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The following fees are for the academic year 2016/17 which are applicable from Michaelmas 2016. The fees for the academic year 2015/16 can be found via the blue bar link.  Please note fees are shown on a termly basis and include school meals where a pupil is in school full-time.

School fees 2016/17

Registration Fee: £170

Applicable to new students only. The non-refundable Registration Fee is paid upon submission of a completed Registration Form.

Deposit:

The deposit is payable upon acceptance of a place at the School.

  • No deposit is required for the Nursery years or Reception at the Pre-Prep. Parents of all other year groups must pay a refundable Acceptance Deposit of £1,000.
  • For non UK/EEA citizens, as well as the Acceptance Deposit there is an Additional Deposit equal to one term’s fees required. This is held separately and not used to offset school fees.  
  • The deposit is payable upon acceptance of a place at the School. The deposit, or balance of the deposit, is refundable when the child leaves the School. The deposit is non-refundable if, once a place has been accepted, the child does not take up the place at Gresham's.

Pre-Prep School

Year 2

£3385

#Year 1 & Reception

£3075

Nursery (full time)

£3075

Full time (per day)

£56.00

Mornings only (per day)

£36.00

Music

£22.00 (per lesson)

Music lessons

Where pupils share music lessons the fee will be split equally between them.  In the Pre-Prep School, if music lessons are shorter than standard (as agreed between the music teacher and parents), the lesson fee will be adjusted on a pro rata basis.

#Early Years Funding (eligible pupils only)

Morning Sessions, including lunch (Monday to Friday, 8.30 to 13.00) for eligible 3 and 4 year olds are charged to parents and places are reserved for the 3 hour afternoon session of the same day (13.00 to 16.00), when the Early Years Funded hours are provided Free of Charge.  Eligible pupils are therefore offered up to their maximum 15 hours/week free entitlement in the afternoons.  Unallocated places in the afternoon are then made available free of charge, on a termly basis, to eligible pupils not attending the morning session.

Prep School

Day (Years 3 and 4)   £4610

Day

£5720

Boarding*

£8050

+Learning Support

£36.00 (per lesson)

Music

£24.00 (per lesson)

*Flexi boarding is available at the Prep School at a charge of £47 per night and £63 per night at the Senior School. Flexi boarding is subject to availability of beds.

Senior School*

Day

£7900

Boarding

£10990

+Learning Support and English as a Second Language

                £36.00 (per lesson)                                  

Music

                  £26.00 (per lesson)                      

+ Where pupils share lessons the fee will be split equally between them.  Additional learning support arrangements will be considered on an individual basis.

*Pupils joining the Senior School in the Sixth Form have an additional £400 supplement charged to each term's fees. The higher fee for the Sixth Form entrants reflects the higher cost of post 16 education. For those joining the School at Year 9 the differential costs are averaged out over a five year period.

Sibling Discounts

Parents with three or more children at Gresham’s (from the same family at the same time) currently attract a sibling reduction if the youngest child is at least full-time in the Pre-Prep Reception class. The basis of this is that 10% of the relevant day fee is deducted from the fees of each child when there are three children in the School, whilst 25% of the relevant day fee is deducted from the fee of each child when there are four or more pupils qualifying.

Where any child who is entitled to a sibling reduction also becomes entitled to a scholarship or bursary, the scholarship or bursary reduces the sibling allowance for that child.

The Governors of Gresham's School reserve the right, with reasonable notice, to amend the basis on which sibling reductions are made.

Charge for activities

From time to time across all three Schools, Gresham's is able to offer a variety of activities that pupils may take part in.  Often there is an additional cost to the School associated with such activities and consequently these costs will be passed on to parents/guardians.  The School endeavours, wherever possible, to seek permission from parents/guardians for one-off charges of £30 or above.  For one-off costs below £30 the School assumes parental consent unless otherwise informed.

Home Weekends

Pupils wishing to stay in Boarding Houses over home weekends will be charged at the rate of £63 per night.  This is for accommodation only.

Payment method

Fees and charges may be paid by bank transfer, by direct debit or by debit or credit card.  The instructions for the attention of your bank or building society can be obtained from the Finance Department.

Fees or charges that remain unpaid at the due date will incur a 1.5% per month late payment surcharge.

Those parents wishing to pay fees in advance may take advantage of the School's "Fees in Advance" Scheme for which further information may be obtained from the Finance Department.

Notice Period

Parents must give a term's notice for either their child leaving the school or for a move from boarding to day.  Where a term's notice is not given, a term's fees are due in lieu of notice. The notice must be in writing and addressed to the Business and Finance Director.

Please click on the blue link below to view a pdf listing of all the fees, charges and discounts available.

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