School Experience FAQs

09:30: Arrival

10:00-14:30: Netball Experience

15:00-19:15: Watch Session 8 (depending on your option choice you will have access to the exclusive England Netball Fan Lounge to watch the matches on screen or you will enter into the arena)

19:00: Depart

Both options give you the netball experience 10:00-14:30 which includes:

  • Specialist coaching
  • Player meet and greet
  • Competitions and prizes
  • Gift and packed lunch

The Experience option is £599 +VAT per group. This option gives you access to the exclusive England Netball Fan Lounge 15:00-19:00 to watch Session 8 matches on a screen and do activities with your group!

The Experience+ option is £949 +VAT per group. This option gives you tickets into the M&S Bank Arena to watch Session 8 live!

Session 8 is 15:00-19:00 and it will include England and Jamaica games, other teams are to be confirmed.

The England Netball Fan Lounge is an area exclusively for those who have purchased the Schools Experience. The Lounge will have a screen and activities where you can watch the Netball World Cup matches of Session 8 with your group! The Lounge is located in the Exhibition Centre right next to the arena.

A group is up to 10, 11-16 years old school pupils and must include at least one supervisory adult within the group. You may bring a mixture of ages within the age range.

We require you to attend the whole of the Netball Experience (10:00-14:30) where possible, if you would like to leave Session 8 early you may do so as you wish. Please note once you leave the arena, you will not be able to re-enter

No, the Vitality Netball World Cup operate a no re-entry policy into the arena. This is for safety and security purposes.

There is no parking available on site. We encourage groups to travel by public transport or to be dropped off near the venue and walk to the venue. Please leave plenty of time to travel to and from the venue.

Hall C, Exhibition Centre, King’s Dock, Port of Liverpool, Liverpool L3 4FP.

Please make your way to the entrance of the Exhibition Centre. You will then collect your accreditation. The Exhibition Centre is adjacent to the M&S Bank Arena. You can only gain access to the Schools Experience through the Exhibition Centre entrance.

Yes, we will send you a risk assessment one month prior to the event taking place.

Suitable active clothing, including trainers that they can play netball in.

Just your group, bags of enthusiasm and a bottle of water for each student.

Yes, we will provide a packed lunch.

Please email and title the email ‘Schools Experience’ + your name.

A full itinerary will be emailed to you prior to the event, but please expect a fun packed day including:

  • Specialist coaching
  • Player meet and greet
  • Competitions and prizes
  • Gift and packed lunch

If your whole group can no longer make it, please let us know by emailing

England Netball has a no-refund policy except for in the event of a postponed or cancelled event as per our terms and conditions.

It is right next door! Only a few minutes walk.

You will remain responsible for your group at all times and should ensure that parental permission is in place and you are aware of any specific needs for individual young people. We are aiming for this to be a great day with a brilliant atmosphere; as teachers/team managers we hope that you will join in with this and help make it a memorable experience for all.

One month before the event we will email you with a full itinerary and risk assessment.

Please email with your query and title the email ‘Schools Experience + your name’ and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Google Ad Manager – Right Column DFP