Bloxham School, Oxfordshire

Bloxham School is an independent co-educational day and boarding school located in the village of Bloxham, three miles from the town of Banbury in Oxfordshire, England.

Bloxham School
Bloxham School,
Bloxham
Oxfordshire OX15 4PE

Quality facilities for all occasions

Located at the heart of the village of Bloxham, Bloxham School is within easy reach of Oxford, Warwick and London. There are a wide range of facilities available for hire throughout the year. The school’s facilities are perfectly suited to events including wedding receptions, private parties, corporate retreats & seminars, group residential trips, summer school programmes and sports events.

Services available for all facilities:

  • In-house catering
  • Free wifi
  • Free car parking
  • Audio visual equipment
  • Accommodation
  • IT support

Dance, Drama & Music

The Great Hall

Perhaps the school’s most versatile venue, the Great Hall is available for events of all kinds, including meetings, performances and celebrations. The Great Hall building has seven classrooms which make perfect break-out areas. The Hall can seat 230 or can hold 250 guests for a standing reception. It boasts a stage and balcony area which can seat an additional 40 people.

Recital Room

Situated in the building that was originally the school’s gymnasium, the Sam Khan Music School’s Recital Room makes a perfect intimate space for smaller-scale events and performances. The room has fixed seating for 80 and features a baby grand piano, projector and screen. The room boasts original stone walls and ceiling beams.

Chapel

Opened in 1871, the school’s Chapel makes a wonderfully atmospheric venue for performances and regularly plays host to school choir and orchestra recitals. The chapel, which seats 150, has recently been updates with two flat screen televisions making it a multi-purpose space.

Library

The Vallance Library Building boasts multiple rooms for a range of meetings, presentations and performances. Choose from the Adams room, or the ‘VLR’, a bright, modern space seating up to 80.

Sports & Fitness

Tennis / Netball Courts

We have two outdoor netball courts available seasonally, and one indoor at the Dewey Sports Centre (the hall) available year-round. All equipment can be provided. During the summer months there are a total of 15 outdoor tennis courts available; three hard courts and 12 Astro Turf. Ideal for individual or group lessons, the courts are available with or without equipment.

Astro Turf Pitches

At the Dewey Sports Centre we have two sand-based AstroTurf pitches with dugouts and changing facilities. Ideal for hockey, 5-a-side football or tennis, the pitches are maintained to excellent standards by our Grounds Team. Full-pitch or half-pitch hire is available, and our spacious studio makes an excellent indoor viewing area.

Cricket Pitches

During the summer months, we have three cricket pitches available. The most popular is on our Main Field with the beautiful backdrop of the school plus a recently-refurbished pavillion, digital scoreboard and practice nets. Other pitches are a short distance away from the school with their own pavilions.

Swimming Pool

Our four-lane indoor heated swimming pool is situated on the site of the school’s original outdoor ‘baths’, built in the 1920s. Available for hire year-round, the pool is perfect for training, classes or parties. Lifeguards can be provided at an additional cost.

Fitness Centre

Located on the first floor of the Dewey Sports Centre, our fitness suite has a range of equipment including treadmills, cross-trainers, rowing machines, indoor cycling bikes, TRX rig, squat racks, Olympic weight lifting platform and free weights.

Sports Hall

The Dewey Sports Centre contains a four-court sports hall with changing facilities. The hall is equipped with cricket nets, basketball hoops, 5-a-side goals. netball hoops, badminton nets and more.

Indoor Climbing Wall

Located inside the Dewey Sports Centre, the 8m-high walls boast nine routes of varying difficulties. We can arrange an instructor if required. This space is available for hire year-round, around the existing schedule of use by local clubs.

Multi Purpose Studio

The studio is a spacious and light room which overlooks the sports hall and Astro Turf. Perfect for hire on its own for classes & coaching, or as an addition to the hall or pitches as a presentation, meeting or dining space.

Squash Courts

Adjacent to our Dewey Sports Centre, we have two glass-backed squash courts - the only glass-backed courts in the local area. Available for hire year-round.

Rugby Pitches

3 pitches available – one on Main Field with school and pavillion. Two near to the Dewey Sports Centre. All with changing facilities in walking distance.

Celebrations & Events

The Great Hall

Perhaps the school’s most versatile venue, the Great Hall is available for events of all kinds, including meetings, performances and celebrations. The Hall can seat 120 for a dinner or can hold 250 guests for a standing reception. It boasts a stage and balcony area which seat an additional 40 guests. Adjacent to the Hall is Jubilee Court – a courtyard ideal for a BBQ or drinks reception.

Entertaining Areas

Situated in the building that was originally the school’s gymnasium, the Sam Khan Music School’s Recital Room makes a perfect intimate space for smaller-scale events and performances. The room has fixed seating for 80 and features a baby grand piano, projector and screen. The room boasts original stone walls and ceiling beams.

Dining Hall

Connected to the Large Dining Room via the school refectory, the Small Dining Room is perfect for lunches or smaller receptions. The room holds 60 guests for a sit-down lunch or dinner, or 80 for a drinks reception.

Dining Hall

Housed in one of the school’s oldest buildings, the Large Dining Room is an impressive space for any event. The hall has capacity for 100 for a sit-down lunch or dinner, or 180 for a drinks reception.

Courses & Corporate

The Great Hall

Perhaps the school’s most versatile venue, the Great Hall is available for events of all kinds, including meetings, performances and celebrations. The Great Hall building has seven classrooms which make perfect break-out areas. The Hall can seat 230 or can hold 250 guests for a standing reception. It boasts a stage and balcony area which seat an additional 40 delegates.

Meeting Room

Situated in the building that was originally the school’s gymnasium, the Sam Khan Music School’s Recital Room makes an ideal space for smaller-scale meetings and presentations. The room has fixed seating for 80 and features a projector and screen. The room boasts original stone walls and ceiling beams.

Library

The Vallance Library building boasts multiple rooms for a range of meetings, presentations and performances. Choose from the cosy Adams room, or the ‘VLR’, a glass-fronted space ideal for training, presentations and meetings. The VLR seats up to 80 theatre style, and 60 boardroom style.

Corporate Entertaining

Modern, bright and spacious, this room is perfect for training, meetings and presentations. It also makes an ideal breakout or dining area for team building or group sports in the sports hall or on the Astro Turf pitches.

Accommodation

Packages

We offer complete packages for residential stays, which include accommodation at the boarding houses with shared facilities, three meals per day with breaks, bedding and towels. There are several additional services available including use of the swimming pool, sports facilities, and security and IT support. Please contact the school to discuss your requirements.

Accommodation

At Bloxham we have six boarding houses of varying sizes, with a total capacity of 300. We have a mix of single, double, triple, and larger dormitory-style rooms (maximum of eight beds per room). All houses are equipped with shared bathrooms, games rooms, comfortable communal spaces and kitchens.

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