St John's on the Hill School

Pool Information

Venue: St John's on the Hill School


Address:  Castleford Hill, Tutshill, Chepstow NP16 7LE  


Essential information:

  • A well-fitting happy nappy must be worn with a disposable swim nappy underneath if your child is not potty/toilet trained (please see Bubble Tots Happy Nappy Policy for further information).
  • There is no spectating during lessons except for viewing week where parents can view the last 20 minutes of the last lesson of each term. The pool has a strict Spectator Policy. Only two adult spectators per swimmer is permitted on poolside and they must remove outdoor footwear. 
  • No food is permitted on the poolside or in the changing rooms, please save your child’s snack until after you have left the pool.
  • Please remember that whilst it is fine to have your phones with you and to take photos in lesson time (be careful not to include other children/parents unless you have their permission). Please do not use your phones in the changing rooms.

Parking: There is ample parking in the pool car park directly outside the pool on the left hand side of the entrance gates or additional parking to the right hand side of the entrance gates by the playing fields, but please do not arrive on site before 4pm on weekdays as the school pupils need adequate time to leave the site after they finish school. Please ensure you wait in your car until 15 minutes before your lesson. 


Changing rooms: There are separate male and female changing areas.  There are no lockers, so please avoid bringing valuables on site if possible. We will not accept liability for loss or damage to personal belongings left on site. 


Arriving for Class: Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes before your class time is to start as space is limited in the pool area and changing facilities. If you are our first class of the day you may not be able to enter the building until 15 minutes before the lesson starts when our team are on site for safety reasons. 


Technical information:

  • Pool temperature: 30-32°C
  • Poolside assistant: There is a lifeguard present provided by us
  • Pool Size: 12.5x5 metres
  • Depth: 0.9m graduating to 1.35m
  • Maximum class ratios: 6/7/8 children:1 teacher (depending on ability)