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  • Transport for Pupils

    Many pupils with special educational needs (SEN), a disability and/or a diagnosed medical condition will not have special transport needs, and their entitlement will be the same as for other pupils in… Content last updated: 28 January 2022


    Will school transport be provided when the schools re-open in September? The Council is working to resume its dedicated school transport services for all learners, in line with the latest Welsh Gover… Content last updated: 04 May 2022

  • School Budget Forum

    Section 47A of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998, as amended by the Education Act 2002, required all Councils to establish a Schools Forum. In accordance with the Schools Forums (Wales) Regu… Content last updated: 29 March 2023

  • Transport Plan

    Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is at the heart of bringing a host of partners together to deliver a transport network which serves the needs of local residents, visitors and businesses today an… Content last updated: 31 October 2019

  • School admissions

    Please note: – Due to unforeseen circumstances, notification of placement for Pre-Nursery January 2024 intake will now be sent out week commencing 29th May 2023. Apply for a School place and how to ap… Content last updated: 04 May 2023

  • School Catering

    Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council School Catering Service believes that for the very best start in life children and young people need good nutrition. Our Primary and Secondary school menus are pl… Content last updated: 13 April 2023

  • Apply for a school place

    If you would like to apply for a school place please choose one of the below links Content last updated: 10 May 2021

  • School admission appeals

    Every school in Merthyr Tydfil has an admission number which is set by reference to the school’s capacity to accommodate pupils. The following information relates to admission arrangements for communi… Content last updated: 17 January 2023

  • Secondary school admissions

    If your child 12th birthday falls between 1 September 2023 and 31 August 2024 you must apply for a transfer from primary Year 6 to Secondary School Year 7. Application deadlines The final date for mak… Content last updated: 24 December 2022

  • Check school catchment areas

    The map pinpoints schools for an area, but you can find out which catchment area you are looking at by clicking anywhere else within the boundaries - a pop up will list the catchment schools for the s… Content last updated: 20 December 2022

  • Reception primary school admissions

    If your Childs 5th birthday falls between 1 September 2023 and 31 August 2024, you must apply for a new reception school place. Application deadlines The final date for making an application is 23 Dec… Content last updated: 11 May 2023

  • Council at forefront of exciting transport improvements delivery

    Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council has been awarded £6.3m to manage exciting transport developments across South East Wales, including the Metro project and electrification of buses and taxis. Th… Content last updated: 21 January 2022

  • Voluntary Sector Transport Licence

    Mini-bus permits can be issued to organisations concerned with religion, education, recreation, social welfare and other activities of benefit to the community. These permits allow the use of a mini-b… Content last updated: 08 August 2019

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