King James' School

Facilities and Lettings

King James’s School has an extensive range of facilities available for regular hire or one-off events. We can accommodate the needs of clubs and organisations, businesses, or individual requests, from adult learning courses to five-a-side football to wedding receptions!

Spaces available for hire include classrooms, meeting rooms, conference rooms, IT suites, two gyms, a sports hall, grass pitches and synthetic pitches - all at very reasonable, competitive rates.

School facilities are available for hire:

  • on school term weekdays - from 5pm until 10pm
  • Saturday - from 8am until 12pm (facilities may be hired later in the day, subject to an additional caretaking fee and availability)
  • During school holidays - from 9am until 5pm.

Please click here to view our Bite2Eat Hospitality Menu to order your catering requirements for conferences.

All times are flexible - just ask!

Request availability

To make an enquiry or check availability, please click here and complete the Hire of Premises Enquiry Form which should be emailed to . We will always aim to respond to your email within five working days during term time.

Booking Form

To make a booking, click here and complete a hire of premises application form and email to


Please click here to read about the recent changes to VAT on lettings as updated by HM Customs & Excise.

Price list

For our latest price list, click here. Please contact us for extended agreements and holiday lettings arrangements.

Terms and Conditions

For our latest terms and condition of facilities hire, please click here.

Sports Facilities

King James’s School is a great venue for all your sporting requirements, with facilities including:

  • a state-of-the-art fitness suite
  • a sports hall that is ideal for five-a-side football, cricket coaching, football coaching, basketball, netball and badminton, as well as parties and roller discos
  • two gymnasiums that can be used for fitness classes, football skills sessions, netball practice, badminton or volleyball, short tennis, gymnastics, dance etc.
  • grass and synthetic pitches - our extensive playing areas are marked for football, rounders (in the summer) and hockey (both cross and full pitch)
  • tennis courts (for external use you need to join the Knaresborough King James’s Tennis Club - call 01423 887964)
  • netball courts
  • IT suites that are ideal for the theory side of coaching and qualifications.

Classroom-based Facilities

The school has a wide range of classrooms, each with different features for different needs. These are suitable for all types of educational use, for example adult education courses.

The school also has three bespoke rooms for drama, which include rubberised floors, soundproofing and lighting. These are ideal for backstage rehearsal, dance and yoga.

Conference and Training Facilities

King James’s School has a range of spacious and comfortable conference and training facilities, including:

  • KJS Training Centre ­ - seats a maximum of 25 plus tutor, internet facility, roof-mounted projector/screen available for laptop presentation
  • KJS ICT Suite - 20 stations plus tutor, technical assistance provided during the working day
  • S1 Hall - capacity 280
  • Chaloner Hall - capacity 240
  • Sixth Form Common Room.

Productions, Shows and Exhibitions

The school’s two very large halls - S1 and Chaloner Hall - are ideal for large-scale productions and shows. S1 comes complete with theatrical staging and curtains.


Facilities and Lettings

Facilities and Lettings