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The city of Newport has a population of around 140,000 and approximately 24,000 children between the ages of 3-19 are registered as pupils at Newport City Council maintained nurseries and schools.

Find out about…

Term dates

School holiday and term dates…

Applying for a place

Starting school, transfers and admissions…

Catchment areas

Schools in Newport serve an area known as its catchment area…


Eligibility for home to school transport…


Information about uniform, dress code and appearance…

School meals

Read about school meal prices, free school meals and sample menus…

School Reorganisation

Read about current school reorganisation proposals


Grants to support further education…

Higher Education

Grants and loans for students in higher education…

Other useful links

Newport Schools’ Forum

Newport School Admissions Forum

Visit the Estyn website for school and college inspection reports (opens new website)

Find performance information about all schools in Wales on the Welsh Government’s My Local School website… (opens new website).

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