This page will provide you with some relevant information about Ysgol Bro Preseli and the education we provide. You may have additional questions or queries which are not addressed on this page. If that is the case, you are welcome to contact the school directly where we will endeavour to answer any questions you may have.
Located in the rural village of Crymych, Pembrokeshire, Ysgol Bro Preseli has become the central point of this close knit community. Ysgol Bro Preseli is very much a community school which endeavours to serve the local and wider community. Travelling along the A478, the school is approximately 8.8 miles from the town of Cardigan where the school is located on the left.
From Narberth you would travel for approximately 13.8 miles, following the A478 into Crymych where the school is located on the right. If you are travelling from Haverfordwest you would travel along the A40 before following the A478 towards the village of Crymych. Haverfordwest is approximately 23.7miles from Crymych.
At the age of 4 years old your child is eligible to attend primary school full time. You do not have to send your children to school until they are 5 years old but many parents find this early start beneficial. At Ysgol Bro Preseli we cater for pupils from 3+ years of age. Pupils three years of age can attend part time during the third term following their 3rd birthday. Pupils may attend full time the term following their fourth birthday. Pupils of secondary school age will start at the beginning of the academic year following their 11th birthday.
Each school’s catchment area is published on the Council’s website. The catchment area for the primary element of Ysgol Bro Preseli is clearly outlined on this map.
The catchment area for the secondary element of Ysgol Bro Preseli differs from that of the primary element. The secondary catchment is coloured in blue/turquoise on this map.
A child of compulsory school age receiving primary education at Ysgol Bro Preseli and living two miles or over from the nearest suitable school is eligible for free school transport. A child of compulsory school age receiving secondary education at Ysgol Bro Preseli and living three miles or over from the nearest suitable school is eligible for free school transport.
To find out if your child is eligible for school transport to Ysgol Bro Preseli, click on the link below and enter your home postcode.
School Transport Eligibility – Pembrokeshire County Council
Ysgol Bro Preseli is currently a Category 2A Bilingual school. The description of a category 2A school is ‘At least 80% of subjects apart from English and Welsh are taught only through the medium of Welsh to all pupils’. All subjects are offered through the medium of Welsh but pupils will be provided with a choice of Welsh or English language when studying Science at secondary school age. We will discuss carefully with you which stream will be more suitable for your child.
Before you submit an application you are welcome to contact the school and speak to a member of staff. This is a great way of knowing if you are making the right choice for you and your child.
Remember that even if you have spoken to the school and we have said there are places available until you have made an application and had confirmation from School Admissions at Pembrokeshire County Council that your child has been accepted they cannot start school.
You can make an application for your child through the Pembrokeshire County Council Website