Here at Whickham School we pride ourselves in being a true community resource, at the heart of the community we serve and for the benefit of the whole community.

Following the opening of our new school we are now excited to share our state-of-the-art facilities.  We are also pleased to share details of our partnership with SSP Facility Lettings who will be managing all aspects of our external hire arrangements.

Through this partnership we offer outstanding sporting, conferencing and classroom facilities with free on-site parking.  You will be supported by friendly and professional staff, on hand to ensure that your experience here is a pleasant one.

Providing great facilities at incredibly competitive prices, Whickham School is the smart choice for facility lettings. Whether your group is long standing and established or a new developing one, be it large or small, our facilities are a match for everyone and every occasion.

Sport & Outdoor

We boast a range of sand based floodlit AstroTurf pitches.  Our new Sports Hall, and Activity Studios provide a bright, modern and welcoming backdrop to your sporting/leisure class or gathering, whatever the time of year.  We are proud to work in partnership with a number of community sports clubs, providing facilities for training and competitive matches.

Events, Conferencing & Classrooms

We offer a range of larger scale areas, perfect for events and conferences.  This extends to include the newly built and appointed Main Hall, alongside our main school and sixth form atrium areas.

We also benefit from a range of classrooms and meeting rooms ideal for training, interviews, group activities and independent teachers/tutors.  State-of-the-art technologies, presentation equipment and IT facilities are all available upon request.

Bespoke events packages are available providing you with the flexibility to build a tailored facility lettings package suited to your event needs.  We are also able to offer support with event management and delivery via the experienced team at SSP Facility Lettings.

Specialist Facilities

We are sure that our 3rd Floor Art Barn with 360-degree vistas will prove a popular creative and inspirational space for artists and creatives.  Equally, our Cookery Demonstration Room, complete with cameras, large screens and live streaming facilities will no doubt appeal to a wide range of users.  Also, don’t forget our IT suites, perfect for any groups requiring access to multiple computers for training or educational purposes.


When entering our new building you will be greeted with the light spacious atrium with direct access to the main hall which features bleacher seating – ideal for presentations or productions. Drama, dance, music and theatrical performances will benefit from our professional standard facilities offering real stage experiences for the performers and quality theatre standard entertainment for audiences.

Enquires & Bookings

To ensure your booking experience is as seamless as possible we’ve migrated to an online booking platform – CLICK HERE TO MAKE A BOOKING

Here you will find all of the information you need to place and manage your bookings inclusive of availability, pricing etc. We’ve also produced a ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ (FAQ) to help get you up and running with the online booking system

If you have any questions pertaining to events/conferences and/or bespoke event please contact us: