If you are a current student at the Hammond School or a new student starting this year and need accommodation, follow this guide to help you find a let you will love in the Chester area.
What is The Hammond School?
The Hammond School is a Centre of Excellence funded by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) under the Music and Dance Scheme (MDS). It is supported through the Dance and Drama Awards Scheme (DaDA) to deliver Trinity College’s National Diplomas in Performing Arts (dance) and Musical Theatre, in addition to a 6th form Drama Course offering a BTEC Diploma Level 3 in Performing Arts (acting).
It offers full-time educational courses from the age of 11 in dance, drama and music alongside GCSE and GCE level academic provision in a broad range of subjects. Students aged 16 and over have the opportunity to undergo a national diploma in Dance and Musical Theatre and achieve 2 A Levels in Drama.
If you are interested in courses offered The Hammond School, check out the term dates for September 2016/2017.
Where is The Hammond School located?
The preparatory school is located within the school’s grounds at Hoole Bank, located just outside of Chester. Due to its location, Hammond School students wanting to live in this area would benefit from looking at accommodation in Chester.
The city is home to the University of Chester. With several different campuses situated around the city, it has a lovely student contemporary feel. It has a variety of bars and shopping outlets great with a host of leisure activities, great for those wanting a student atmosphere.
If you’re recently graduated from The Hammond School and looking to further your studies at Chester Uni, find out more information on the different campuses based in Chester, check out our CSL UoC campus guide.
What homes would be best for me if I’m at The Hammond School?
The popular student area based near the University of Chester is only a 10-minute drive to The Hammond School, or around 25 minutes on the bus. Equally, if you’re moving from The Hammond School to further education at Kingsway campus (the home of arts and media), you’re only a 7-minute drive, with close transport links including Chester station, for those students who need the train.
Located near the Kingsway campus, it’s a 10-minute drive to the Hammond School and a 10-minute walk to the train station. This house has one double room available, which includes all bills and also has available parking.
This house has three double rooms available, inclusive of all bills with parking and outside space. It’s approximately a 10-minute drive to the Hammond School, with a short walk to the train station and Chester city centre.
This house has five double rooms available, inclusive of all bills. With large spacious rooms, this house is a 10-minute drive to the Hammond School. It’s in a prime location, with supermarkets two minutes away and only a 10-minute walk to both the city centre and the train station!
Northgate Point is a halls of residence, offering premier studios especially for students. These halls offer three varieties of flats in varying levels of luxury. Self-contained, the flats include all bills and luxurious furnishings. It’s only a 10-minute drive to the Hammond School, with the train station and city centre only a short walk away.
Good luck for the upcoming academic year from all of us here at CSL, we look forward to meeting you soon!