Hire school facilities

How to apply and charges

You can hire school facilities in our primary, secondary and special schools.

A minimum of 2 weeks notice is recommended when applying for a let and you can download the application form below.

If you want to use a school after 6pm on a weekday or over the weekend, you must contact the school's Service Support Officer (SSO) and discuss your requirements with them, before you complete the form. Please note that primary schools cannot be let after 6pm on Thursdays.

If you want to use the school before 6pm on a weekday, you must ask the head teacher to sign the form.

For secondary school lets, you should contact the school directly.  You can find contact details in our secondary schools directory.

Kitchen hire 

Kitchen and servery hire is an extra and not included in the basic let.  If you need the use of a kitchen or servery for any reason, this includes getting drinking water for children, you must

  • tell us this in your application 
  • pay for a member of the school's catering staff to be present while the room is in use.

Any group that uses the kitchen without doing the above are in breach of the regulations. We may cancel their let.

Please note that in all schools there is access to drinking water outside of kitchen areas.

Charges

You can download our charges below. If you are unsure which category which applies to you, please contact us.

Each permit is different per customer. All permits must be renewed yearly. 

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