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Cardiff
South Glamorgan
CF10 4UW

Website: Cardiff Council

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Telephone: 029 2087 2087

Visit Cardiff Council for State Primary School admission information for pupils starting at either:

  • A Primary or First school at the beginning of the reception year
  • A Junior school at the beginning of Year 3

Or Secondary State School admissions for pupils starting at either:

  • a Secondary school at the beginning of Year 7
  • an Upper school at the beginning of Year 9

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Schools in Cardiff Council

Primary State Schools

Adamsdown Primary School, System Street, Adamsdown, Cardiff, CF24 0JF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Albany Primary School, Albany Road, Roath, Cardiff, CF24 3RR. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

All Saints C.I.W. Primary School, Ael-Y-Bryn, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, CF23 9LF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

Allensbank Primary School, Llanishen Street, Heath, Cardiff, CF14 3QE. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Baden Powell Primary School, Muirton Road, Tremorfa, Cardiff, CF24 2SJ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Birchgrove Primary School, Birchgrove Road, Birchgrove, Cardiff, CF14 1RR. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

Bishop Childs C.I.W. Primary School, Willowbrook Drive, St Mellon's, Cardiff, CF3 0AY. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

Bryn Celyn Primary School, Bryn Celyn, Pentwyn, Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF23 7ES. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Bryn Deri Primary School, Caer Graig, Radyr, Cardiff, CF15 8RD. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Bryn Hafod Primary School, Blagdon Close, Llanrumney, Cardiff, CF3 4HF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Cardiff Montessori School, 55 Fairwater Road, Llandaff, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF5 2LF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 6.

Cardiff Muslim Primary School, Merthyr Street, Cathays, Cardiff, CF24 4JL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 10.

Christ The King R.C. Primary School, Everest Avenue, Llanishen, Cardiff, CF14 5AS. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

Coed Glas Primary School, Ty Glas Avenue, Llanishen, Cardiff, CF14 5DW. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Coryton Primary School, Hollybush Estate, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 7DS. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Creigiau Primary School, Tregarth Court, Creigiau, Cardiff, CF15 9NN. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Danescourt Primary School, Dnescourt Way, Llandaff, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF5 2SN. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Ely And Caerau Children's Centre, Michaelston College, Michaelston Road, Cardiff, CF5 4SX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 5.

Ely Presbyterian Church School, 4-6 Archer Road, Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF5 4FR. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 12.

Fairwater Primary School, Wellwright Road, Fairwater, Cardiff, CF5 3ED. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

Gabalfa Primary School, Colwill Road, Gabalfa, Cardiff, CF14 2QQ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Gladstone Primary, Whitchurch Road, Heath, Cardiff, CF14 3JL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Glan-Yr-Afon Primary, Browing Close, Llanrumney, Cardiff, CF3 5NJ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Glyncoed Primary School, Glyncoed Road, Pentwyn, CF23 7DW. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Grange Town Primary, Bromsgrove Street, Grangetown, Cardiff, CF11 7XS. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

Greenway Primary School, Llanstephan Road, Rumney, Cardiff, CF3 3JG. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Hawthorn Primary School, Hawthorn Road East, Llandaff North, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF14 2LR. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Herbert Thompson Primary, Plymouthwood Road, Ely, Cardiff, CF5 4XD. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Holy Family R.C. Primary School, Beechley Drive, Pentrebane, Fairwater, Cardiff, CF5 3SN. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

Howardian Primary School, Hammond Way, Pen-Y-Lan, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF23 9NB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Hywel Dda Primary School, Cambria Road, Ely, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF5 4PD. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Kitchener Primary School, Kitchener Road, Canton, Cardiff, CF11 6HT. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Lakeside Primary School, Ontario Way, Lakeside, Cardiff, CF23 6HB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Lansdowne Primary School, Norfolk Street, Canton, Cardiff, CF5 1JY. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Llandaff City C.I.W. Primary School, Hendre Close, Llandaff, Cardiff, CF5 2HT. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

