Caterham High School2024-03-04T14:17:39+00:00

About

Caterham High has been at the heart of the local community for over 60 years providing an excellent education for all young people that join our thriving institution. The school have some of the best facilities in Redbridge. All facilities are fully equipped for a variety of activities including; Football, Netball, Basketball, Badminton, and Swimming.

Caterham High are proud to have this unique, indoor swimming pool. Heated to 29 degrees, the pool is perfect for training, lessons or coaching courses. Adjacent to the swimming pool are changing facilities which are available as part of the hire.

The dimensions of the pool are:
Length 20 metre four lane swimming pool (0.9m to 1.95m in depth)

The following courses are available at PoolSchools Caterham High School:

  • All levels of adult lessons ONLY

Calendar

The timetable below shows the up-to-date term dates. These are subject to change and you will be notified by email of any unscheduled closures that occur. Please check the website regularly for updates.

A “SPARE ” date is shown in the timetable and should be considered part of period when lessons may be held. From time to time it is necessary to change planned lessons during a term. On these occasions lessons will be moved to the “SPARE” date. When a date is moved to the “SPARE” date during a term we consider the term/lesson as being available and supplied. Credits are only issued when we are not able to rescheduled a lost session into a “SPARE” date.

Caterham High School Ilford EssexCaterham Timetable

Latest News

Missed the start of term? Join our short course starting soon…

We have a 5 week short course starting on Saturday 24th February 2024. The classes are from 3pm in afternoon.

This is a great introduction to swimming and to the great team at PoolSchools. The whole course is just £60. In joining a short course you are automatically booked to term time lessons the following term.

Use the Contact us form to […]

February 2nd, 2024|

How to book

New Swimmer

If you are a new swimmer to PoolSchools please contact us via completing our New Swimmers form on the Contact Us page of the website. We will then contact you with suitable class times and availability. If your child can already swim we will offer you a free 15-minute assessment to allocate the correct class level for your child. If you are an adult swimmer you will be sent a self-assessment chart and then we can give you the availability we have for the level you require.

Existing Swimmers

All of our existing swimmers are automatically rebooked for the following term. Rebooking posters are put up 3 weeks before the end of term and emails are sent out to tell you your swimmers class and time. Please be aware your time is subject to change. You will have a priority rebooking period where your space is saved until payment is made and your place is secured. Once the priority rebooking period has ended the classes will be opened to our waiting lists and new swimmers.  If the class you have been allocated is not suitable you can complete a Request to Change Form – this will now be done online and the link to the form will be sent out to you after the rebooking period has begun.  If you would like to contact us please use the dedicated Existing Swimmers Form on our Contact Us page.

Rules

  • No mobile phones or cameras in the pool hall.
  • Please remove outdoor shoes before entering the pool hall.
  • Swimmers must wear swim hats Goggles are optional but should be available
  • Girls should wear one piece swimsuits.
  • Boys no long baggy trunks please.
  • Please arrive promptly for lessons.
  • Do not enter the pool if you have consumed food 30 minutes prior to swimming.
  • Please use the separate entrance to the changing rooms and enter the poolside from the changing rooms.
  • Please respect the gender designation of changing rooms

Portal Login

Click the link below for the Portal Login. The portal allows you monitor your child’s progress and check the competency chart to see what skills they will learn this term. The parent portal will also display the class level, teacher and time of lesson.

To register you will need to follow the online registration process and the information you enter must match the information you have already provided to PoolSchools. If any of your details have changed or you wish to resubmit your information please send the following details to us via the Contact Page “Existing Swimmer” Tab

  • Swimmer: Full Name
  • Swimmer: Date of Birth
  • Swimmer: Post code
  • Main contact: Email address
Portal Login

How to find the venue

Caterham Avenue,
Clayhall,
Ilford,
IG5 0QW

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Contact the PoolSchools team

We aim to respond to all contacts within 48 hours, but sometimes teaching commitments can extend the response time. We apologise if this is the case and we appreciate your patience.

We priorities Existing and New swimmers that use our forms below and for existing swimmers quoting their Swimmers Unique Identification Number (found on the booking email) means we can find your account quicker.

Existing Swimmer Enquiry / Info
New Enquiry / Info Request

TEL: 0845 604 2476*

*Calls cost 7p a minute plus network charges.

When leaving us a voicemail please say the most suitable number and time for us to call you back and we will try to achieve this. It is also useful to leave your email address as we can then forward on information quickly.