Hounsdown School

Pool Information

Main pool 15m x 8m
Average pool temp 30C
Depth: 1.0m – 1.8m

Entrance to the building

As you drive through the main gates, you will turn left into the car park. Turn left out of the car park and walk down the left-hand side, where you will see the entrance to the pool. As you walk through the main entrance, turn right and the changing rooms are in front of you.

Meeting Point

Please meet your teacher by the side of the pool. Access is through the changing rooms and out by the poolside.

Viewing point

There is space for a maximum of 10 adults at the poolside; we ask that parents please adhere to this rule. Any spectators must sit on the bench provided.


There are parking spaces on the right-hand side as you drive into the school. Alternatively, continue on towards the pool and there are spaces around the pool building.

Changing rooms

There are male and female changing rooms, with showers in both. Please note that children aged nine and over must use the changing room appropriate to their sex.

Other information

Please ensure that you respect the school property and that all children who are not attending lessons are not running around the school. Unfortunately, children under the age of 16 are not allowed to sit in the poolside spectator area.

Pool location

Hounsdown School,
Jacobs Gutter Lane

Gutter Lane
SO40 9FT

Telephone: 02380 614078