Governing Body of the Year

National Schools Championships for Boys

2016-17 National Finals

The 2016/17 National Schools Championships for Boys will take place on the 25th-27th April 2017, at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre. The U14 Finals will be on the 25th April, with the U16 & U18 Finals taking place on the 26th & 27th April.

The U14 and U16 Finals

Two schools will progress from each county to the regional round and two schools will progress from the regional round to the national finals/knockout stages.

From the five regions (East, Midlands, North, South, West), ten schools will progress to the national stage of the competition. Each region's winner will qualify for the national finals; the runner up from last year's winning region will also qualify. The final four runners up will play off for the final two places, making a total of 8 teams at the national finals. 

The U18 Finals

For the 2016-17 season the Boys’ U18 Schools Cup will run as knockout competition with a parallel plate competition for losers in the first two rounds. The last four teams in the Cup and Plate Competition will play the semi finals and final at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre. For further information and entry details, please visit the Boys U18 Schools Cup page.


Please click here to download our Spectator Guide - it contains all you need to know ahead of your visit to Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre.

Please note there is strictly NO PARKING FOR SPECTATORS. Parking is limited and is therefore restricted to teams & officials only.


Tickets are available to purchase in advance, for the following prices:

1 day Adult: £7.00
2 day Adult: £12.00

1 day U18: £2.00
2 day U18: £3.00

To purchase tickets, please click HERE.


The schedule is available to download, by clicking HERE.

Getting to Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre

Please note for spectators there is strictly NO SPECTATOR PARKING on site. Parking is limited and is therefore reserved for teams and officials only. 

Venue Address
Eton Manor, Lead mill Lane, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, E20 3AD.

Via Underground Train
Nearest station/tube: Stratford / Stratford International. 

Stratford station is served by:
Underground: Jubilee and Central Lines, Docklands Light Railway (DLR)
National Rail: Abellio Greater Anglia for services to Liverpool Street and Essex and East Anglia
London Overground Services

Stratford International station is served by:
Docklands Light Railway (DLR)
National Rail: South Eastern High Speed 1 services to St Pancras International

Please check the below public transport website prior to travelling:
Transport for London 
National Rail 

Via Bus
Several bus routes connect Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre with Stratford and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. 308, W15, N26 all stop outside Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre and 97,339, 388 and N205 all run through Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and stop nearby.

We highly encourage you utilise the public transport options to get to the venue, but if you would like to park, we recommend the following car parks, both within a 20 minute walk to the venue.

Local Car Parks
Please note that parking on site is reserved for participating teams.
The following car park is within a 20 minute walk of the venue.
Westfield Stratford City - Postcode: E20 1EJ

Walking routes to the venue from Stratford Station and Stratford International will be available shortly.

If you require further information, please email

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