Facilities

St Hugh's School has some outstanding facilities with both academic and sporting pursuits benefiting in equal measure.

The excellent teaching facilities here at St Hugh's include:

  • spacious modern classrooms, all equipped with interactive whiteboards and accommodating class sizes typically between 12 and 14 pupils;
  • an extensive Library with a wide range of authors, some of whom the pupils also get the opportunity to meet;
  • a fine Music School with auditorium and practice rooms, essential with over 80% of the pupils for Year 3 upwards studying a musical instrument;
  • a large Hall with stage and lighting for dramatic productions used by every child each year;
  • well equipped ICT suites with an extensive network and wireless linked laptops and tablets, used both in discrete ICT lessons and across the curriculum;
  • dedicated areas for Art and Pottery; Craft and Design Technology; Home Economics and Textiles with every child having both Art and DT lessons each week;
  • two dedicated science labs;
  • an indoor swimming pool, enabling weekly swimming lessons – twice weekly lessons for our nursery pupils;
  • extensive sports fields for rugby, football, rounders and athletics giving every child the opportunity to represent the school each term
  • a purpose built all-weather pitch for hockey and tennis
  • woods and a tipi for weekly Forest School sessions
  • homely boarding accommodation suitable for both weekly and flexi boarding
  • a large but homely dining room with staff and children eating from a varied selection of freshly cooked school food as if around the family dinning table
  • an extensive adventure playground
  • a nature pond with outdoor science facilities.