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School 6th Form Leavers Ball and Year 11 Proms






Planning your school prom?

For students and members of staff responsible for organising the end of year Leavers Ball or Prom ..

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There is a saying that school days are the best days of your life and this is certainly the case with our bespoke School Prom packages here at the Glen Yr Afon House Hotel.

From the early stages of planning through to the Gala Evening itself our experienced management team and attention to detail, will ensure Head Boy and Head Girl will be able to organise a truly memorable night to celebrate this momentous occasion.

As your guests arrive and walk up our fine red carpet they will realise that they are in for something very special.

Our Function Suite will be decorated throughout in your schools' colours with gas filled balloons co-ordinated to match. The menu cards, one for each guest, will include all names of the pupils attending and will provide a lasting reminder of the friendships that you have made. 

Your five course dinner will include a choice of starters and desserts, and our courteous and polite staff will have pleasure in silver serving the main course choice to your guests efficiently and piping hot. Special diets such as vegetarians, gluten free and coeliacs can easily be accommodated with a little prior notice.

To toast what is sure to be a very successful future for you all we are pleased to include a glass of wine with our compliments for those guests enjoying a formal dinner.

For musical entertainment we can provide both live bands and discos together with the services of a local award winning photographer who specialises in capturing the atmosphere at these exciting events.

For what can only be described as an 'A' grade evening, look no further than Monmouthshire's favourite country house hotel.

Resident DJ (optional) - £375.00  (speak to our Events Team for details)

Resident Prom Photographer (optional) - No charge to attend

Anderson Mobile Event Photography (Peter or David)  - 01633 420266 / 07930402817

£4.00 per head can be added to the menu cost to ensure each student receives one photograph
(portrait/group shot) to take away on the evening (pre-payment required to receive 20% discount on print).
Additional prints can be purchased on the evening or following the event for £5.00.
Full copyright usage of your images is included for the school to use as they wish.

We can also advise on other extra such as candy carts, LED dancefloor, room uplighting and chaircovers - please ask for details. (addiitonal cost applies).



School Prom Menu

2017 - Menu

Home made sweet and sour tomato soup with mini spring onion wontons
Tandoori chicken served with tomato and onion relish and mint yoghurt
Creamy garlic and bacon mushrooms
Chicken breast with chilli and lemongrass cream
served with
Peas, spinach and shallots
New potatoes
Double chocolate cheesecake with caramel sauce

Warm waffles with berry fruit and vanilla ice-cream
Freshly brewed tea/coffee and mints

£38.50 per person - (inc. 1 glass House wine / soft drink -
age restriction applies)

or £42.50 inclusive of one photograph (portrait/group shot)


‘I just want to a huge thanks to all the staff at the hotel. They were all amazing last night, really going out of their way all evening to ensure the Prom went perfectly’. (Anna Jones – Wyedean School, June 2016)


Finger Buffet Menu

2018 Finger Buffet menu

Savoury filled sandwiches
Meat feast pizza / vegetarian pizza
Potato wedges topped with chilli
Mini steak and onion pies
Mini beef burgers
Garlic dough balls
Southern fried chicken fillets
Corned beef pasties
Mini cheese and ham toasties
Mini chicken and bacon pies

£26.95 per person
or £30.95 inclusive of one photograph (portrait/group shot)


Hog Roast

Menu Three

Hog roast served with bread rolls, stuffing, apple sauce and side salads
Mini white chocolate and vanilla doughnuts

Hog roast- £26.95 / £30.95 including photograph



School Proms and Ball - requirements

All school prom / leavers balls will be conducted on the basis of these requirements

A provisional booking for the date of your choice will be held for a maximum of 14 days. After 14 days a non-refundable deposit of £250.00 is required to confirm your provisional booking along with a letter of support from the school on headed paper.

Your final account will be sent to you 2 weeks before the date of the function, requesting full payment no later than 7 days before the function. Late payments may incur an additional charge.

Final numbers must be confirmed with the Hotel at least 7 days prior to the event date. We regret that any shortfall in numbers less than 7 days prior to your event will result in full payment being charged. Refunds will not be given for guests that do not attend.

We reserve the right to use any photographs we take of your function or your guests in our publicity
material or on our website.

It is the client’s responsibility to inform the Hotel prior to the event of any special dietary requirements or food allergies of any of the function guests. Any wheelchair accessibility requirements must also be
notified to the Hotel in advance of the function.

The client is responsible to the Hotel for any damages caused by the client or their guests or agents. A bond of £250.00 will be required on booking and will be returned in full after the event subject to there being no damage to fixtures and fittings during the event.

We require a copy of valid public liability insurance for any sub-contractor i.e. entertainment arranged by yourselves. Failure to provide a copy in advance of your function may result in access being denied.

The lead name of a member of staff attending is required as a contact on the evening for the Hotel. A guaranteed staff presence during the whole evening is required by the Hotel - we would expect the number of staff to represent 10% of the number of students i.e. for every 100 students we require 10 members of staff to be present.

For up to and including Year 11 the function times are between 7pm and 11.30pm and should make
arrangements to vacate the premises by 12 midnight. For Year 12 and above the function times are
between 7pm and 12 midnight and should make arrangements to vacate the premises by 12.30am.

A non-alcoholic bar is made available to Year 11 students between 7pm and 11pm. The bar facility for Year 12 and above students closes at 11.30pm. A full bar is made available to members of staff.


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