Uppingham School, Rutland

Uppingham School is a co-educational independent school situated in the small market town of Uppingham in Rutland.

Uppingham School
Uppingham
Rutland, LE15 9QE

Beautiful facilities in the heart of Rutland

Uppingham School is set in 120 acres of rolling Rutland countryside in the picturesque and historic market town of Uppingham. Uppingham’s central location, historic setting and state of the art facilities make it the ideal choice of venue for meetings and conferences, residential courses and summer camps, theatre hire, corporate team building events, film and photography location shoots. Uppingham is situated in the heart of the country and is easily accessible from the A1, M1 and A14. Kettering and Peterborough train stations are close by and it is only 1 hour by car from Birmingham airport or 2 hours by car from central London or Heathrow airport.

Services available for all facilities:

  • Wi-fi
  • In-house catering
  • Free car parking
  • Audio Visual Equipment
  • Accommodation

Dance, Drama & Music

Theatre

Uppingham Theatre, seating 280, is ideal for conferences, lectures, presentations, concerts and recitals. All seating has a clear view of the stage, and audibility is excellent, with a professional sound system and fully computerised lighting. Downstairs there is a licensed bar and exhibition area with seating for up to 50. The very large stage (one of the largest in a privately owned theatre) can be used for receptions, with ample room for presentation of refreshment. There are no cooking facilities, but ample electrical points for tea and coffee.

Drama Studio

The Williams Studio is a large purpose built teaching, rehearsal and performance space with seating for 100+ which is ideal for small scale drama, poetry readings, chamber music, talks and meetings. This space is available for hire during the school holidays. The Theatre Bar serves both auditoriums.

Historic Hall

The historic Old School Room is the perfect venue for a variety of musical performances. It can seat 32 boardroom style, 180 theatre style, 80 for a sit down dinner and 150 for a standing reception.

Music School

The Paul David Music School's Recital Room can be hired for a variety of musical performances and smaller corporate events and functions. It can seat 22 Boardroom style or 100 in theatre layout.

Sports & Fitness

Fitness Centre

The brand new fully air conditioned 62 station Fitness Studio,includes step mills, a functional training rig, large duel pulley, increased dumbbell weight to 50kg, a watt bike, more cardio equipment as well as many more additions. The studio is available to members from 14 years upwards and with equipment to allow all ages and abilities to undertake comprehensive workouts in a safe manner. (Please note that use of resistance equipment is only permitted for members aged 16 years and older).

Gymnasium

As well as a wide variety of classes and courses that take place in the gymnasium room itself can accommodate up to 60 people for a wide range of activities. A stunning room with cylindrical roof lights creates an airy and spacious area. The flexible space enables the gymnasium to hold numerous activities and the semi-sprung Junkers wooden floor provides an excellent space for traditional gymnastics, trampolining, martial arts as well as marked pistes for fencing.

Uppingham sports Hall

Sports Hall

The multi-use sports hall is an impressive arena which offers viewing on two levels for a variety of sports. The Hall can be configured to accommodate 5-a-side football, indoor hockey, netball, volleyball, basketball, badminton and cricket nets. We are also able to offer fencing and indoor tennis. The fully equipped hall offers timing and scoring systems for multi-sports and a team area adjacent to the hall.

Swimming Pool

The Centre has a bright and airy 25m 6 lane swimming pool. With a maximum depth of 2m, the pool has a constant 1.2m depth for 10m, offering an ideal environment for teaching and classes. The pool is available for hire by clubs, schools and other organisations for training sessions or galas, when diving blocks and timing systems are available. Spectators are also welcome.

Dance Studio

A wide variety of classes and courses take place in the two Dance Studios which are approximately 9x9 metres in size. Each studio can accommodate up to 20 people and whilst ideal for small meetings with moveable walls enabling larger rooms to be created by combining the spaces are suitable for presentations, training sessions and private functions for up to 160 people.

Squash Courts

The sports centre has three glass backed squash courts that are available to book by members or non-members. Members can book courts up to one week in advance and non-members can book up three days in advance. Courts are available from 7am through until 9:45pm (not available Tuesdays or Thursdays between 1400hrs and 1800hrs).

Tennis Courts

USSC has 12 outdoor tennis courts which are open from March through to the start of the Autumn Term. The hardcore courts are available for member and non-members, and available for hire to local clubs and other organisations.

Celebrations & Events

Historic Hall

The grand and spacious Memorial Hall which accommodates up to 500 people, is surrounded by the beautiful central school quads which provides a unique setting for any event. We are able to cater for a full range of functions from drinks receptions to formal dinners, and our dedicated team will work closely with you to ensure your event is everything that you would wish.

Historic Entertaining Areas

The historic Old School Room is the perfect venue for corporate and social events. It can seat 32 boardroom style, 180 theatre style, 80 for a sit down dinner and 150 for a standing reception. We are able to cater for a full range of functions from drinks receptions to formal dinners, and our dedicated team will work closely with you to ensure your event is everything that you would wish.

Historic Entertaining Areas

For more intimate functions and events, the Kendall Room is available and can seat 20 boardroom style, 60 theatre style, 40 for a seated meal and 60 for a drinks reception. We are able to cater for a full range of functions from drinks receptions to formal dinners, and our dedicated team will work closely with you to ensure your event is everything that you would wish.

Function Room

Situated on the first floor with views across the sports fields, the functions suite is ideal for conferences, meetings, presentations, training sessions, private functions and much more.

Courses & Corporate

Theatre

Uppingham Theatre, seating 280, is ideal for conferences, lectures, presentations, concerts and recitals. All seating has a clear view of the stage, and audibility is excellent, with a professional sound system and fully computerised lighting. Downstairs there is a licensed bar and exhibition area with seating for up to 50. The very large stage (one of the largest in a privately owned theatre) can be used for receptions, with ample room for presentation of refreshment. There are no cooking facilities, but ample electrical points for tea and coffee.

Multi Purpose Studio

A wide variety of classes and courses take place in the two Dance Studios which are approximately 9x9 metres in size. Each studio can accommodate up to 20 people and whilst ideal for small meetings with moveable walls enabling larger rooms to be created by combining the spaces are suitable for presentations, training sessions and private functions for up to 160 people.

Function Room

Situated on the first floor with views across the sports fields, the functions suite is ideal for conferences, meetings, presentations, training sessions, private functions and much more.

Meeting Rooms

Uppingham is the perfect location for meetings and conferences. Meeting rooms vary in size and can accommodate anything from 10 up to 500 people; many of the rooms are to be found in the beautiful historic buildings of the School.

Lecture Theatre

The Mark Glatman Lecture Theatre which sits at the heart of the Science school is the ideal venue for corporate events and lectures. Seated capacity is 220.

Accommodation

Accommodation

Accommodation is available during the Easter and summer holidays for up to 700 people, using the School's pleasant and spacious boarding houses. A mixture of single, twin and other shared rooms can be provided, some with en-suite facilities. Meals are freshly prepared on site by the School's own team of chefs, and served in each house dining room.

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