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Frequently asked questions asked by parents looking for the best schools near Nantyglo

How do I find out what schools are available around Ebbw Vale? 
There are some frighteningly frank websites for you to choose from. The Government one is compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk. You simply enter your location, perhaps Ebbw Vale, or another location and select primary schools or secondary schools. All the information parents need all there in percentages!

You could also try the paid for websites like www.schoolguide.co.uk. This one is quite cheap and you can pay monthly.

This is of course just the very first stage in selecting a school. You will to need see the videos on this page before even thinking of visiting the shortlist of schools on your list.

How do I find the state school catchment area in or around Nantyglo? 
If you just need to know your school catchment area try www.admissionsday.co.uk .If you are looking for exhaustive information on the schools as well go to www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk

How do I find out how good a school is?
You will absolutely have to visit the school. However, do look at the video below. For armed is to be fore warned!

Nursery Schools

What's the difference between nursery and preschool? 
Preschools usually work around a formal curriculum and trained teachers - making them a little more expensive! Nursery schools are usually a more relaxed learning environment and more flexible enrolment terms. They are also cheaper and vary greatly.

What age is a preschooler? Ages up to 4 is considered preschooler with toddlers are 1 - 3 year old bracket. Basically 4-year-old are not 'toddling' around any more and so are no longer toddlers!

What does preschool mean? A preschool, or nursery school, is a pre-primary school, or play school for early childhood education. Preschool is for children before they begin compulsory education at primary school. 

Is Pre K considered preschool? Pre K schools are pre-kindergartens.

This page should help you answer these school finding questions!


Local Area Creches and Day Nurseries for NP23
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PreSchools and Playgroups for Ebbw Vale

Blaenycwm Primary School

Lake Road Garage, Lake Rd, Brynmawr NP23 4BR, UK – 01495 313524

It's a lovely school my grandson is 6 yrs old and loves going to school , all the teacher are lovely this school stops me from moving house

After School Care

Mrs Puddleduck Day Nursery

School Rd, Rassau, Ebbw Vale NP23 5PP, UK – 01495 306525

Registered Childminder - Jelly Tots

85 Windsor Rd, Brynmawr, Ebbw Vale NP23 4HJ, UK – 07791 302959

Four Seasons Health Care

Rookery Residential Home, Queen Square, Ebbw Vale NP23 6EF, UK – 01495 302221

Choosing a school around Ebbw Vale. This is an Australian video but has some really good Tips!

Independent Schools - Prep & Secondary - for Ebbw Vale

Independent Schools for Ebbw Vale - private preparatory and senior schools. Prep schools age 8 yrs to 11yrs or 13 yrs. Senior schools age 11yrs or 13 yrs to 18yrs. Some independent schools have a pre-prep department (age 3 to 8yrs) as well as prep and senior schools. Independent schools can be co-educational or single sex.

Secondary Schools

Brynmawr School

Intermediate Rd, Brynmawr, Ebbw Vale NP23 4XT, UK – 01495 310527

Not a bad school, me my dad an brothers and sisters went here..... Some good memory's.

Had a rough time in this school but got through it, learnt gcses were more important than people's opinions.

Ebbw Fawr Learning Community - Secondary Phase

Lime Ave, Ebbw Vale NP23 6GL, UK – 01495 354690

Had to remove the review sorry guys. Big boy John in room 055 gave me the shout.

From personal experience I have found that the school has really changed in the last two years and teachers really care about my education. The facilities and opportunities available are second to none.

Ebbw Fawr Learning Community (Primary Phase)

Strand Annealing Lane, Ebbw Vale NP23 6AJ, UK – 01495 357755

Not the best school in our locality

Independent Schools

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Local Authority Schools - Primary & Secondary Schools

Local Authority primary and secondary schools for NP23 4AL . LEA primary schools age 4yrs (the year in which a child is 5) to 11yrs. Secondary schools age 11yrs to 16yrs or 18 yrs. Each school has a local catchment area.

Primary Schools

Willowtown Community Primary School

Brynheulog St, Ebbw Vale NP23 6NP, UK – 01495 355400

Under new management since 2015. Continuous improvement since.

Hi all

Georgetown Primary School

4 Oakfield Rd, Tredegar NP22 4LJ, UK – 01495 717341

Fab school one of the best

i come here for school im going to llancaith on tuesday 2nd december

Ystruth Primary School

E Pentwyn Rd, Blaina, Abertillery NP13 3JN, UK – 01495 290955

I go to this this school. most teachers are nice some ain’t

I am a student there and it is amazing and some much fun recommened .

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Ofsted reports directly to Parliament and is independent and impartial, inspecting and regulating services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

Click for the full database of OFSTED's inspection reports - check out schools in NP23 or anywhere in the country.
GetTheRightSchool was formed to offer a unique reference point on getting your child into the school of your choice. The web site covers all you need to about education choices with tips and a guide to the application process and issues that could impact your child's school day, from dealing with bullying, to money issues, to how to work out school catchment areas when they move schools.
Independent Schools Council Website - has a search facility: by county, school or postcode. The ISC brings together eight associations of independent schools, their heads, bursars and governors and represents over 1,200 independent schools in the UK and overseas.
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Dyslexia support centres
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Special schools for Ebbw Vale for moderate to severe learning difficulties, ADHD, Autism, Physical impairment, complex health needs, communication difficulties, dyspraxia and other special needs.

Special Needs Schools around you

Pen Y Cwm Special School

Ebbw Vale NP23 6AJ, UK – 01495 357755

A wonderful school , rich in love and kindness and the hunger to give all its children the best care and support throughout their education!

Website with facility to search for many different kinds of special needs schools and links to lots of support groups.  Find a special needs school near Ebbw Vale or search the website for special schools throughout the UK

Adult Education Centres for NP23 - Language Tuition

Adult Education Centres for Ebbw Vale which may run evening or daytime language classes

Adult Education

Ebbw Vale Learning Action Centre

20 James St, Ebbw Vale NP23 6JG, UK – 01495 355300

The best tutors and courses for adults. Everyone is very helpful and will do anything to help you achieve your goal. Would highly recommend it to anyone.

Great place and surroundings to learn IT & one or two other vocations. I found the one teacher in the computer courses highl¥ professional but pleasant approachable.

Brynmawr Learning Action Centre

Market Square, Brynmawr, Ebbw Vale NP23 4AJ, UK – 01495 355595

Language Schools

Ebbw Fawr Learning Community - Secondary Phase

Lime Ave, Ebbw Vale NP23 6GL, UK – 01495 354690

Had to remove the review sorry guys. Big boy John in room 055 gave me the shout.

From personal experience I have found that the school has really changed in the last two years and teachers really care about my education. The facilities and opportunities available are second to none.

Language Schools for Ebbw Vale

Language schools for NP23. Also consider Adult Education Centres which might run evening language classes

Private Tutors for Ebbw Vale

Private Tuition for NP23
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Private Tutors

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