Itchen Sixth Form College has a wide range of facilities available for community hire throughout the year.

Sports Centre

Itchen’s Sport Centre is a community facility that was built with support from the English Sports Council Lottery Sports Fund, the Further Education Funding Council for England (FEFC) and Sportsmatch.

The Sports Centre features:

  • A multi-purpose sports hall available for a variety of sports and activities, including 5-a-side Football, Basketball, Netball, Volleyball, Badminton and even larger activities such as assault courses.
  • A fully equipped fitness suite.
  • A dance/aerobics studio with changing rooms, suitable for community classes.
  • An indoor climbing wall.
  • A grass football pitch.
  • A grass 5-a-side football pitch.
  • A licensed bar and social area.

Health and Fitness

Our gym is open seven days a week for community use. Please contact the Sports Centre on 023 8044 8787 for membership information and prices.

Performing Arts

Our £1.7 million performing arts block provides both our students and the community with professional, industry-standard facilities to explore their creative side. 

The building is equipped with:

  • A drama studio/theatre, with tiered seating, studio lighting and sound equipment.
  • A dance studio with changing rooms.
  • Two Apple iMac suites.
  • Recording studios.
  • Soundproof rehearsal rooms of various sizes.

Main Hall

The Main Hall, located in the centre of the college behind Reception, is also available for hire. 

Facilities include:

  • Tiered seating for 160 people.
  • Further floor seating for 120 people.
  • Projection facilities.
  • A public address and sound system.
  • A large stage, perfect for performances and presentations.


Our Nursery is open to the community and takes children who are eligible for 30 hours funding and the 2 years old funding. Click here for more information.