Fees

Fee Information for 2017/2018

We are firmly committed to providing our pupils with a rich and rounded experience. In doing so, we endeavour to operate an inclusive fee structure. Effectively this means that the more your child participates, the greater value they will get from their time at Abbotsholme.

Prep School per term per annum
Reception Day Pupil
£2,995*
£8,985
Years 1-2 Day Pupil
£3,495
£10,485
Years 3-4 Day Pupil
£4,345
£13,035
Years 5-6 Day Pupil£4,345£13,035
Years 5-6Weekly Boarder£5,995£17,985
Years 5-6Full Boarder£7,995£23,985

* This is for a full time place in Abbotsholme's Reception class. We now accept Early Years Funding (EYFS) / Nursery Education Funding for pupils up to age five which can reduce this fee. Currently 570 hours per year can be funded by EYF.

# We now accept flexi and weekly boarding pupils from Year 4, and from Year 3 if with an older sibling. However, we are unable to accomodate these age groups over the weekend.

Senior School per term per annum
Years 7-9 Day Pupil
£5,645
£16,935
Weekly Boarder
£7,295
£21,885
Full Boarder
£9,495
£28,485
Years 10-11 Day Pupil
£7,495
£22,485
Weekly Boarder
£8,895
£26,685
Full Boarder
£10,895
£32,685
Sixth Form per term per annum
Years 12-13 Day Pupil
£7,495
£22,485
Weekly Boarder
£8,925
£26,775
Full Boarder
£10,995
£32,985


Nursery and Pre-Prep Fees

The Nursery and Pre-Prep day is split into two sessions, morning and afternoon. Morning sessions are from 8am-1pm which includes lunch and the afternoon sessions are 1pm-5pm. Alternatively, there is also a full day option 8am-5pm. Please note only 15 hours per week are funded by EYF for 3-5 year olds. Prices are set per day.

Morning Session = £34.50 Afternoon Session = £27.55 Full Day Session = £55.00

Lunch = £2.50

Tea = £1.50

Forces Fees

Abbotsholme School recognises the outstanding and vital contribution that our Armed Forces make. We understand that for children or servicemen and women, having to change school frequently has an impact on their education, so we offer a 10% bursary to all forces families.

Sibling discount

A sibling discount is available at Abbotsholme. For the second child, 5% is deducted from the second child's fee, and for the third child 10% is deducted from the third child's fee.

Fee charges for pupils staying for one or two terms only

Our fees are based on annual fees divided into three equal amounts for each term in the academic year for ease of payment. However the terms are all a different length with the Autumn term generally being longer than the Spring and Summer terms. Therefore pupils staying for one term only during a academic year will be charged a fee that is representative of the number of weeks within that term. Pupils staying for two terms or a year only will be charged the normal termly fees.

Registration Fee

UK pupil - £75 (Non-refundable) International pupil - £125 (Non-refundable)

Deposits

UK & Ireland £500 (Refundable at end of pupil’s school career) European Union £1,000 (Refundable at the end of a pupil’s school career) Non EU Pupils have to pay a terms fees plus £1000 as a deposit (The terms fees will cover the final term that a pupil is due to leave Abbotsholme).

Inclusive Fee Cover

  • Text books
  • Laundry (Boarders only)
  • Entertainments and After School Activities
  • Lunch and Supper for day pupils including mid-morning snack
  • Exam fees (Re-sits chargeable)
  • Compulsory term time visits/trips

  • Personal Accident Insurance (All pupils)
  • Personal Effects Insurance (All pupils)
  • Morrisby Careers Test (Year 11 pupils)

Payment of School Fees

  • Fees are payable in advance, or on the first day of term. Late payment and administration charges will be raised and the Governors reserve the right to request the withdrawal of a pupil should fees remain unpaid.
  • Monthly payment by Direct Debit is available through the School Fee Plan (SFP) company. Details can be obtained from the School Finance Manager.
  • Advance Fee Payment Discount Scheme: parents or fee payer can pay annual fees one year in advance at a discounted rate of 3%. Details can be obtained from the School Finance Manager.

Withdrawal/Notice

A full term's notice in writing (or a term's fees in lieu) must be given in writing by parents or guardians before a pupil is withdrawn. This notice in writing should be received by the Headmaster, on or before the first day of term.

Boarding

Abbotsholme welcomes current pupils into the boarding community at anytime of the year if parents decide that their child would benefit from boarding 1 or 2 nights a week, become a weekly or full boarder and if we have the space. If a current full boarder wishes to become a weekly or flexi boarder or day pupil and a current weekly or flexi boarder decides being a day pupil is best, the School needs a terms notice in writing or the relevant fees will be charged.

Optional Extras: Please note that a full term's notice is required in writing to discontinue any optional extras.

Music Lessons/Hire of Instruments charged per term (invoiced in arrears)
Specialist Sport Tuition/Riding Lessons (ex curricula) charged per term (invoiced in arrears)
School Transport charged per term (invoiced in arrears)

Flexible Boarding

Occasional Boarding

Flexible and occasional boarding are dependent upon availability of places

charged per term up to £38 per night (in arrears)

Overseas Trips charged on an individual basis