King James' School

Facilities and Lettings

King James’s School is located near the centre of Knaresborough, a North Yorkshire historic market town. The School has an extensive range of top class facilities available for regular hire or one-off events, the Facilities team are always on hand to handle any queries or issues. 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 gymnasiums, a sports hall, grass and synthetic pitches - all at very reasonable, competitive rates.

School facilities are available for hire:  

  • On school term weekdays - from 5pm until 10pm
  • Weekends available on request (facilities may be hired 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!


Telephone: 01423 866061


Main School Facilities

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


S1 Main School Hall (size 18m x 12m)

This space can accommodate 280 seated and includes a stage making it suitable for large-scale drama and theatre productions. Equipment includes PA system, radio mics, lectern, projector screen, projector, computer, CD player and blackout curtains.


Chaloner Hall (size 25m x 15m)

This is the largest function space in Knaresborough, it can accommodate up to 240 people seated, ideal for large functions.


Classrooms (size various)

These Classrooms can be utilised in various layouts therefore providing the perfect space for smaller functions, they all come complete with a screen/interactive whiteboard, projector, computer and internet connection.


Drama Rooms

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 Room

The Conference Room has seating for 30 people plus trainer with internet and projector.


ICT Suite

The ICT room has 9 stations plus technical assistance if required.


Sports Facilities

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

Sports Hall (size 31.5m x 18m)

Ideal for five-a-side football, cricket coaching, football coaching, basketball, netball and badminton, as well as parties.

Gymnasium 1 (size 21m x 12m)

Can be used for fitness classes, football skills sessions, netball practice, badminton or volleyball, short tennis, gymnastics, dance etc.

Gymnasium 2 (size 21m x 12m)

Can be used for fitness classes, football skills sessions, netball practice, badminton or volleyball, short tennis, gymnastics, dance etc.

Grass and synthetic pitches (size 95m x 57m)

Our extensive playing areas are marked for football, running track, rounder’s (in the summer) Rugby 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)

Computer Suite

IT suites that are ideal for the theory side of coaching and qualifications.


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

Price list

Please contact us for pricing, extended agreements and holiday lettings arrangements.

Terms and Conditions

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

Facilities and Lettings

Facilities and Lettings