St Birinus School

56-58 Mereland Rd, Didcot OX11 8AU, UK

St Birinus is a large school in Didcot with a wide variety of available facilities including a large hall with a raised stage, full-sized tennis courts, and a gym. There is plenty of free parking, and Didcot’s central location and good rail links mean that it is easily accessible to groups from places as far as London.

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Starts at £10 per hour



Main Hall

Available from £25 per hour

The spacious main hall features a raised stage with a projector, plenty of seating, and heavy black out curtains. Capable of accommodating over 200 people seated, this versatile space can be used for a range of activities and functions.

Sports Hall

Available from £20 per hour

The St Birinus gym boasts sprung wooden flooring and a variety of gym equipment including crash mats, vaults, and springboards. The venue also contains marked courts for badminton and wall mounted hoops for small-format basketball. Changing rooms and toilets are located nearby. The size of the gym is 12m x 19m.

Drama Studio

Available from £12 per hour

The Performing Arts Centre at St Birinus is a medium sized venue capable of holding smaller groups and meetings. There are a few pianos available for use, and the space has been used for a variety of lettings – from fitness classes to performing arts or drama groups. It has a capacity of up to 60 seated.


Available from £15 per hour

The Library at St Birinus is the perfect location for cosy meetings or book groups. It is a comfortable area with carpeted floors and 45 cushioned chairs, with plenty of table space.


Available from £10 per hour

St Birinus School features a large variety of classrooms, complete with whiteboards, projectors, and plenty of seating. They are available to book individually or in blocks. The majority of the classrooms can on average seat 30 people. The school also benefits from functional art and science classrooms, please enquire for more details!

Common Room

Available from £10 per hour

The common room is a lovely and modern carpeted area with a unique side board all the way round, there are 5 round tables, and it has capacity for 90 seated.

Food Tech Room

Available from £15 per hour

The Food Technology Centre has is a modern space with a laminated floor, hobs and ovens. It has a capacity of 30 people (standing & seated). This space would be fantastic for cookery classes or other catering functions.

Outdoor Space

Available from £10 per hour

St Birinus benefits from six full-size, outdoor tennis courts complete with markings and nets. The courts are all contained within tall fences, so there’s no risk of losing a ball. The venue also contains a few benches for resting or spectators.

Outdoor Space

Available from £10 per hour

St Birinus features a large on-site field which can be booked in conjunction with indoor spaces or on its own for sports matches, or summer events.


All prices are reflective of regular bookings, please enquire for one off events. For bookings of this facility made within the month of the booking, we do charge a £30 administrative fee. Please not we do not take bookings less than 7 days in advance of your proposed start date. If you are looking to book St Birinus School, please plan in advance!

We charge our rates per hour, however we do have a £45 minimum spend per session. This is to cover the charges of our fantastic Community Connectors who will open and close the venue for you, and be there to greet you, they embody School Space’s unique culture and vision for schools and communities.

If your booking does not reach this amount, we may have to add an additional amount to bring your booking up to this amount. Alternatively, you are welcome to consider adding additional time to your booking to reach this amount and have more time in our fantastic venues.



  • Cycle Park
  • Kitchenette
  • Parking
  • Presentation Equipment
  • Projector
  • Sports Equipment
  • Sprung Floor
  • Stage
  • Tables
  • Toilets

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