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Facilities for Hire

The school boasts impressive indoor and outdoor facilities, that host a range of local clubs, groups and private one-off special events.

 

The facilities are available on weekday evenings during term time, at weekends and during the school holidays. 

Contact us to discuss your requirements on:

Emaillettings@theswanageschool.co.uk

Telephone:  01929 428097

 

Sports Hall - from £27.50 per hour

The Swanage School has a fantastic Sports Hall available for hire. Following a recent refurbishment, it has markings for basketball, four badminton courts, a 5-a-side pitch and cricket nets. There is also a partition to divide the hall.

Indoor football goals, badminton posts, nets, basketball and netball hoops can be supplied upon request. There are also changing rooms and toilets.

The Sports Hall is great for sports classes, sessions and training. With a range of equipment, it can cater for various sports including; basketball, netball, football and badminton. It’s also a great space for gymnastics, dance classes and fitness classes.

Main Hall - from £22 per hour*

The Main Hall or Atrium is an amazing space. Individual seating and tables can be set up for your needs. The Main Hall is able to accommodate 250 people seated in rows and comfortably up to 100-120 seated at tables. Used in conjunction with the drama studio, it is easily transformed into a performance space perfect for shows and performances, with a bi-folding door that can be pulled back to reveal the stage area and the drama studio acting as a "back-stage" area behind.

The facility is extremely flexible, so it is ideal for a variety of events, including presentations, musical performances, parties and sports activities.

  • Multi-use main hall
  • Capacity for 500 people
  • Possibility for 250 people seated
  • Nearby toilets

Hire of the main hall can be combined with use of our kitchen and we are happy to provide tables, chairs and other equipment for your event.

Drama Studio - from £15 per hour*

The Swanage School has a brilliant drama studio available for use. It has room for 30 and is a soundproofed room. There is also stage lighting, theatre curtains and bi-folding doors that lead into the main hall. A stage can also be erected for a small additional charge if requested.

The drama studio is great for rehearsing, drama classes, small group workshops and used alongside the main hall it is great for parties, discos and performances.

  • Capacity for 30 people
  • Can be used alongside the main hall
  • Staging, lighting and curtains available
  • Soundproofed room
  • Nearby changing rooms and toilets

Classrooms - from £10 per hour*

The school has ample classrooms available for hire. With state of the art whiteboards and projectors, they make great learning environments. With tables and chairs for 30 people. 

The rooms are perfect for tuition, language lessons, meetings and small workshops. There is also access to some specialist classrooms if requested.

  • Classrooms with capacity for 30 people
  • Tables and chairs
  • Whiteboards and projectors
  • Specialist classrooms available upon request
  • Nearby toilets

Our art classroom is a particularly lovely space with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Purbeck hills.

Kitchen - from £5 per hour*

Our kitchen is available for the preparation and serving of food and beverages, subject to discussion of your requirements, or if you wish to bring in outside caterers for your event. The kitchen is adjacent to the main hall and has a large serving hatch (with hot plates).

Field or netball court - from £12 per hour*

We have an outside netball court, alongside a field that can be used for outdoor events such as fetes.

6-a-side Astro Turf - £20 per hour

Our 6-a-side astro pitch is available for hire at weekends, and during holidays or summer evenings (not floodlit) 

 

*Pricing

Prices given above are for community groups and charities, or for youth, OAP and disability groups. Prices may vary on the overall use of the facilities; for example, the studio, classrooms and outside space will only be available at the prices cited above when other facilities are in use at the same time, and the kitchen for £5 per hour only in conjunction with the hire of the main hall. A minimum two hour booking may be required at times there is no other use of the building (e.g. at weekends or during school holidays). A cleaning charge is added for one off events and functions, and a deposit required for the use of any equipment. For more information on pricing for an event, function or conference, or to confirm the cost of regular hire, please discuss your idea with us by calling 01929 428097 or by emailing lettings@theswanageschool.co.uk