Cardiff schools

Find a school, catchment areas, numbers on roll, how to contact a school, is my school open?

School term dates

Check term dates for this academic year.

Applying for a school place

Apply for a nursery place. Apply online for primary and secondary school places, transferring schools during the academic year.

School transport

Does your child qualify for free school transport? School bus routes, alternative transport and school transport for over 16s. 

Special Education Needs (SEN)

Advice and support for families with children who have special education needs.

Free school meals

Are you entitled to free school meals for your children?

School uniform grants

Are you entitled to help paying for school uniform?


Your legal responsibility as a parent, tips and advice on attendance and who to contact if you are worried about a child’s attendance.

Cardiff Against Bullying​​​​​​

Information and advice for young people, parents and professionals. 

School Governors

Services for governors, how to contact your school governors and how to become a governor.

21st Century Schools

The 21st Century Schools Programme is a collaboration between Welsh Assembly and local authorities in Wales to create the right schools in the right places.

School Catering Services

Find out about the food we are serving.