We appreciate the significant costs involved in private education. The Directors have always tried to keep all tuition fees and additional costs to a minimum, without compromising the high standard of education and staffing, opportunities and facilities expected at Copthill. They also try to ensure complete transparency so that parents have a good understanding of the ongoing costs of a Copthill education.

The Upper School and Lower School fees are an inclusive figure, incorporating all tuition fees, lunches, afterschool care until 4.30pm* and any compulsory UK based, non-residential outings. The only additional extras are completely optional such as peripatetic music & drama or specialist activities (ie Karate) and purchases for clothing, additional personal equipment or replacement items. *(Unless prior notice is given)

Upper School

Year 3 - Year 6                      

£ 3,350 per term

Lower School

Year 1 - Year 2                      

£ 2,995 per term          

Reception Class                                

£ 2,995 per term

Reception Classes with EY funding    

£ 2,193 - £ 2,422 per term (based on number of weeks per term)

The Early Years Department 
Nursery and Pre-School Classes

2 year olds with NO EY Funding))                         

£ 28.50 per morning (inc lunch)
£ 16.80 per afternoon

3/ 4 year olds WITH EY funding

3 days per week - £61.20

4 days per week - £110.90

5 days per week - £160.60

Please follow the link for information on Early Years Funding for our 3/4 year olds
Optional Extras

Ballet (for ages 3+)

£  52.00 per term

Tap & Modern (for ages 4+)

£  55.00 per term

Ballet and Tap & Modern

£  85.00 per term

Individual Music lessons (30 minute lesson) (Year 1 upwards)

£ 178.00 per term

Speech & Drama (Years 3-6)

£ 116.00 per term

Before and After School Charges


£  1.50


£  3.50 per

After School Club Charges 

£  1.25 - £ 7.50 per day



A discount of 5% is offered for a second child whilst two children are in the Upper School (yr 3-6).
Additional discounts are available for a third child, where all three children are in full time education at Copthill. (In the term following the youngest child’s 5th Birthday). 

The Directors are delighted to offer an 'Old Copthillian Bursary' which will is available to children of old Copthill pupils. Please ask for more details on this when making your application.


Bursaries (Financial Assistance)

The School has a bursary scheme which is available to provide longer term financial support for parents.  These awards are available to potential pupils who, would benefit from and contribute to life at Copthill.  All applications are Means-tested applications and are dealt with professionally and in the strictest confidence.


Payment Methods

Fees are invoiced in advance for payment by cheque, credit card (chargeable at 3% per transaction)) debit card or monthly direct debit. (Details of these payments can be obtained from our accounts department) Direct debit payment scheme - Fees can be spread over 12 months, without incurring interest charges. Payments for the autumn term will begin on 1st July, (i.e. payment would be 2 months in advance). Informaion on payment methods are available from the school office or from carly.smith@copthill.com

Fees are reviewed annually taking effect from the following September



There is a non-refundable registration fee of £50 per family that is payable on the completion of the Registration Form.  Admission and entry will then be subject to the availability of a place.  Upon registration the school will keep you informed of the availability of places and update you with relevant news and information regarding Copthill.


Acceptance of a Place

Once an offer of a place has been made in the main school (Reception – Year 6), this is secured on completion of an Acceptance Form and receipt of a £150.00 refundable deposit. The deposit is per pupil and refundable when the child leaves the school.

Principal: Mr J A Teesdale BA (Hons) PGCE           Bursar: Mr S W J Teesdale BSc (Hons)  

Copthill School, Barnack Road, Uffington, Stamford, PE9 3AD 

Tel: 01780 757506  email:mail@copthill.com  

Copthill School Ltd, Registered in England, No. 3329003, Registered Office: 3 Castlegate, Grantham, NG31 6SF