NovaCity is a unique leisure centre based in the Rotherham and Barnsley town centres that have facilites for, and provide classes in Parkour, Freerunning, Trampolining, Dance and Cheerleading. Our carefully selected instructors have had years of practice and experience, and are loved by all the kids that enter our buildings.


And now you can have all of this for your own School! 


Why not enter the real world of Parkour and bring your School down to one of our industry-leading venues, which includes the UK's BIGGEST Parkour and Freerunning park! You won't find the same safty controlled adrenaline rush anywhere else!

Uninstructed (per hour):

Up to 10 children - £40

Over 10 children - £4 per child

Over 26 children - £3 per child

Instructed (per hour):

Up to 10 children - £50

Over 10 children - £5 per child

Over 26 children - £4 per child


Our instructors can come into your School to create the amazing environment and atmosphere that we have in our venues. Don't hesitate to book your Dinner time or After-School clubs with us.

1 session Up to 25 kids (1 instructor)- £50 (per hour)

1 session 26 to 50 kids (2 instructors)- £80 (per hour)

Block of 6 sessions (1 instructor)  - £270 (1 hour)

Block of 6 sessions (2 instructors)  - £420 (1 hour)




Our new alternative provision program, based out of our Rotherham venue, is working hard to establish a proven model of working with children, we are currently working in conjunction with an establish Alternative Provision who are based in Sheffield.

The staff have been working with young people in educational and youth work environments for many years. Our bespoke urban activities provide a welcome alternative to mainstream curriculum activities.

NovaCity provides nurture based interventions for children experiencing behavioural, social, emotional and attachment difficulties. We specialise in work with young people that struggle in mainstream school, that are potentially at risk of exclusion or have been excluded and children awaiting a SEN placement requiring additional support.

We nurture and support all young people to develop a positive attitude to learning and education, all being guided by our staff.

Our team of qualified youth workers will support students through the transition of modifying behaviour during their time on the alternative provision. 

NovaCity Alternative Provision will provide:

  • A Friendly and inviting environment

  • Small group setting

  • Named Key Worker

  • A SMART Individual Learning Plan focused on next steps

  • A personalised child centred curriculum appropriate to learner needs

  • A personalised timetable ensuring a broad and balanced curriculum

  • All learner have their progress tracked and attendance monitored, with ongoing observations.

  • Individual termly reports are undertaken and forwarded to all professionals involved.

  • The young people are offered a variety of learning opportunities; to encourage team work, life skills, problem solving, sports participation which increase motivation to build self-belief and self-confidence.

  • NovaCity support young people to develop or gain qualification in Sports, Numeracy and Literacy.

  • Support young people to develop practical and technical skills that employers are looking for.

  • Gain qualifications that will enable the young person to progress to college courses, opening up a range of career options in a variety of industry settings.



Secondary Alternative Provision Programmes:

Secondary Nurture Provision: Provides care and support to all secondary aged learners demonstrating exclusion risk factors who are awaiting a specialised provision placement.


Re-engagement Programmes (Key Stage 3 & 4):

Suitable for learners demonstrating exclusion risk factors that despite the schools usual multi agency strategies are not showing improvement.

Progression Programmes (Key Stage 4):

Suitable for learners who are or are at risk of disengaging from the mainstream school curriculum and becoming NEET.


New Arrival Support (Key Stage 4):

Full-time equivalent provision for young people newly arrived in the city, who require extended induction support before attending a mainstream school.

Secondary Alternative Provision Learning Programmes: (a variety of AQA, NVQ’s and City & Guilds Awards). 

Personalised mentoring:

We offer a mentoring service; where our experienced staff can personalise plans around the needs and requirements of your students. Our staff can collect mentored students from home or school and drop them off at the end of their day. This kind of provision works well with students at risk of exclusion or that may already not be permitted onto the school site anymore. 


Students under placement at Nova have the opportunity the become part of the evening and weekend classes; either as a class participant or a volunteer supporting the sessions. This is a very unique opportunity for the personal and social development of young people.

Multi Media Studies:

Desk top publishing: Video production, File editing, Audio production, Podcasting, Internet skills, Photography skills.

Gym and Personal Fitness Training:

Gym Instructing, Fitness Instructing, Personal Training or Nutritionist and Dietitian  


Creative Arts:

AQA Awards

Up cycling, refurbishing and sculpturing using a variety of different materials.

Life skills AQA Awards

Employability AQA Awards

Customer Service & Hospitality AQA Awards

Food hygiene AQA Awards

DJ Skills: 

Beat matching, Mixing techniques, Recording, DJ Software, Artist/Event promotion, performance opportunities. 


AQA Awards

Accredited Sports:

  • Parkour

  • Dance

  • Cheerleading

  • Circus

  • Tricks and Flips

  • Trampolines

Unaccredited Sports:

  • Basketball

  • Football

  • Rounder’s

  • Badminton 








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Email -

Rotherham - 01709 801 261

Barnsley - 01226 102 059

Head Quarters


Unit 1 The Summit,

Barbot Hall Industrial Estate

Mangham Road , Rotherham, S61 4RJ, UK

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