Schools in Barnsley

In Barnsley, we have 53 nursery units for children between three and four years of age, which are attached to primary schools.

Education for children between the ages of five and 11 is provided in 78 primary schools; 31 of these are academies.

For young people 11 - 18, education is provided by 10 advanced learning centres, four of which are academies.

Penistone Grammar ALC has its own sixth form (11-18)

Two special schools provide education for children aged 3-19 who have significant and complex special educational needs.

You can find full details of all our schools and academies on our printable Schools List.

If you'd like more information about any of them, please contact the relevant school directly or contact our Admissions Team.

If you need information about school holidays, please see our School terms and holidays page.