Hiring of School Facilities

Many of our facilities can be hired for events and activities.  Details of some of the facilities available can be found below.

For more details and prices see the documents on the left of this page, or contact our Lettings Manager.

School Hall

School Hall

School Hall

A versatile space with a capacity of 200 for large formal presentations using retractable tiered seating, or over 300 with chairs in rows and informal ‘cabaret style’ arrangements for dinners and receptions. The hall features a modular stage equipped with comprehensive audio-visual facilities.

Floor-to-ceiling glass frontage presents an attractive external view in good weather and the long, red curtains can be easily hand-pulled create a warm, rich interior in the winter.

The top photo shows the area set up for formal presentations.  The bottom photo shows what can be achieved for more informal events such as wedding receptions.

   
Kitchen & Bistro

Bistro

Kitchen

Adjacent to the School Hall is the Bistro Area, with additional along-the-wall upholstered seating and ‘comfy’ chairs clustered around fifteen round tables.

The Kitchen has a large servery and hot plate area available for keeping food hot.

   
Drama Studio
Drama Studio

Complete with a large performance space, versatile lighting, blackened walls and curtains, and a lighting/sound balcony.

   
Performance Space
Performance Space

The performance space offers a large area with plenty of light from the glass frontage .  Sprung flooring, large wall mounted mirrors and a portable ballet barre mean that the space can be used for a variety of dance styles.
The modern sound system, lighting and blackout curtains offer a more dramatic ambience if required. 

   
Recording Studio
Recording Studio

Full of industry standard equipment providing facilities to produce professional quality recordings. Comprising of both a digital studio and an 8x8 foot sound treated live room, anything from Solo Voice to drum kit can be recorded.

The digital studio is well suited to midi production, with a blazingly fast 8-core Mac Pro providing rock solid performance.  Two 30” cinema displays provide ample space for large projects and a third 20” display in the live room provides the artist with visual fold back.  The studio takes advantage of a motorised Mackie control console providing unlimited flexibility on recording and mix down projects.

   
Sports Hall
Sports Hall

Offering a range of sports facilities with a very high ceiling, plenty of light and larger than average floor space.  The Sports Hall presents an excellent arena for a variety of sports: five-a-side adult football; basket ball; four-net-lane cricket, with ample bowling run-ups; netball and badminton for four courts.

A large wall-mounted digital clock and score board, good ventilation in the summer and under-floor heating in the winter, make this an all year attractive prospect.

Adjacent to the sports hall are separate male and female changing rooms and facilities.

   
Astro Pitch
Astro Pitch

A full-size, all-weather football pitch, of the most up-to-date professional standards, on a par with pitches fit for world class matches.

Ideal also for rugby, this facility includes extensive flood-lighting till 9pm in the winter.

   
Meeting Room
Meeting Room

The Meeting Room on the second floor has a capacity of up to 50 and is equipped with full audio-visual facilities for formal presentations.

However the space can be used for more informal smaller group discussions and can be reduced by means of a divide into two separate spaces.

   
Lecture Theatre
Lecture Theatre

The Lecture Theatre has fixed tiered seating for 78 and easily space for a further 12. All tiered seats are equipped with large tablets for laptops and on-floor sockets.

The space is set up for conference use with an interactive whiteboard and projector.

 

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