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Starting School

Dechrau’r Ysgol

All admissions to school are approved by the Neath Port Talbot Admissions Officer, School and Family Support Team.

Admission forms are available from the School Admissions Section, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, or parents can apply online at

If you are considering sending your child to Coed Hirwaun Primary School and would like to arrange a visit or to talk to the Headteacher please phone the school on 01656 747830. Please ask to speak to Mrs Sian Jefford, Headteacher and we will arrange a mutually convenient day and time.

Letters will go out in the first week of September regarding dates for admissions for the Nursery in the Autumn Term.

School Meals from Reception to Year 6

Cinio Ysgol o’r Dderbynfa i Flwyddyn 6

Hot meals are provided in school for full time pupils. All pupils in Reception – Year 6 in Neath Port Talbot Council are now entitled to Free School Meals.

School Fruit

Pupils can have fruit on a daily basis at a charge of 20p per day. Nursery-Year 2 pay for the week in advance on a Monday (money in an envelope clearly marked with your child’s name and their year group). Year 3-Year 6 bring 20p in each day and purchase the fruit on a daily basis.

School Uniform

Gwisg Ysgol

We believe that the wearing of school uniform contributes to a sense of belonging to the school community and helps to develop a sense of pride in the school. The agreed uniform is any combination of the following:

Boys/Bechgyn Girls/Merched

Gold polo shirt (with or without logo) Gold polo shirt (with or without logo)
Navy trousers or joggers Navy skirts, pinafore dresses,
Navy hooded, round or trousers or joggers
V necked Sweatshirt (with or without logo) Navy sweatshirt or cardigan(with or without logo)
Sensible Black Shoes Sensible Black Shoes
or Black / White Trainers or Black / White Trainers
In summer smart navy shorts may be worn and yellow and white gingham dresses are available for the girls and a white cardigan. Cycle shorts are not permitted except for P.E. Also available are P.E. shorts, T-shirts and bags, Book bags, Backpacks, winter hats and baseball hats.

All the above can be supplied by:

Unit 4 New Street
Bridgend Industrial Estate
Bridgend CF31 3UD
Tel: 01656 655122

Image Shops

Unit 27, Aberafan Centre

Port Talbot SA13 1PB

Tel: 01639 888587

Opening Monday-Saturday



Sportec Embroidery & Printing Ltd

Unit 5 Abbey Rd Ind Est
Neath Port Talbot
SA10 7DN

Tel: 01639 632250Ā

Clothes for Physical Education

Dillad ar gyfer Addysg Gorfforol
All children are required to bring kit for P.E. This will consist of navy shorts and a yellow T-shirt with or without logo for indoor P.E. (no shoes). For outdoor games, trainers are required, with a sweatshirt and joggers during the winter months.

School Nursing Service Documents

Health Information

Introductory Letter

Primary Leaflet

Primary Leaflet Welsh