The school is a thriving, successful mixed comprehensive of some 1800 pupils based on a large campus. There is a sixth form of some 290 pupils. The school is located in the small town of Ammanford at the foot of the Black Mountains. Pupils attending the school come from a large catchment area which is a mixture of the rural and industrial. The school reflects and enhances the bilingual nature of the area.
The school has excellent sports facilities, including a sports hall, a swimming pool, a new astroturf for Hockey and Football, together with new Tennis courts. There is also a fine tradition of sporting achievements and other extra-curricular activities in the school. Many boys and girls represent their county and country in a number of fields. New members of staff will be joining a highly committed and caring staff.