Schools & Education

Crickhowell is served by a primary school and a co-educational secondary school.  Each of the villages of Llangattock, Llangynidr and Llanbedr also have a primary school.

Crickhowell High School

Crickhowell High School was built in 1983 to meet the needs of a growing community. The school’s staff are committed to delivering good quality teaching and learning. The school is known for its high standards of achievement and active approach to healthy lifestyles, and a belief that a good community school is about developing the whole person, within and beyond the classroom. With the interests of each of student at heart the school aims to inspire young people to take their place as global citizens of the Twenty-First Century and they are encouraged to ‘be the best they can be’ and to strive for excellence in everything they do.

Address: New Road, Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1AW

Phone: 01873 813500


Crickhowell Primary School

The school stands, surrounded by spacious playing fields, in a pleasant and elevated position on the western edge of Crickhowell. There are full facilities for children from Nursery age to Year 6.

To request a prospectus or arrange a visit, telephone the school or visit the school’s website.

Access to the school is via Llanbedr Road (turning north off the A40) and then follow Oakfield Drive to its end.

Address: Oakfield Drive, Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1DY

Phone: 01873 810300


Crickhowell primary school is currently recruiting an inspirational teaching Head to take the school forward on its journey . . . .


Llangattock Church in Wales Primary School

Since January 2016, Llangattock Church in Wales School has been part of the Pioneer Schools Network working with a range of other schools across Wales to develop and shape the future of Welsh education.

Address: Llangattock, Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1PH

Phone: 01873 810608


Llanbedr Church in Wales Primary School

Llanbedr Church in Wales school aims to promote Christian values, cultural diversity, race equality and community links. It provides a happy, stimulating and secure environment for pupils to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for life in an ever-changing society. It has strong community links, approx 40 pupils across 3 classes.

Address: Llanbedr, Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1SR

Phone: 01873 810619


Llangynidr Community Primary School

The school is in the village of Llangynidr, a beautiful rural setting at the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, mid way between the market towns of Abergavenny and Brecon and some four miles from Crickhowell.

The catchment area consists of Llangynidr, Talybont-on-Usk and the surrounding villages. Since the closure of Talybont-on-Usk village school in 1991, many children from the area travel on school transport to our school. The bus leaves Talybont-on-Usk Post Office at 8.40 a.m. and returns at 3.45 p.m. A bus also brings children from Bwlch at 8.45 a.m. to return by 3.45 p.m.

Address: Church Close, Llangynidr, Powys NP8 1NY

Phone: 01873 730681