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Forest Park School is a very special place which provides for children aged 2-19 with moderate, severe and profound learning difficulties. The school is based on two sites, one mile apart. We have a team of dedicated, talented and skilled professionals who provide a child centered approach which is flexible and responsive to individual needs. We promote a happy, supportive and positive learning environment.

Hire our facilities

At Forest Park we have a range of spaces that can be hired for events and functions. As a Special School our facilities are fully accessible and safe for use by those with special needs.

Below is the information regarding the spaces available.

Lettings Rates


We have a range of rooms available for hire on our Primary site. Costs include access to toilet facilities.


School Hall: £15 per hour

Sprung wooden floor

Removable screens to Music room

Projector, screen and laptop with sound system and microphone

Chairs (up to 100)

Tables can be available


School Dining Hall: £15 per hour


Hatch to kitchen

Chairs (up to 50)


Sound system


School Music Room: £15 per hour

Carpeted floor

Removable screens to School Hall

Interactive whiteboard and laptop

Sound system

Stage lighting

Chairs (up to 60)

Tables can be available


Meeting Room: £10 per hour

Large 4 part table

Chairs (15-20)

Screen and laptop

Tea and Coffee making facilities


Hydrotherapy Pool: £35 per hour

Male and female changing facilities and showers

Music and lights system

Fully accessible with hoist

The pool hire would require hirers to provide a lifeguard.



Available as extras to other above hire:


Soft Play room: £20 per hour

Small fully foamed area (suitable for 5/6 primary age pupils max)

     Multi-Sensory room: £20 per hour

Small partially foamed and carpeted room with sensory equipment


Additional charges:

£5 for 15 minutes (per let) for setting up /clearing up time


Site staff:

During term time (Monday –Friday):

No additional charge for site staff.

The letting is available between 15.30 and 19.00

After 19.00 is £20 per hour


All Weekends:

£20 per hour Saturdays

£25 per hour on Sundays


School Holidays:

£15 per hour Monday - Friday between 7.00 and 19.00

£20 per hour after 19.00


Note: Above prices are not including VAT.



Sample pricing for an event:

A 2x hour children’s party on a Saturday:

School Dining Hall @£15 per hour = £30.00

15 minute setting up /clearing up time @ £5 = £ 5.00

Soft Play for 1 hour @ £20 per hour= £20.00

Site Staff on site during party @ £20 per hour= £40.00

SUB TOTAL: £95.00

VAT@20%: £19.00

TOTAL: £114.00


If you are interested in hiring our facilities please contact:

Carole Paine – School Business Manager on 02380 864949 or