We are delighted to be able to share our facilities here at the Blue Coat with the wider community. 

Whilst ensuring our state of the art facilities are available during the School day for our students is our top priority, we are delighted to be able to offer the opportunity for private hire for individuals or organisations outside of the normal school day during evenings, weekends and the School holidays.

The main facilities we have available for hire are:

  • Sports Hall
  • Dance Studio
  • And for other activities:
  • Shirley Hall
  • Dining Hall (with or without tables)
  • Classrooms
  • Outdoor cricket nets.

Activities & events

The School can accommodate requirements such as block bookings for the sports facilities or single private hires and these can be for activities such as:

  • Football (5 a side)
  • Cricket
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Hockey
  • Badminton
  • Aerobics
  • Zumba
  • Yoga
  • Concerts
  • Conferences
  • Events

Our hire prices

Concessionary charges of up to 50% off the ‘Normal Charge’ may be applied at the discretion of the Director of Resources in respect of voluntary groups or groups involving children during school holiday periods between the hours of 9.00am and 4.00pm. Bookings in excess of two consecutive hours may also attract discounts at the discretion of the School.

All costs above are inclusive of caretakers services.

To view our letting charges please click here.

For further details please click here for our Lettings Terms and Conditions.


If you require further information about these facilities please do not hesitate to contact Alan Melia on 0151 733 1407 or by email at a.melia@bluecoatschool.org.uk. We would be delighted to arrange an appointment for viewing of our facilities at a mutually convenient time.