British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS)

BFRS is a Social Enterprise that was created to work in support of the Armed Forces Community (AFC). We support them by working with companies across the UK that are looking to hire, re-train, and offer career advice to the them. 

We successful host National Careers Fairs across the country and our aim is to continuously introduce the AFC to companies and try to ensure they are fully aware of the benefits of employing from this community.

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

How do I find out what schools are available around Llanddew? 
There are some frighteningly frank websites for you to choose from. The Government one is You simply enter your location, perhaps Llanddew, 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 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 Brecon? 
If you just need to know your school catchment area try .If you are looking for exhaustive information on the schools as well go to

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 LD3
Click also to find: Childcare Services, Nursery Schools, After School Care

PreSchools and Playgroups for Llanddew

Puffins Pre-School

1 Glamorgan St, Brecon LD3 7DW, UK – 01874 611615

Buttons Nursery

Brecon UK, 6 Church Ln, Brecon LD3 7AS, UK – 01874 620170

Mount Street Nursery and Infant School

4 Rhosferig Rd, Brecon LD3 7NG, UK – 01874 623038

After School Care

Arosfa Day Centres

Camden Road, Brecon, Powys LD3 7RT, UK – 01874 624666

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

Independent Schools - Prep & Secondary - for Llanddew

Independent Schools for Llanddew - 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

Christ College

Bridge St, Brecon LD3 8AF, UK – 01874 615440

A very good boarding school!


Brecon High School

Penlan, Brecon LD3 9SR, UK – 01874 622361

Penmaes School

Canal Rd, Brecon LD3 7HL, UK – 01874 623508

Independent Schools

Christ College

Bridge St, Brecon LD3 8AF, UK – 01874 615440

A very good boarding school!


Local Authority Schools - Primary & Secondary Schools

Local Authority primary and secondary schools for LD3 7AL . 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

Mount Street Junior School

Mount St, Brecon LD3 7LU, UK – 01874 622262


Excellent school

Llanfaes Primary School

73 Ffynnon Dewi, Brecon LD3 8DS, UK

Priory Church in Wales School

Pendre Cl, Brecon LD3 9EU, UK – 01874 623549

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 LD3 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.
Schools Web Directory - lists all UK local education authorities with a click-through to their websites. Each Local Authority has lists of its own schools and details of application procedures.
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Dyslexia support centres
Click also to find: Education Agencies & Authorities, Schools - Independent & Preparatory
Special schools for Llanddew 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

Penmaes School

Canal Rd, Brecon LD3 7HL, UK – 01874 623508

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 Llanddew or search the website for special schools throughout the UK

Adult Education Centres for LD3 - Language Tuition

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

Adult Education

Mid Wales Dance Academy

74 Beacons Park, Brecon LD3 9BQ, UK – 01874 623219


74 Beacons Park, Brecon LD3 9BQ, UK – 01874 623219

Arosfa Day Centres

Camden Road, Brecon, Powys LD3 7RT, UK – 01874 624666

Language Schools

Brecon High School

Penlan, Brecon LD3 9SR, UK – 01874 622361

Language Schools for Llanddew

Language schools for LD3. Also consider Adult Education Centres which might run evening language classes

Private Tutors for Llanddew

Private Tuition for LD3
Click also to find: Language Schools, Translators & Interpreters

Private Tutors

Brecon Maths and Science Tutor

1 Fronwen Terrace, Cradoc Road, Brecon LD3 9HB, UK – 07984 807186