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Charles Darwin School

Facilities and prices

We have a range of facilities which can be booked. See below for prices and details

Price List (Hourly Rate)





Fitness Gym




1/3 3G Pitch




Full 3G Pitch




3G Match Fee




Full Sports Hall








Full Gymnasium




Dance Studio




Darwin Room




Cricket Nets




Table Tennis








3G Pitch

Our 3G pitch was opened by the Football Association in October 2014.  It is certified and registered as a suitable playing surface with the FA and also has flood lighting.

The pitch can be divided into three and  5, 6 or 7 a side pitches using the nets.  When the nets are down full 11 a side matches can be played.  It is also marked out for 9 v 9 matches and goals are available.

We have two separate changing rooms for home and away matches, plus an additional room for referees/officials.

Summer availability is very good with 1/3 pitches available most nights.

For the football 16/17 season availability is limited to the slots below, priority will be given to clubs booking in for the 40 week season:

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Dance Studio

Our mirrored dance studio is very popular for our fitness classes, such as insanity, step and pilates.  We have a number of dance classes for children and tap dance for adults.

Please see our Classes section for more information.

Darwin Room

The Darwin Room can be used as a classroom, meeting room or soft play area. It has eight tables, can accommodate up to 40 chairs and comes with a white board and built-in projector.

It is often used for parties and as a club room for our resident adults team.


Our gymnasium has sprung wooden flooring and is used by gymnastics groups and high impact exercise classes.  It also is marked out as two badminton courts.

Outside courts

We have four dual use courts that can be set up for basketball, netball or tennis.  Our "Back to Netball" sessions run on Thursdays outdoors in the summer from 7:30pm to 9:00pm and indoors in winter from 6:30pm to 7.30pm.

Our tennis sessions break at the end of the summer term, and resume in September indoors till Easter.  Session times are 4:00pm for 5 to 8 year olds and 5:00pm for 9+ year olds.  Sessions are run by Jason’s Totally Tennis.

Mid week evening tennis is available with one day's notice.  Court hire is £10 per hour.

School Hall

Our school hall is available for hire for events and in the daytime during the summer.

To hire please contact Wendy Everest on [term time] or outside term time.

Sports Hall

Our sports hall is the size of four badminton courts and has four cricket nets.  It can be curtained off into two sections.

The floor is painted concrete.  It is also marked out for indoor football, basketball and netball.

Badminton courts can be booked at short notice and rackets and shuttlecocks are available to borrow for free at reception.

Personal Training

Personal training is available on site through our friendly Boot Camp Instructor: