• UK BASED BUSINESS With uk call centre
  • no hidden costs
  • flexible finance terms

Minibus Leasing for Schools & Education

School Minibus Leasing

If your school or academy is looking to run a school minibus, you have come to the right place. The minibus team at Complete Vehicle Management supply schools, academies, colleges and universities nationwide with our unrivalled school minibus leasing prices and servicing on a wide range of minibuses from 9 seater to 17 seat vehicles. We also offer a wide range of accessible vehicles to suit your specific requirements.

We know how important choosing the right school minibus is and we know buying a minibus is a big purchase so leasing is a way of having low monthly payments. We always aim to make the process as smooth and hassle-free as possible. We’ll provide you with all the information you need to make an informed, no-pressure decision that’s right for your school; we’ll even introduce you to a range of demo buses for you to try.

Make an Enquiry Call Us: 01489 880050

Useful resources for school minibus searchers

School minibus leasing benefits

Why minibus leasing might be perfect for you

Preloved minibuses

If you don’t have to buy new, why not consider preloved?

Choosing your school minibus

We’re not tied to any particular manufacturer and we constantly negotiate the best deals we possibly can, passing those savings on to you. Choose from:


(9 – 17 seat arrangements)

More Details


(9, 12 and 17 seat arrangements)

More Details


(9, 15 and 17 seat arrangements)

More Details

Mercedes Benz

(9 or 17 seat arrangements)

More Details

With a multitude of funding options for your next school minibus, our team of experts is ready and waiting to get your school on the road.

Optional extras

CVM Minibuses can provide additional options such as:

  • Tow Bars with Electrics
  • Sign Writing
  • Wheelchair Accessibility
  • Internal Luggage Racking
  • Forward Facing Cameras
  • Roof Racks and Ladders
  • Digital Tachograph with Calibration
  • 13 Week Safety Inspections if required
  • Onsite servicing

All additional options can be costed and included within your 1 easy monthly rental.

Driving licence requirements

If you have younger staff looking to drive minibuses you need to be aware that anyone who gained a licence after the first of January 1997 will not automatically gain a D1 category licence. Training is now required to gain this licence, and the training is an expense in both monetary and time terms. At CVM Minibuses we are able to offer a light weight minibus option that still gives you 17 seats in a range of flexible options which allows your younger staff to drive on a standard car licence. View details of this bus on our Featherlight Minibus Page.

Why buy your next school minibus from CVM?

  • Our dedicated education account managers have over 20 years’ experience in supply school minibuses
  • We can tailor finance and leasing to suit your needs
  • All our quotes include your school minibus artwork
  • If you have younger minibus drivers we can offer you a B1 licence compliant alternative minibus
  • We can supply wheelchair accessible minibuses and work with you to include fitted ramps, steps and lifts plus allow for a variety of configurations with options for up 6 wheelchair fixing points in a single minibus
Make an Enquiry Call Us: 01489 880050


CVM Group Used Car

Christchurch Scouting

Exciting news. This week we have purchased a new minibus. Looking forward to having our stickers and logos put on it in the coming weeks. We have to say a massive thank you to the team at CVM Car, Van & Minibus Leasing Group especially Rob who we dealt with. A very professional service with staff who go above and beyond to help. We hope to work with you again in the future.

CVM Group Used Car

Tracey Hemming

We were looking for a minibus for our day centre. Which our service users had been fundraising for in 2019. We came across CVM and made enquires of which Ben got back in touch ASAP on chatted with me what requirements I wanted. At no point did I feel he was pressuring me into purchasing any stock that they may have already had, which is unusual from previous experiences with contacting other companies!
He had a bus come in and brought it to show us , which I must add is over 120 miles away. My own mechanic checked it over again he was more than happy to drive it to the garage nothing was to much trouble.
He spent a couple of hours with us and we decided to have the bus. Our current bus is green and yellow and we are known for it. He asked if we were getting it wrapped but I explained we will but couldn’t afford it at the moment.
That evening I received the most loveliest email from Ben saying that our service users had touched his heart and he felt humbled to meet them and was going to see if his company would help with the cost to get it wrapped. Well to Freedoms amazement the company along with Solent Signs agreed to cover all costs and sign write it as well!!
This really is such a generous and kind gesture which you don’t come across often especially if there’s no connection to you which being so far away there isn’t.
Everyone at Freedom day centre really can’t thank you all enough. We will be forever grateful.
Ben CVM should feel privileged to have you working for them. Your a credit!!
Anyone thinking of purchasing a bus look no further than CVM you won’t be disappointed I can assure you.
Love all from Freedomdaycentre.co.uk

Tracey Mason

Thanks for all your help on our Minibus Hire & going above & beyond to help us out on our short term hire as well. Much Appreciated. Have a good one.

CVM Group Used Car

P Ellwood - Eggar's School

"Huge thanks to all at CVM for their professionalism, dedication, attention to detail and total patience whilst we altered the artwork on infinite number of times. The minibus looks fabulous and, once we had made our minds up, the turnaround time was swift. Value for money with an efficient and friendly helpful team. Totally recommended."

CVM Group Used Car

P Isaacs - Thornden School

"I came across CVM at the Hampshire Minibus event in July and was impressed with their product and the service they offered. Having carried out a detailed comparison survey including costs, CVM represented the best value for money. This was the first time that Thornden School has leased a minibus and I have to say that the process was uncomplicated and hassle free for me. On top of that, the minibus arrived 2 days ahead of schedule."

CVM Group Used Car

S Watts - Beeston Hall School

"I’m pleased to say that my dealings with the CVM Group from start to finish have been impeccable. They have been so helpful along the way and assisted me promptly with each and every one of my queries. From supplying and resupplying budget figures, to advising and facilitating how to obtain a section 19 permit, they couldn’t have been more helpful. And our 2 brand new and branded minibuses look amazing. A big thank you to all the team at CVM!"

CVM Group Used Car

P Kirkbride - King's School Grantham

"Dear All, From time to time colleagues ask for recommendations on new minibuses. We have just had fantastic service from CVM Minibuses in Fareham and I strongly recommend them to you. Their graphics team did a fantastic job for us. This recommendation is written totally off my own bat and not at the request of the company."

CVM Group Used Car

D Tomkins - Holy Family Catholic Primary School

"Many thanks to all at CVM Group. You were so helpful organising our Partnership mini bus for us, and ironed out quiet a major obstacle at the last minute, efficiently and professionally. At each step the communication between CVM and the schools was open and free flowing, ensuring that the schools felt confident and reassured.The finished artwork and look of the bus was just as we imagined, no small feat considering the amount of artwork that the pupils of three primary schools can produce. It must have been quite a challenge.Once again thank you for all your assistance we truly appreciate it."

CVM Group Used Car

T Sutherland - Blackheath High School

"Leasing vehicles is not just about vehicles – it’s about the people who provide you with those vehicles, and the service they can offer. Every leasing company can provide the same vehicle, but not everyone can provide the same level service and care. The service provided by CVM felt personal.; they listened and, It’s all about that ‘plus 1 factor’ that made me make the right decision and lease my 4 new Ford Transit Minibuses from CVM. Thanks for making it easy."

CVM Group Used Car

L Ward - Brighton & Hove High School

“Excellent service and great value for money – CVM are consistently the best supplier in our competitive tendering process.” 

CVM Group Used Car

U Clark - St Swithun Catholic Primary School

"St Swithun Wells Catholic Primary School are delighted to work with CVM. It is vital that schools broaden children's experiences and the service CVM provides enables us to access museums, the theatre and art galleries, sporting events. Without them we would not be able to take the children out of school. I have always been impressed by CVM's professionalism, prompt service and knowledgeable staff."

CVM Group Used Car

V Davies - The Gregg & St. Winifred’s School

"During our dealings with Caroline at CVM Minibuses we have been delighted with the professionalism, service and expert knowledge she has provided. The three Ford Transit 17 seater minibuses we took delivery of last year have been an absolute asset to our minibus fleet.

We were thrilled to receive a call from Caroline recently donating us the use of a 9 seater VW minibus free of charge for a year. This kind donation is so useful to the school and will be used for the many activities we take part in across Hampshire.

We can’t thank the good people at CVM enough for their help in sourcing our Transit Minibuses last year and also this very generous donation. We look forward to continuing our relationship in the future.”


Make An Enquiry

Please select all the methods by which you are happy to be contacted by the CVM Group in future: