Venue Hire

At Joseph Swan Academy we have an extensive range of facilities which we make available to community groups and associations. If you wish to make use of these facilities or to discuss your groups requirements, please complete use the form on the ‘Pricing and Contact’ page and we will endeavour to meet your needs.

Booking Requests

Sports/Meetings/Dance and Exercise

For further details about our facilities or to make a booking please contact June Forster on 0191 442 2000 or email

Coming soon up-to-date information on space availability/prices and to make booking requests for either one-off or regular sports bookings, the new Joseph Swan Academy booking system will be operated on our behalf by SchoolHire.

Sports Hall

Joseph Swan has a superb Sports Hall suitable for five-a-side Football, Basketball, Netball, Badminton, Climbing and Bouldering.


The Gym is available for junior Basketball, fitness classes and youth club sessions. Any other appropriate request for usage will be considered.


The MUGA is fenced and floodlit. It can be used for Netball, Tennis, Football or fitness sessions.

Playing Fields

Our rugby pitch is ideal for junior rugby matches and training sessions. Our lower field has four 7 a side pitches, which can be used for junior fixtures, training and adult recreational football. We also have 2 pitches with full size goals available for 11 a side matches.

Main Hall

The hall is an ideal setting for hosting shows, presentation evenings, dances, fitness classes, childrens parties etc. It has an excellent sound system which can be linked to a computer and a large screen for presentations on the stage.


Joseph Swan has a number of classrooms available for community use, all equipped with whiteboards which can be linked to a laptop for presentations

Conference Room

The school conference room is an excellent venue for any kind of meeting. It is equipped with an interactive whiteboard which can be linked to a laptop for presentations.