St Cyres moved to a new school build in October 2014 and is a 1105 pupil 11-18 secondary school located in Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan. The facilities in the new school include Large 50” – 60” TVs in all classrooms with Apple TV for connectivity from iPads and MacBooks. All pupils have their own iPad and are part of the teaching and learning resources, whilst connected to the latest standard of Wifi available throughout the site. We also have purpose built performance space with retractable seating for 260 people, professional light and sound rigs and control room combined with Dance Studio with sprung floor, mirrored wall and ballet barre and independent professional light and sound system. The school has a large 4-court sports hall with sound system and projection facilities, separate fitness suite with top of the range equipment and purpose built technology workshops and food technology rooms. There is a music wing consisting of music technology classrooms, practice rooms, recording rooms and radio station, 7 fully practical science labs, 2 demonstration labs and separate science demonstration area. We have a 220 capacity dining room and separate 6th form café. 5 fully equipped IT rooms for teaching specialist courses in ICT and computing and specialist drama studio with professional sound and lighting system.
On completion of phase 2 in October 2015, facilities will include full size 3G pitch, 110m artificial running track, extensive grass playing fields, amphitheatre, external teaching and learning spaces, allotment area and wildlife pond.