School Information/ Gwybodaeth

Rhos Primary is situated in the semi-rural village of Rhos on the edge of the Swansea Valley and is approximately 2 miles above the town of Pontardawe. Our school serves the areas of Delffordd, Maes-y-Cornel, Cae Rhedyn, March Hywel, the new housing development Allt Y Celyn and the hamlets of Cilybebyll and Gellinudd.

The immediate environment of the school is farmland, hillsides and valleys. Together with the schools large playground and grassed areas this helps give the school its unique character and culture.

Pupils from Rhos Primary School will usually move on to Cwmtawe Community School after Year 6, a short distance away in Pontardawe.

Click on the link below to access our Cynefin website which will tell you all about our sense of belonging in Rhos and what it means to be part of the Rhos Community, past and present.

Rhos Primary consists of two buildings:

The Old School (1908) which has 3 classrooms, library, a ‘Green Screen’ room  and a nurture room.

The Lower Building houses the Foundation Phase and also contains the kitchen, hall and the school offices.

There is a purpose built self -contained child care facility situated within the school grounds but is run separately to the school. The child care providers are called Lullabys and can be contacted on 01792 864636. Their provision currently caters for children aged between 2 – 8 years.  old.

Starting School
All admissions to school are approved by the Neath Port Talbot Admissions Officer, School and Family Support Team. Their telephone number is 01693 763580. Admission forms are available from the School Admissions Section, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, or parents can apply online at
If you would like to speak to us regarding joining our school please ring the office on 01792 862177 and speak to the school clerk Ms. Bevan.