Hire school facilities

Apply to let rooms, pools and sports facilities

You can hire a range of facilities in our schools including

  • swimming pools
  • classrooms
  • games and sports halls
  • sports pitches.

How you apply depends on the type of school you want to use.

To hire facilities in a secondary school please contact the school directly. Secondary schools set their own charges. Find a secondary school in our directory.

To hire facilities in a primary or special school please download the application form and information on charges below. Please give at least two weeks’ notice. Find a primary school or special school in our directories.

Hire a primary or special school

If you wish to use a school at the weekend or after 6pm on a weekday, you must ask the school's Service Support Officer (SSO) before you submit your application.

If you wish to use the school before 6pm on a weekday, you must ask the headteacher to approve this and sign your application.

Primary or special schools cannot be let after 6pm on Thursdays.

Kitchen facilities

Use of school kitchen facilities is not included in any let. If you need to use kitchen facilities you must

  • give details of this in your application, including the times of use
  • pay for a member of the school's catering staff to be present while the kitchen is in use.

Any group that uses a kitchen without permission will be in breach of the conditions of their let. We may cancel their let.

Please note that you can access drinking water outside of kitchen areas in all schools.

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