The school site is spread across several buildings and facilities include IT suites, a dedicated design and technology block, library, canteen and specialist classrooms for science and music. The physical education department benefits from an astro-turf pitch, tennis courts, large playing fields, 2 sports halls and a fitness suite. There is also a dedicated block exclusively for sixth form teaching, and includes a student common room with a coffee shop.
Caerleon Comprehensive School looks to foster a friendly environment and beyond merely academic provision offers students the chance to participate in numerous extra-curricular activities. The school has a national reputation in sport and music and participates in schemes such as the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.