Swim School

St Chris Swim School provides a range of swimming lessons and other water based opportunities in our indoor heated pool, that are open to all in the local community.

For further information please call 01462 650941 or email swimapplications@stchris.co.uk

Baby & Toddler Lessons

We offer Parent and Baby (4 to 18 months) and Parent and Toddler (19 months to 3 years) for little ones and their parents or carers. The lessons take place in our warm pool and are a lovely bonding opportunity for you and your child. The teacher will lead you and your child through various activities to encourage familiarity and fun in the water.

  • Lessons teach water skills through games and songs
  • Increases water confidence and enjoyment for you both
  • Enhances physical and social development
  • Small class sizes – maximum of 8 in a class
  • Similar ages/abilities together
  • Same teacher throughout the year
  • Individual feedback
  • Changing rooms with playpen and baby change facilities

Please download the following document for details about costs and term dates:

For further information and to book please call 01462 650941 or email swimapplications@stchris.co.uk


Swimming Lessons

St Chris Swim School offers group lessons for non-swimmers, beginners, improvers and adults on Saturdays and after school. We also offer pre-school classes at these times and at lunchtimes.

Time in lessons is spent balanced between water skills and stroke development, encouraging familiarity and fun in the water.

  • Small class sizes:4:1 for non-swimmers; 5:1 for beginners and 6:1 for improvers
  • Key Element Teaching ensures the chance for success each week
  • Same teacher throughout the term, individual feedback each lesson and continual monitoring for opportunities to progress
  • Develops water safety, physical and social skills

One to one lessons are also available – please contact us for more details.

For further information and to book please call 01462 650941 or email swimapplications@stchris.co.uk


Fees and Payment Details

Fees for swimming lessons are payable termly, in advance. Once your swimming lessons or activity have been confirmed, please pay by cheque or online bank transfer.

To pay by cheque

Please make cheques payable to St. Christopher School with the following information on the reverse:

  • Name of swimmer
  • Swim School
  • Day/time of the class
  • Term payment relates to

To pay by bank transfer

  • Bank: Barclays Bank PLC
  • Account name: St Christopher School
  • Account Number: 90800643
  • Sort Code: 20-41-38
  • Reference: SWIM + swimmer’s name

If you would like confirmation of this term’s fees, please contact swimschool@stchris.co.uk


Do you want to be a Lifeguard?

If you are aged 16 and above and would like to become a pool lifeguard, please email James Bennett to enrol in our National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) course. Once you are qualified, you can then apply to become a member of our Lifeguarding Team.

If you are already qualified and would like an application form to work at the Pool, please email sarah.armstrong@stchris.co.uk


Pool Parties

Please note these sessions are currently suspended due to COVID restrictions, and we will update this page when we are able to restart.


Community Swimming Sessions

Current St Christopher School pupils, staff and their families are invited to use our free Community Swimming Sessions which normally take place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday (7.15 – 9.00am) and Sunday (9.30 – 11.30 am) during term time.

Please note these sessions are currently suspended due to COVID restrictions, and we will update this page when sessions restart.

Sixth Form Availability

We have a small number of places remaining for Sixth Form in September 2021.

For students and parents considering St Chris for Year 12, please email us to find out more or to book a tour.

The admissions office remains open throughout the summer.

Other Year Groups

We have a limited number of places available in some year groups for September 2021, but are full and running a waiting list for Years 7, 9 and 10.

Please contact Kate and Sarah in our Admissions team for further information:

Email admissions@stchris.co.uk or call +44 (0) 1462 650947.

Virtual Open Day

Click here to explore our Virtual Open Day online.