The School Site

Castell Alun has an excellent standard of accommodation within a modern and pleasant environment. We are continually updating and improving our facilities and the school has an impressive range of specialist areas.

These include:

  • Science block with 10 laboratories.
  • A wide range of modern classrooms arranged in faculty areas.
  • A large, purpose-built Library offering a comprehensive book and multimedia learning resource plus a careers library and Atrium Study for the Sixth Form.
  • Expressive Arts Centre with music keyboard laboratory, studio, practice rooms
    and classroom provision.
  • Technology Suite which includes provision for Computer Applications, Workshops,
    Art/Design areas.
  • Media Suite with full recording and video/sound editing facilities.
  • Modern dining room and cafeteria plus a dedicated room for students who
    bring a packed lunch.
  • Full provision for Information and Communication Technology in five Network Computer suites allowing access to school and County networks as well as the Internet. Most classrooms are equipped with overhead data projectors.
  • A large concourse, which provides a meeting and sitting area for students.
  • Study areas and lounge areas for Sixth Form students.
  • Sitting areas throughout the school, for use in inclement weather.
  • Enclosed Centre Quadrangle with picnic tables and benches.
  • Full provision for Sport and Recreation – The Sports Centre and Gymnasium offer facilities for squash, badminton, indoor tennis, table tennis, basketball, with a fully equipped fitness/weight training room.
  • The school also has some 20 acres of playing fields with hockey, football, rugby, cricket pitches, athletics track, tennis courts and a floodlit Astroturf pitch.