Apart from some early private schools the two main primary schools were the Council School in Heol-y-Dwr and the National or Church School in Brecon Road. The Parish Hall in Lion Street was used for the infant class for the Church School in Brecon Road.A new combined Primary school was built in Oxford Road in 1972. (now replaced by a new Primary School in 2018). The Heol-y-Dwr building was demolished in 1970 and replaced by a new Police Station. The old National School in Brecon Road is now the Masonic Lodge.