The Academy facilities are available to rent, and are used on a regular basis by Newark sports clubs and performing arts organisations.

All Weather Pitch

Available for football with both 5-a-side and full-size goals. Many Newark football clubs train on the pitch and welcome new members. Newark Hockey Club play their home fixtures at Magnus and also have training during the week and on Sunday mornings. The pitch can either be hired as 1/3 sections or as a whole pitch.

Academy Field / Grass Pitches

Available for open air events plus the cricket, football and rugby pitches for matches.

Sports Hall

Available for 5-a-side football, badminton, basketball, cricket net practice or hockey. The Sports Centre is the home of the Jaguars Wheel Chair Basketball team who are one of the top teams in the country with a number of aspirant Para-Olympians.

The Studio

The Studio is used by dance and fitness groups.

Dining Hall

Can either be used on its own or with other facilities to support major events. If you have a Food Hygiene Certificate it may be possible to use the kitchen facilities to prepare food. The catering staff provide community meals on a Thursday at 11:30 a.m. during term time to which everyone is welcome.

Main Academy Hall

The main Academy hall is available for performing arts events and rehearsals. Lighting and sound equipment is not available.


Magnus has a Specialist Schools status in Performing Arts which has provided funding to develop our arts facilities. The Dance Studio has a sprung floor, practice bar and full length mirrors on the end wall, plus a 50 watt sound system.

There are 2 Music Rooms and 4 Practice Rooms available for hire, plus 2 Drama Studios.

Hire fees (per hour)

Adults10+ adultsConcession10+ concession
All Weather PitchFull Pitch£46.50£41.00£41.00£31.00
3 x 5-a-side pitchesHalf pitch£26.00£20.50£20.50£15.50
Third pitch£18.50£15.50£15.50£13.00
Whole Academy FieldCricket pitch or event£20.50£16.50£14.50£12.50
Grass PitchesFootball or rugby£13.00£11.50£10.00£8.00
Sports HallWhole hall£34.00£29.00£26.00£20.50
4 x badminton courts
Badminton (per court)
Foyer & kitchenette
80sqm tables & stools
Aerobics Studio120sqm, mirrors£31.00£26.00£20.50£19.00
Small Fitness StudioCarpeted and mirrors£19.00£18.00£15.00£12.50
Dining HallWhole hall£20.50---
Main Academy HallWhole hall£34.00£27.50£23.00£20.50
Dance Studio120sqm with sprung floor£34.00£27.50£23.00£20.50
Drama StudioWhole room£13.00£11.50£9.50£8.50
External Drama StudioWhole room£13.00£11.50£9.50£8.50
Music roomsinc. use of equipment£34.00£27.50£23.00£20.50
ClassroomsWhole room£13.00£11.50£9.50£8.50

Please note that we are unable to accommodate parties.

Contact details for bookings

During the weekends and in the evening the facilities are supervised by Gary Barker who can be contacted on 01636 681212. Anyone interested in using the Sports Centre or Academy Facilities on a Sunday in July or August should please contact Lettings using the details above.