White Angles

The Mothership is a National Indoor Bouldering Award Scheme (NIBAS) 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.

School Group Entry Fees

Instructor fee: £30 per hour for up to 10 pupils
Pupil entry fee under 8s: £5
Pupil entry fee over 8s: £6

For a Risk Assessment, the TCA Child Safe Guarding Policy and proof of Insurance please 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 Bristol Schools Climbing Championships

The Climbing Academy Schools Bouldering League


TCA Gold Corporate Membership

Schools that solely use The Climbing Academy’ (The Church or The Mothership) will be offered a TCA Gold Corporate Package for their teaching staff:

  • £26.95* a month per person (45% discount)
  • Unlimited use of All TCA centres at any time including The Mothership + The Church (in Bristol) and The Prop Store + The Newsroom (in Glasgow).
  • Free lifetime membership (usually £10).
  • 50% off adult beginners courses at The Church or The Prop Store (learn how to competently belay, tie knots etc).
  • 10% discount on cafe purchases
  • 10% discount on the TCA price in our shop
  • 2 FREE visits a month for your friends
  • 50% discount on selected TCA courses
  • Extended opening times, to enable you to make the most of your pass.

For more info contact

*Not inclusive of equipment hire