Schools and GCSE Climbing

White Angles

The Church is a founding member of the Association of British Climbing Walls (ABC), a National Indoor Climbing Award Schemes (NICAS) Primary Centre, an Approved Activity Provider (AAP) for the Duke of Edinburgh Award and holds Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) license. 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 6 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: £35 per hour for up to 9 pupils
Pupil entry fee: £7

All equipment, including shoes, is provided free of charge.

For more info, please complete this Enquiry Form and a member of our bookings team will be in touch.

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 2023-24

We host bouldering and climbing competitions at The Mothership and The Church each year. Click on the links below to learn more about our upcoming school events.

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The Duke of Edinburgh Award

The Church offers comprehensive expedition packages as well as expedition support services. Whether you already run the award or are considering starting up an award we can offer services to suit your requirements. Our DofE manager has a wealth of experience in delivering challenging and engaging bronze, silver and gold expeditions.

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