Treorchy Comprehensive School is an 11-18 mixed comprehensive school situated near the centre of the town. The school occupies 13 separate buildings on a long, narrow site, which does not include green playing fields. A full range of ability is represented among the pupils.
The school’s aims and objectives are prominently displayed in the entrance hall. They are clearly focused on promoting a sense of self-respect and enquiry, developing individual potential and preparing pupils for adult life. The priorities of the school as set out in the school development plan are to support pupils in achieving their full potential, improve the quality of teaching and learning, develop the pupils’ key skills through a broad and balanced curriculum and develop further links with the community, parents and governors. The SDP identifies whole school targets to improve pupil achievement and attendance.
The school has an uptake of pupils from a broad range of areas within RCT – Treorchy, Blaencwm, Blaenrhondda, Treherbert, Cwmparc, Pentre, Ton Pentre and Gelli.