Flintshire Local Education Authority has 70 primary schools, 3 special schools and 12 secondary schools. The LEA supports schools in delivering a broad and high quality education. It also works with a range of other organisations who care for children, or provide advice to children, young people and their parents. Flintshire offers a wealth of leisure and cultural activities, beautiful countryside, a rich and fascinating history spanning more than seven centuries, and a wide range of high-quality accomodation. Known as the Gateway To North Wales, the country benefits from outstanding road, rail and air links. It is conveniently located between the Roman City of Chester and Snowdonia.