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  • Transport for ALN Pupils

    Many pupils with Additional Learning Needs (ALN), 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: 16 January 2024

  • Home to School Transport Overview

    You have a legal responsibility to ensure that your child attends school regularly and this includes arranging travel to and from school, meeting the costs of this and accompanying your child as neces… Content last updated: 07 August 2023

  • School Transport

  • Post 16 College Transport

    There is no statutory requirement to provide transport for post 16 learners. However, Merthyr Tydfil offers a discretionary transport service to 16 to 19 year old learners who meet the eligibility cri… Content last updated: 07 August 2023

  • Transport for children with special educational needs or mobility problems

    Transport for children with special educational needs Consideration is given to each individual pupil's special educational needs as detailed in a formal Individual Development Plan (IDP) or other for… Content last updated: 07 August 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: 12 September 2023

  • School admissions

    Apply for a School place and how to appeal if you don’t get the School of your choice. Content last updated: 09 October 2023

  • 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: 09 February 2024

  • 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: 14 November 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: 29 January 2024

  • Secondary school admissions

    If your child 12th birthday falls between 1 September 2024 and 31 August 2025 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: 29 January 2024

  • 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: 29 January 2024

  • Reception primary school admissions

    If your Childs 5th birthday falls between 1 September 2024 and 31 August 2025, you must apply for a new reception school place. Application deadlines The final date for making an application is 22 Dec… Content last updated: 31 January 2024

  • Apply for Free School Meals

    If you live in Merthyr Tydfil and receive any of the following, you can claim free school meals for your school-aged child: Income Support Income Based Jobseeker's Allowance Support under Part VI of… Content last updated: 09 February 2024

  • 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

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