Facilities Hire

The Beacon’s comprehensive School site offers the following venues for hire:

Sports Hall

Our excellent 540m2 Sports Hall is ideal for badminton, basketball, indoor football, cricket, exercise and dance classes. It is marked for three full-size badminton courts, one full-size basketball court, four mini football courts and it also has four cricket nets.

Old Barn

Our 17th century, Grade II listed barn has retractable seating for 70 people, as well as performance sound and lighting, with a projector and large screen. It is perfect for classes, workshops, talks or exercise groups.

The Spinney Theatre

Our modern, light theatre is ideal for small productions, conferences and lectures. It has retractable seating for 220 people, professional sound and lighting, plus a projector and large screen.

Hours of Hire

Our facilities are available to hire: Monday-Friday evenings between 18:00 and 22:00; all day on the weekends; and during The Beacon School holidays.


Please note that due to COVID-19 all lettings at The Beacon have been temporarily suspended.

Please contact Jim Sanderson on facilitiesmanager@beaconschool.co.uk or 01494 736159 if you require further information regarding our facilities hire.

If you are a voluntary organisation, the School may be able to offer you a discounted rate. Please include evidence that you are a voluntary group with your initial enquiry. Many thanks.

Head’s Talk & Tours

Throughout July and August, our Headmaster, Will Phelps, is inviting future Beacon families to safely meet with him on our School site for a socially-distanced tour of our incredible school and an informal talk about your son and his education. Please click here for more details.

“The largest single sex Prep School in the UK, The Beacon still has an impressively inclusive, family feel to it, with a focus on pastoral care and turning out well-rounded boys.”

For a genuine insight into The Beacon, see our recent review from Muddy Stilettos.