The Regis School The best in everyone




The Regis School and surrounding campus boasts an amazing amount of facilities and services that are used by both the students of the school as well as the local community. All these facilities are available for use and hire, primarily outside of the school day, however being a community campus there are a considerable amount of facilities that can be hired during the school day, for example we offer extensive conference facilities for national governing bodies, education business partnerships, teacher training, etc.

The extensive facilities include:

£5 million Arena Sports Centre comprising of:

Main Hall

Our superb six badminton court sized main hall has a double sprung beech wood floor and has seating for up to 800 spectators, it caters for many indoors sports including badminton, basketball, five-a-side football, netball, martial arts, etc.

All Weather Pitch

The All Weather Pitch is a third generation synthetic surface with rubber infill that can be used for either county level hockey or football. As it has high quality floodlighting it can be played for full sized games as well as a training facility.

Swimming Pool

A 25 metre indoor swimming pool which is designed for lane swimming, swimming coaching and lifeguard training, as well as indoor kayaking.

Three Five-a-Side Artificial Football Pitches

These floodlit pitches have been designed specifically for five-a-side football games. They have specifically designed fencing to ensure the ball stays live throughout the game.

Multi-Use Games Area’s

These floodlit hard court areas cater for five tennis courts and three netball courts.

Grassed Playing Fields

Currently we have high quality grass court pitches that cater for football, rugby, athletics (including a regional standard long jump pit), softball, rounders, etc. Within the year we will also have an additional four football pitches, rugby pitch and an artificial cricket wicket with extensive grassed wicket.

Community Rooms

Five community rooms that can be used for a number of uses including conferences, meetings, etc.

Dance Studio

We can boast that we have one of the best dance studios in the area, it can hold in excess of 40 people and is light and airy with a fantastic double sprung floor, as well as being air-conditioned.

Fitness Suite

Within the Arena Sports Centre there are two fitness suites that both have fantastic state-of-the-art Cybex equipment including treadmills, bikes, cross trainers, rowers, resistance machines, free weights and stretch areas.  One of which is the 'fitness hub' which is used by students during the school day has over 30 stations. The other, the larger Arena gym has over fifty stations which is available to use by the community from 7am to 10pm. Outside of the school use, the 'fitness hub' is also available to be used by the community.

A new £39 million school building (built 2010) with extensive facilities including:

Main Hall

As well as seating for over 400, this has the latest High Definition projection on a 3 metre by 4 metre screen. Also the hall has a performance space (including a large stage, excellent lighting and sound quality) that can be used for high quality productions. This also includes its own lighting and sound control room.


This is a purpose built gymnasium that is designed for non-ball sports such as trampolining, gymnastics, health and well-being, as well as many other activities. This also has extensive changing facilities within the area.

Lecture Theatre

The lecture theatre with moveable bleacher (staggered) seating holds 150 students. The theatre has a high definition projector that projects onto a three metre by three metre screen with fantastic sound quality, as the seating can be removed it aids this space perfectly for any conference or small group works usage.

ICT Suites

The school has a considerable amount of ICT rooms that can be used by community groups or for training.

Drama, Dance and Performing Arts

Many people would think we are a ‘Performing Arts College’ when we explain what facilities we have, it includes two drama studios that are equipped for high level performance in regards to lighting, sound and high definition projection equipment, along with the Arena Sports Centre’s dance studio, there is another dance studio with a sprung floor, mirrored wall and excellent sound quality. In regards to music facilities, there are two large classrooms, four practice, two ensemble rooms, and a recording studio this provides for excellent performance. 

Product Design

Three Design Technology rooms (of which one is double sized), electronics and specialist computer suite – including the latest ‘solid works’ software. Two textile and two food technology rooms that are spacious and equipped with the latest facilities, that are regularly used by community groups including West Sussex Adult and Community Learning.

Art Rooms

We boast the most comprehensive art studio of any school, it can hold up to 90 students in a ‘warehouse’ type of studio, this is in addition to the specialist ‘art library and technology area’, other art rooms and third floor balcony that has sea and county views over Sussex.

Dark Room and Kiln

These areas are specialist areas available to be hired.


For more information on hiring facilities at The Regis School, please contact our finance team on -

Tel 01243 871068

We our committed  to maximising usage and we are confident that we offer the best value facilities in the local and regional area, this is backed up by our pricing policy which ensures that the local community can afford the high quality facilities that are on offer.

We welcome your enquires.

If you wish to enquire regarding facilities at The Arena Sport Centre, Please contact -

Tel 01243 870000