for:


  • Primary schools
  • Secondary schools
  • Welsh language Primary schools
  • Welsh language Secondary schools

You will need to enter your home postcode to complete the search. If your child lives with more than one parent, please use their main address.


Please note that we cannot guarantee a place for your child in your catchment area school. Allocation of places depends on the availability in the relevant year group. If you live on the outskirts of Cardiff your home may not be within an allocated catchment area.

If you need more information or advice on catchment areas, please contact us



Number of pupils at Cardiff schools (NOR)

Numbers on roll (NOR) is the term used to refer to the number of pupils enrolled in each school.

The last NOR survey took place in September 2017.

Academic Year 2017/2018

Academic Year 2016/2017

Academic Year 2015/2016


Academic Year 2014/2015