Friday, 24 November, 2017

Fees and Bursaries

In our fee structure we aim to offer value for money and to be as transparent and inclusive as possible. For example, staying for supervised prep till 5.30pm is included in the fees.

The fees for the academic year 2017/18 school year are:

 £2750 per term
Preparatory School 
 £3908 per term
Senior School and Sixth Form
 £4555 per term


Fees include tuition but exclude uniform, public examination fees, transport and any specialised tuition such as instrumental music lessons.

A cooked school lunch is included in the Pre-Prep termly fees. Lunch is not included in the Preparatory, Senior and Sixth Form fees. Children may bring in their own packed lunch or purchase schools meals provided by our dining staff.

Fees are payable in advance, due on the day term begins. Late payment of fees will attract an additional charge. The School Business Manager can supply information to prospective parents about Fee Payment and Insurance schemes currently available.  The school reserves the right to adjust the fee in the course of the academic year.

Bursaries and Scholarships

Within the limits of available funds, we are able to provide financial support with the fees in cases of need. Such bursaries are based on a declaration of family income and means tested. They are available from Year 3 upwards and will last throughout a pupil’s time at the school, subject to an annual declaration of income. They are dependent of course also on the pupil fulfilling the entrance requirements of the school.

The school also awards scholarships to the top performers in the Entrance Examinations, though these are essentially honorary in nature with an annual educational equipment grant of £100. Music Scholarships are available on entry in Year 7 or 9 which will provide a free instrumental or voice tuition. Again these are dependent on pupils fulfilling the entrance requirements and will be awarded on the basis of an audition. The award of a scholarship does not prevent parents also applying for financial assistance under the normal bursary criteria and assessment.

Scholarships into the Sixth Form are also available for both internal and external candidates. These can be in addition to bursaries and can provide up to 25% reduction in fees for the two years. They can be awarded as the result of a scholarship paper sat in November or in recognition of outstanding GCSE performance in the summer.

Further details are available on request from the Headmaster.

All applications for entry should be made on the appropriate Registration Form and returned to the Headmaster’s Secretary with the registration fee of £50.

Confirmation of Entry and Deposit Money 

When a child is offered a place, parents are asked to confirm acceptance of this by returning the Acceptance of Place form together with the deposit fee of £250. This sum is held as general funds and is returned, less any sums due to the school, after the end of the final term in the school

Removal of Pupil

Parents wishing to remove a pupil from the school are required to give one full term’s notice in writing or to pay fees for one whole term.

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