This page provides some useful information on:
- Visa & immigration rules for families
- Local schools and childcare facilities
- Fun (and free) Welsh & English language classes for parents
Your family (dependants) can access our services and we are happy to provide advice & support to them, and they are also welcome to attend our various social trips & events.
Visas and Immigration
Visa information for families (dependants) can be found here.
English Language Support for Dependants
We offer a Free Second Language English Course for wives, husbands and/or partners of International Students at Bangor University. We also welcome students, local residents and/or staff who have the time, and who wish to improve language skills in an informal setting. Emphasis is on Speaking and Listening, and learning about the UK, Welsh and International Culture.
Schools and Childcare Provision
There are 106 primary schools, 14 secondary schools and 3 special schools in Gwynedd. Please click here for information about primary and secondary schools in the Bangor area and admission policies. Gwynedd Council have produced a very useful document explaining how you can admit your children into local schools. The document can be found here (please scroll down to Page 10 for the English version).
Telephone: 01286 675570
Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
For more information, you can contact the Gwynedd Information Service for Children, Young People and Families.
In addition to the local authority schools, Bangor has two independent schools:
- St Gerard's School Trust: http://www.st-gerards.org/
- Bangor Independent School: firstname.lastname@example.org
For details of these schools and their admissions procedures, please contact them directly.
Childcare in Bangor
Childcare in other towns close to Bangor:
Conwy - Click here for more information.
The university student support office has a very useful webpage detailing school and childcare provision in Bangor and the surrounding area. Please see here.