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Dates and information about our Term Time Sessions



January 6, 13, 20 - CANCELLED DUE TO FROZEN PITCHES  (Exeat 27 January so no session) 

February 3 & 24 (no sessions on 10 & 17 Feb as half term)

March 3, 10, 17 (break up 24 March)

Timing: 6.30pm-7.20pm.  Max 30 players.


Booking Form - Block Booking Friday nights Lent Term 2023 Please complete one form per child.

Block booking £80 for Lent Term 2023 (membership required) per child

Venue: Lintotts Astro Pitch (middle astro), Cranleigh Senior School, Horseshoe Lane, Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8QQ

Timing: 6.30pm-7.20pm (Session 1 - Max 30 players); Please contact  for any enquiries.

Age Group: 7yrs-13yrs, Girls & Boys

Ability Level: Friday nights are not suitable for beginners. 

Annual Membership £50 per player (1 September - 31 August). This will have been paid by most members in Winter Term.  However if you are new to the academy and want to block book then this membership is payable.  Please note that Membership does not allow for discounts on Holiday Courses.


Pay As You Play (PAYP): £15 per child per session (no membership required - this option allows players flexibility to join training sessions, but there is no guarantee that spaces will be available, as priority will be given to members who block book.  PAYP bookings need to be requested by the previous Wednesday.

Booking Form - PAYP Friday Nights Lent Term 2023


We are no longer offering our regular sunday morning hockey sessions.  However if you are interested in a small group or individual lesson then please email  .  These will be booked as a bespoke session at an agreed time with Steve.  For prices please visit 


We are delighted to announce that we are able to run some summer hockey sessions starting in April.  Rob Clift (Olympic Gold Medalist 1988) will be joining the team and will be assisting on these sessions.

We are following the Government guidance and will adhere to any procedures required.


Friday Dates:

23 & 30 April, 7 &14 May (cancelled due to Covid)

21 May; 11 & 18 June (all dates still hoping to take place)

Option 1:  Group Sessions: 6.30pm-7.20pm

Groups of minimum 6 players - maximum 24 players

Intermediate Ability = being able to adequately use the basic skills in hockey

7-13yrs (Years 3-8), Girls and Boys

Lintotts (middle) Astro Pitch, Cranleigh School, Horseshoe Lane, Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8QQ

Prices: £10 per player for Members; £15 per player for Non-Members.  (Note: 2019-20 Memberships are rolled over to 2020-21 due to Covid-19)

STEP 1 - Please complete this link to register your interest. Places will be reserved in the order in which the Google Forms are returned.

STEP 2 - A Player Information/Consent google form will be required, confirming your dates Click Here

STEP 3 - All participants will need to sign a 'Participation Agreement' prior to engaging in hockey related activity. 

Please click on the 'EH Advice for Participants' to do this.  This will be required before any players can commence their first session back to SJB Academy.  This only needs to be done once, so players that completed this since December do not need to do it again.  All players must register their intent to train.  Players who have not registered prior to the session will NOT be permitted to play.

Please skip Question 5, and select SJB Academy in Question 6.

EH Advice for Participants  

STEP 4 - Payment will be requested when the google form has been completed. 

Please may you also familiarise yourself with all the T&C’s, especially those that are specific to Covid-19.  These can be found

FINALLY Please read the below carefully as it outlines the arrangements for your session (as per England Hockey Updated Release 9/4/21). 