Llanedeyrn Primary School, Wellwood, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, CF23 9JN. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Llanishen Fach Primary School, Heol Uchaf, Rhiwbina, Cardiff, CF14 6SS. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Llysfaen Primary School, Rowan Way, Lisvane, Cardiff, CF14 0TB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Marlborough Primary, Blenheim Road, Roath, CF23 5BU. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Meadowlane Primary School, Heol Maes Eirwg, St Mellon's, Cardiff, CF3 0JZ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Millbank Primary School, Clarke Street, Ely, Cardiff, CF5 5AL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Moorland Primary School, Singleton Road, Splott, Cardiff, CF24 2LJ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Mount Stuart Primary, Adelaide Street, Butetown, Cardiff, CF10 5BS. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Ninian Park Primary School, Virgil Street, Grangetown, Cardiff, CF11 8TF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Oakfield Primary School, Ferntree Drive, St Mellon's, Cardiff, CF3 0AA. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Pen-Y-Bryn Primary School, Dunster Road, Llanrumney, Cardiff, CF3 5TP. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Pencaerau Primary school, Cyntwell Avenue, Caerau, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF5 5QN. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Pentrebane Primary School, Beechley Drive, Pentrebane, Fairwater, Cardiff, CF5 3SG. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Pentyrch Primary School, Bronllwyn, Pentyrch, Cardiff, CF15 9QL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

Peter Lea Primary School, Carter Place, Fairwater, Cardiff, CF5 3NP. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Pontprennau Primary School, Heol Pontprennau, Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF23 8LL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Radnor Primary School, Radnor Road, Canton, Cardiff, CF5 1RB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

Radyr Primary School, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, CF15 8DF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Rhiwbeina Primary School, Lon Uchaf, Rhiwbeina, Cardiff, CF14 6HL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Rhydypenau Primary School, Fidlas Avenue, Llanishen, Cardiff, CF14 0NX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Roath Park Primary School, Penywain Road, Roath Park, Cardiff, CF24 4BB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Rumney Primary School, Wentloog Road, Rumney, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF3 3HD. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Severn Primary School, Severn Road, Canton, CF11 9DZ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Springwood Primary School, Pennsylvania, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, CF23 9LS. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

St Albans RC Primary School, Mona Place, Tremorfa, Cardiff, CF24 2TG. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

St Bernadette's R.C. Primary School, Bryn Heulog, Off Pentwyn Drive, Pentwyn, Cardiff, CF23 7JB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

St Cadoc's Primary School, Shaw Close, Llanrumney, Cardiff, CF3 5NX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

St Cuthbert's R.C. Primary School, Letton Way, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF10 4AB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

St David's C.I.W. Primary School, Bryn Celyn Road, Pentwyn, Cardiff, CF23 7ED. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

St Fagans C.I.W. Primary School, Drope Road, Michaelston Super Ely, Cardiff, CF5 4SZ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

St Francis V.A. Primary School, Wilson Road, Ely, Cardiff, CF5 4JL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

St John Lloyd R.C. Primary School, Bryn Bala Way, Trowbridge, Cardiff, CF3 1TA. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

St Joseph's R.C. Primary School, 204 North Road, Gabalfa, Cardiff, CF14 3BL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

St Mary The Virgin C.I.W. Primary School, North Church Street, Butetown, Cardiff, CF10 5HB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

St Mary's R.C. Primary School, Wyndham Crescent, Canton, Cardiff, CF11 9EF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

St Mellons C.I.W. Primary School, Dunster Road, Llanrumney, Cardiff, CF3 5TP. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

St Monica's C.I.W. Primary School, Whitchurch Road, Heath, Cardiff, CF14 3JL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

St Patrick's R.C. Primary School, Lucknow Street, Grangetown, Cardiff, CF11 6NA. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

St Paul's C.I.W. Primary School, Oakley Place, Grangetown, Cardiff, CF11 7EU. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

St Peter's R.C. Primary School, Southey Street, Roath, Cardiff, CF24 3SP. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

St Phillip Evans R.C. Primary School, 134-340 Coed-Y-Gores, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, CF23 9NX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Stacey Primary School, Stacey Road, Roath, Cardiff, CF24 1DW. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Thornhill Primary School, Heol Hir, Thornhill, Cardiff, CF14 9UD. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Ton-Yr-Ywen Primary School, Maes-Y-Coed Road, Heath, Cardiff, CF14 4HG. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Tongwynlais Primary School, Merthyr Road, Tongwynlais, Cardiff, CF15 7LF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Tredegarville C.I.W. Primary School, Glossop Road, Roath, Cardiff, CF24 0JT. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Trelai Primary School, Bishopston Road, Ely, Cardiff, CF5 5DY. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Trowbridge Primary School, Brynbala Way, Trowbridge, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF3 1SX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Whitchurch Primary School, Erw Las, Whitchurch, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF14 1NL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Willowbrook Primary School, Sandbrook Road, St Mellon's, Cardiff, CF3 0ST. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Windsor Clive Primary School, Grand Avenue, Ely, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF5 4HX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Y G G Gwaelod y Garth, Main Road, Gwaelodygarth, Cardiff, CF15 9HJ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Ysgol Gymraeg Pwll Coch, Adjacent To Fitzalan High, Lawrenny Avenue, Leckwith, Cardiff, CF11 8BR. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Ysgol Bro Eirwg, Ridgeway Road, Rumney, Cardiff, CF3 4AB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Ysgol Glan Ceubal, C/O Gablafa Primary, Colwill Road, Gablfa, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF14 2QQ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Ysgol Glan Morfa, Hinton Street, Splott, Cardiff, CF24 2LZ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Ysgol Gymraeg Coed-Y-Gof, Beechley Drive, Pentrebane, Cardiff, CF5 3SG. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

