Facilities for Hire

The facilities at Wreake Valley Academy are available to hire on Monday – Friday from 5.30pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 9am. More details of the facilities, including information on the booking procedure, can be found below or by contacting Ian Harrison on 0116 264 1080 ext 252 or email Ian.harrison@wvacademy.org:

Suitable for a range of events including plays, conferences and presentations, the theatre seats up to 192 in tiered seating (including provision for up to 4 wheelchairs), has a large stage, a lighting box and the possibility of technical support.

Sports Facilities

Two large indoor facilities are available for hire. The sports hall and gym are suitable for a range of activities including basketball, netball, indoor tennis (nets provided), badminton (nets provided), 5 a side football, tae-kwon-do and archery.


Please note that equipment, other than that indicated, is not provided and the use of soft balls only is required.


There are also outdoor football pitches for juniors and seniors with goalposts provided (no nets), outdoor tennis courts, an unmarked all weather pitch (not accessible in extreme wet weather) and a field with a running track which is ideal for events such as charity fun runs. 


Dance Studio

Ideal for keep fit classes and dance / drama workshops, the Dance Studio provides for small group sessions.



Our wide range of classrooms can be used for meetings, conferences, training sessions and much more.




Charges apply to all facilities. For more information see Community Charges for Facilities Hire 2016-2017

Catering may be available subject to the size of the booking and requirements – please call to discuss


Booking forms

Please note that bookings will not be considered without the relevant form including a signed copy of the Indemnity and Conditions of letting document.


Hiring guidelines (all bookings)

Booking Form Theatre

Booking Form Sports Hall

Additional guidelines for theatre bookings

Theatre Layout Community Plan

Fire and First Aid regulations for Hirers

Indemnity and Conditions of Letting – must be returned with all booking forms

Forms should be returned to the School reception or by post to the following address:

Wreake Valley Academy
Parkstone Road

Please note that the premises are not licenced and therefore no alcohol is permitted on site under any circumstances. We do not hold a civil wedding licence.