Pembrokeshire County Council

Cyngor Sir Benfro
Local Authority (LA)
  • Pembrokeshire County Council
  • County Hall
  • Haverfordwest
  • Pembrokeshire
  • SA61 1TP
About us
The county of Pembrokeshire has a population of just over 125,000 people. The Local Authority maintains five 11-18 secondary schools (1 being welsh medium), one welsh medium 3-18 school, one 3-16 school, one 11-16 school, 52 primary schools, one special school and one pupil referral unit. Pembrokeshire is part of the regional education consortia, Partneriaeth - the other two authorities being Swansea and Carmarthen.
Some key dynamics associated with our pupil cohort in Pembrokeshire are:-
• Over a three year average, 16.2% of pupils aged 5 to 15 are eligible for free school meals, slightly lower than the Wales average of 17.8%
• 12.1% of pupils aged 5 and over are fluent in Welsh, which is lower than the Wales average of 16.2%
• 5.6% of pupils aged five and over are from ethnic minorities, below the Wales average of 11.4%
• 24.3% of pupils have special educational needs, higher than the Wales average of 22.2%
• 64 children per 10,000 were looked after by the local authority in 2019, which is lower than the Wales average
The Administration in Pembrokeshire has been clear about its vision for promoting high educational standards through delivering efficient education for learners.