Powys Schools

Powys Schools

There are 89 Primary Schools, 13 Secondary Schools and 3 Special Schools in Powys. They are arranged in the following catchments: Brecon, Builth Wells, Crickhowell, Gwernyfed, Knighton / Presteigne, Llandrindod Wells, Llanfair Caereinion, Llanfyllin, Llanidloes, Machynlleth, Newtown, Welshpool and Ystradgynlais.

You can search for a school by Name of School, Nearest Town, and by type of school.  Click here to search for a school


Powys School Admissions

A dedicated section of this website and a booklet has been produced to provide information about school admissions as well as answers to questions about school transport, uniform, school meals etc. You may express a preference for admission of your child to any primary or secondary school listed in the booklet.

If you wish to know more about a particular school, the school prospectus, which is a more detailed booklet, may be obtained direct from the school concerned.

Click Here to find individual schools & contact information online. 

Download the full Information and Admission Arrangements Booklets

* If you would like to enquire about the availability of this information in another language, Braille, Large Print, Tape or other electronic formats please contact the School Admissions Officer.



Admissions Appeals

If for any reason you are unable to obtain a place for your child at the school of your preference, you have the right of appeal to the Appeals Panel established by the Local Education Authority for that purpose. 

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Special Educational Needs (SEN)

Some children, during the whole or part of their school career, may require a special element in their schooling to enable them to overcome some educational difficulty. See our section on Special Educational Needs for more information


Out of School

Many of our Schools have out of school activities (before / after school and holiday clubs) which aim to enhance the education your child receives.