Myrddin Community Primary School was built in 1960 and is situated in its own attractive and extensive grounds. The school is set in an elevated position within the county town of Carmarthen and enjoys panoramic views of Carmarthen town and the lower Towy Valley. The catchment area comprises of some privately owned housing but mostly social housing. There are many places of interest to visit in the surrounding area, which offer the school a range of opportunities for enhancing its curriculum through first hand experiences.
The school is made up of four mixed age classes in the mainstream, which caters for pupils between the ages of three and eleven year’s age. The school has a special needs unit attached.
The Myrddin Special Needs Unit was established in 1975, and is made up of three special classes for pupils with severe learning difficulties and profound and multiple learning difficulties. In 1999 an Autistic Unit was added to the school providing education for pupils aged 3 to 11years of age on the autistic spectrum.
The school provides a warm, safe, happy and caring environment for both pupils and staff. All staff members are firmly committed to providing equality of opportunity for all and ensuring that the potential of each child is fulfilled. The school has a very good reputation in the community for the quality of education and level of care provided for the pupils. The school prides itself on the close links it has developed with parents and the community.