Within Barry there is a selection of primary schools, the catchment schools are Holton Primary School and High Street for English medium and Ysgol St Baruc for Welsh medium. For denominational schools there is All saints Church In Wales (CIW) Primary School and St Helens Catholic Primary School. There are other primary schools in the area, which include Romilly Primary School, Barry Island Primary School for English medium. For Welsh medium there is Ysgol St Curig.
For secondary education English medium there is Whitmore High School and Pencoedtre, St Richard Gwyn RC for denominational and Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Morgannwg for Welsh medium. For older students there is Cardiff and Vale College.
For universities Cardiff boosts from Cardiff Metropolitan University and Cardiff University within the city. To the north is University of South Wales and to the west in Swansea, University of Wales.
For more information on schools and admission, arrangements in the Vale of Glamorgan please click the Councils website link Vale of Glamorgan Council.
The local council aims to provide a Welsh medium primary school at Barry Waterfront from 2021, the school proposes to establish 420 places. It will transfer Ysgol St Barus into a new building. Expanding Ysgol Sant Baruc.
For more information, please click on the URL's which provide PDF's on Welsh medium education. Your guide to Welsh-Medium education & The benefits of being bilingual.