  • All sessions must be booked in advance
  • Payment will be required before the start of the session
  • All sessions are 50mins
  • There is a 10min buffer time between sessions to allow for cleaning and to ensure groups do not overlap
  • It is important that players arrive on time, preferably only 5mins before your designated time slot.  Participants arriving late will not be able to extend playing times due to the tight appointment system and cleaning requirements.
  • Also please leave promptly after the session. 
  • If there is a group already on the pitch we would ask that you remain in your car, until that group has left. There are car parking spaces for players by the astros.
  • Players are not to congregate on or around the sports area before and after play.    
  • Attendance by spectators and non-participating children not permitted (recent release 9/4/21 permits spectators on public land, but not private sports clubs).  An express drop and go service is preferred.  However, parents/guardians may stay onsite but remain in cars during the session.  Absolutely no dog walking will be tolerated.  This may affect and terminate forthcoming bookings. 
  • Toilet facilities are permitted, but changing rooms not encouraged.  Please inform your child.
  • We will use best practice regarding social distancing and hygiene. There will be hand sanitisers available and we would ask that you use this before entering the pitch, following the good hand hygiene advice from the government. Wewould ask that you use this before and after participation.  Social distancing guidelines must be adhered to.
  • Please do not come to the session if you are displaying COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough or a loss of or change in your normal sense of taste or smell). Please confirm, if you have had symptoms, you have either received confirmation of a negative test or you have fully complied with the government’s guidance on self-isolation for the required period of time. And please confirm that, if you have returned from abroad, you have complied with the current government advice regarding quarantine before coming to the session.
  • All details will be held by SJB Academy for at least 21 days. This is important as it will assist the NHS Test and Trace programme.
  • We request that you cancel if you a) have need to self isolate b) are in a household that is self-isolating c) are feeling unwell

Option 2: Bespoke Hockey Sessions: 7.30pm-8.20pm (depending on evening light as no floodlights available)

We realise there may be some players preferring bespoke small group sessions.   These sessions are for individual or small group sessions (max 6 players).

Intermediate Ability = being able to adequately use the basic skills in hockey

7-13yrs (Years 3-8), Girls and Boys

Lintotts (middle) Astro Pitch, Cranleigh School, Horseshoe Lane, Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8QQ

If possible we would really appreciate your support with not spreading the virus and therefore if we can support the school and families in any way we would grateful if bookings can be made in school or household bubbles.

  Group size    £ per player 
  Individual   £60
  2   £35
  3   £30
  4   £25
  5   £20
  6   £20


Please indicate dates that may be suitable to you and complete this link to register your interest. Places will be reserved in the order in which the Google Forms are returned.


April - August 2021

6-13yrs (Years 2-8), Girls and Boys.

Individual or Small Group Sessions

Ability Level: All abilities, including beginners.

Lintotts Astro Pitch, Cranleigh School, Horseshoe Lane, Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8QQ

 Group size    £ per player 
  Individual   £60
  2   £35
  3   £30
  4   £25
  5   £20
  6   £20
  7   £20


We will be running a few bespoke sessions on Sundays for those that are interested.  To book small group sessions or individual sessions with Steve, or one of his coaches, simply email your interest to  letting us know which Sunday/s and times that you are interested in. We will then liaise with you and once an agreed date & time reached, we will send you confirmation of your booking, along with the England Hockey Participation Agreement (which only requires completing once), and the Player Information & Consent Form.

These will be 50min sessions.  For groups of 7 or more Steve would be happy to run a double session for 1hour 40mins.

We cannot guarantee that all requests for these Sunday sessions will be fulfilled, but will try and accommodate as much as possible.




Following yesterday’s Government announcement, I am writing to inform you that the SJB Academy will not be taking place tonight, Friday 13 March and for the near future.  The School has taken the decision to close their facilities to external lets until the end of our Lent term on Friday 27 March 2020.  

OPEN TO ALL - Term-time hockey training
Cranleigh School, Pickup (far pitch near Jubilee Pavilion)

What we do:
We provide specialist hockey coaching for 5-13 year olds of all abilities, from absolute beginners to regional level players.

Friday evenings - Junior (7-13 yrs) Hockey coaching after school in the Winter, Spring and Summer terms.
Sunday mornings - Junior (7-13 yrs) and Mini (5-6 yrs) Hockey coaching in the Winter and Spring terms only. Summer Sunday sessions on request.


6.15 to 7.15pm

Jan - 10, 17, 31
Feb - 07, 28
Mar - 06, (13 and 20 Cancelled) 

Block booking whole term
£80 (£10 x 8 sessions)

£15 a session, payable in advance

9.30am to 11.30am

Jan - 12, 19
Feb - 02, 09
Mar - 01, 08, (15 Cancelled)

Block booking whole term
£105 (£15 x 7 sessions)

£25 a session, payable in advance

Please follow the appropriate link to book:

Players who already HAVE an account please click here to login

Players who DO NOT yet hold an account, plese click on the below link to book either a Friday or Sunday session on the PAYP scheme

Any problems please contact the SJB Academy to book sessions.

To join as a member please click here