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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

A child does not need to live within the catchment area of a school to be eligible to attend the school. 

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:


  • English-medium community Primary schools
  • English-medium community Secondary schools
  • Welsh-medium community Primary schools
  • Welsh-medium community ​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.

A new English-medium community primary school, Howardian Primary School, was established in Penylan in September 2015. A catchment area for the school is yet to be established.

A new Welsh-medium community primary school, Ysgol Gymraeg Hamadryad, was established in Grangetown in September 2016 and will move to its permanent location on Hamadryad Road, Butetown, in January 2019. A catchment area is yet to be established.


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 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 May 2019​.

Academic Year 2018/2019

Academic Year 2017/2018

Academic Year 2016/2017

Academic Year 2015/2016


Academic Year 2014/2015