Re-opening Torfaen Schools (September 2020)

Torfaen has welcomed plans by the Education Minister to allow schools that can do so, to safely reopen from the first week of September, with all schools to reopen from September 14.

Read the full Schools to reopen to all pupils from September news article here.

A letter to parents from the Chief Officer, Education is available here.

Frequently Asked Questions section has been put together and is available here.

Welsh Government have produced a returning to school video to reassure those who have been shielding and may feel anxious about this step.

Home to School Transport (September 2020)

There may be some changes to your home-to-school transport journey when schools re-open in September. The following information is provided to ensure we stop the spread of Coronavirus and keep everyone safe.

Support for vulnerable children and key worker children during the summer holiday period

The council’s summer offer for vulnerable children and some key worker children has been announced today.

Read the full Support for vulnerable children and key worker children during the summer holiday period article here.

Changes to Services/Support Available

Details of changes to service and support available can be found here:

Online Safety Guidance for Parents and Carers

A round up of online safety news, resources, events and competitions that learners and parents/carers can get involved with from home are available on

Nursery admissions for 2021

Applications for nursery admissions in 2021 will be posted to all eligible children on 31st August 2020.

If you do not receive correspondence by 7th September 2020, please email