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We offer a first class education service. Monmouthshire schools are amongst the best in the country with four comprehensive schools, one special needs school and 43 primary schools including two Welsh speaking schools. The schools include a significant number of top performers. Further and higher education is well served by universities close by at Cardiff, Newport and Bristol. Coleg Gwent offers many adult education opportunities.

Monmouthshire lies in the South-East corner of Wales, sharing its border with England to the east. The County has beautiful countryside including an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the Wye Valley and part of the Brecon Beacons National Park. It is a large county, covering 850 square kilometres with nearly half its 87,900 residents living in the main towns of Abergavenny, Monmouth, Usk, Chepstow and Caldicot.

How to get here…

Located in the readily accessible South-East of Wales, Monmouthshire is served by the M4 and M48 Motorways to Bristol, London and Cardiff and to the north by the M50 to Birmingham and Manchester, via the A449. The airports of Cardiff & Bristol are within easy travelling distance, and there are fast train links to the County.

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