Ysgol Gymraeg Melin Gruffydd, Glan-Y-Nant Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF14 1AP. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Ysgol Gymraeg Nant Caerau, C/O Holy Family Primary, Beechley Drive, Pentrebane Fairwater, Cardiff, CF5 3SN. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Ysgol Gymraeg Treganna, Sanatorium Road, Canton, Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF11 8DG. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Hamadryad, C/O Ninian Park Primary, Virgil Street, Grangetown, CF11 8TF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Pen-Y-Groes, C/O Bryn Celyn Primary School, Bryn Celyn, Pentwyn, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF23 7EH. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Ysgol Mynydd Bychan, New Zealand Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF14 3BR. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Ysgol Pen Y Pil, Glan-Y-Mor Road, Trowbridge, Rumney, Cardiff, CF3 1RQ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Ysgol Pencae, Highfields, Gillian Road, Llandaff, Cardiff, CF5 2QA. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

Ysgol Y Berllan Deg, Circle Way East, Llanederyrn, Cardiff, CF23 9LD. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Ysgol-Y-Wern, Llangrannog Road, Llanishen, Cardiff, CF14 5BL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Secondary State Schools

Cantonian High School, Fairwater Road, Fairwater, Cardiff, CF5 3JR. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19.

Cardiff Academy, 40 - 41 the Parade, Roath, Cardiff, CF24 3AB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 15 to 19.

Cardiff High School, Llandennis Road, Cyncoed, Cardiff, CF23 6WG. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19.

Cardiff Sixth Form College, 1-3 Trinity College, 21-27 Newport Road, Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF24 0AA. A state school for boys and girls aged from 16 to 19.

Cardiff West Community High School, Michaelston Road, Ely, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF5 4SX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19.

Cathays High School, Crown Way, New Zealand Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF14 3XG. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19.

Corpus Christi Catholic High School, Ty Draw Road, Lisvane, Cardiff, CF23 6XL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 16.

Eastern High School, Quarry Hill, Newport Road, Rumney, Cardiff, CF3 3XG. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 16.

Fitzalan High School, Lawrenny Avenue, Leckwith, Cardiff, CF11 8XB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19.

Glyn Derw High School, Michaelston Road, Ely, Cardiff, CF5 4SX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19.

Llanishen High School, Heol Hir, Llanishen, Cardiff, CF14 5YL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19.

Mary Immaculate R.C. High School, Caerau Lane, Wenvoe, Cardiff, CF5 5QZ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 16.

Michaelston Community College, Michaelston Road, Ely, CF5 4SX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19.

Radyr Comprehensive School, Heol Isaf, Radyr, Cardiff, CF15 8XG. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19.

St Illtyds R.C. High School, Newport Road, Rumney, Cardiff, CF3 1XQ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 16.

St Teilo's C.I.W. High School, Circle Way East, Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF23 9PD. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19.

The Bishop Of Llandaff C.I.W. High School, Rookwood Close, Llandaff, Cardiff, CF5 2NR. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19.

Whitchurch High School, Penlline Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 2XJ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19.

Willows High School, Willows Avenue, Tremorfa, Cardiff, CF24 2YE. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 16.

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bro Edern, Llanedeyrn Road, Pen-y-lan, Caerdydd, Cardiff (Caerdydd), CF23 9DT. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19.

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf, Heol Y Bont, Gogledd Llandaf, Caerdydd, CF14 2JL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19.

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr, Pentrebane Road, Tyllgoed, Caerdydd, CF5 3PZ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19.

Independent Schools

Cardiff Sixth Form College, 1-3 Trinity Court, 21 - 27 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0AA. An independent school for boys and girls aged from 16 to 18.

Howell's School, Llandaff,, Cardiff Road, Llandaff, Cardiff, CF5 2YD. An independent school for girls aged from 3 to 18.

The Cathedral School, Cardiff Road, Llandaff, Cardiff, CF5 2YH. An independent school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 18.

Independent Special Schools

Craig Y Parc School, Heol Y Parc, Pentyrch, Cardiff, CF15 9NB. A special independent school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 19. Type of SEN provision: PD - Physical Disability; PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty.


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