St Chad’s Catholic Primary School is in Hospital Street, Newtown. It is a single form entry school which has a high reputation and has achieved Beacon status.
The school provides a first-class Catholic education for the children of the Cathedral parish. Mass is celebrated weekly in the School and children are prepared for First Confession, First Holy Communion and Confirmation. There is a strong musical tradition and the School Choir sings in the Cathedral for Mass on its festival days.