Schools and GCSE Climbing

White Angles

The Church is a founding member of the Association of British Climbing Walls (ABC), an Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) licenced activity provider and a National Indoor Climbing Award Schemes (NICAS) Primary Centre. All our instructors hold Mountain Training qualifications and have an enhanced DBS check. We cater for groups of all abilities including those with additional needs. A single instructor can supervise up to 9 and can deliver beginner, NICAS and GCSE courses as well as additional challenges such as the balcony jump, speed climbing, ladder climbing and real rock adventures.

School Group Entry Fees

Instructor fee: £30 per hour for up to 9 pupils
Pupil entry fee under 8s: £5
Pupil entry fee over 8s: £6

For more info contact thechurchoffice@theclimbingacademy.com

For a Risk Assessment, the TCA Child Safe Guarding Policy and proof of Insurance please click here!

NICAS & GCSE Courses

All of our GCSE courses are designed to fit into a school’s timetable and budget. For full information on courses and to see a sample package, click here!

School Bouldering and Climbing Competitions

Each year, we host bouldering and climbing competitions at The Mothership and The Church. Click on the links below to find out more about our upcoming school competitions.

The South West Schools Climbing Championships

The South West Schools Bouldering League

For more info contact sam@theclimbingacademy.com

TCA Platinum Corporate Membership

Schools that solely use The Climbing Academy’s centres (The Church or The Mothership) will be offered the TCA Platinum Corporate Package. All teaching staff will be entitled to the follow:
– £15* a month per person (usually £42 a month pp) – Normal PAYG entry £10 per session
– Unlimited use of The Mothership and The Church peak and off-peak
– Free Lifetime membership (usually £10)
– 50% off adult beginners courses at The Church (to learn how to competently belay, tie knots etc)

For more info contact thechurchoffice@theclimbingacademy.com

*Not inclusive of equipment hire