Swimming Pool and On-Site Sports Complex
“…The best swimming pool in the locality” “…light airy studios” – Ofsted Report January 2012
We have the best swimming pool in the locality, which is widely used by the school and the local community; in addition the recently refurbished changing rooms provide exquisite facilities. There is a large indoor sports hall and outside Astroturf facility together with basketball and tennis courts.
We have a large Multi-Purpose hall and a Sports hall that are used for PE, extra-curricular activities and community use. The Multi-Purpose Hall has a seating capacity of approximately 500 and the Sports Hall has a seating capacity of approximately 350, both of which are available for hire.
Art Block with Media Suite
“A media editing suite with state of the art equipment” – Ofsted Report January 2012
Our art block has light airy studios, a well-equipped pottery and a media editing suite with state of the art equipment.
Nine Computer Suites
“All subjects use computers extensively” – Ofsted Report January 2012
There are five main computer rooms all with new computers and four specialist computer suites attached to Technology, Food Technology, Art and the ICT GNVQ course. Music has a great deal of electronic equipment too. All subjects use computers extensively.
Eight Science Laboratories
“…a wide range of experimental equipment” – Ofsted Report January 2012
We have 8 state of the art Science laboratories that easily convert into regular classrooms. Our laboratories are well resources with modern kits and other equipment that help to enhance the learning experience for students of all ages. Our very enthusiastic Science Teachers and Technicians are transforming the teaching of science. We also have a well-equipped computer room and a trolley of laptops that are easily wheeled to classes that need them.
Classrooms and a Well-Equipped Library
“The School library is large, well located and well stocked” – Ofsted Report January 2012
Mathematics and English have large classrooms and the recent Humanities and Language classrooms have been redecorated and equipped . The school library is large, well located and well stocked. It also has a computer suite for student use.
New Technology and Textiles Workshops
“…bright rooms with new equipment” – Ofsted Report January 2012
There are bright Design and Technology, Textiles and Food Technology rooms with new equipment.
Music, Drama, Dance and Assembly Facilities
“…dance/drama studio…fully equipped theatre” – Ofsted Report January 2012
The music department have specialist classrooms and large performance /practice areas. A drama/dance studio is also available. We also have a 200 seated fully equipped theatre, which is also available for hire.