Thank you for considering a Copthill education for your family. For most families, investing in an independent school education requires careful financial planning. As you will learn through the admissions process, families find great value in the Copthill experience and the distinctive way in which we prepare our pupils for the future.
Copthill School fees are an inclusive fee, incorporating all tuition fees, lunches, after school care until 4.30pm* and any compulsory UK based, non-residential outings.
Upper School 2018-2019
|Year 3 - Year 6||£ 3,450.00 per term|
Lower School 2018-2019
|Year 1 - Year 2||£ 3,085.00 per term|
|Reception||£ 3,085.00 per term|
|Reception with EY funding||£ 2,336.00 - £ 2,451.00 per term, based on number of weeks per term|
Nursery and Pre school classes 2018-2019
|2 year olds (with no EarlyYears funding)||£ 29.75 per morning. including lunch
£ 17.50 per afternoon
|3/4 year olds (with EarlyYears funding)||
3 days per week - £ 80.22
4 days per week - £ 126.16
5 days per week - £ 172.10
|Ballet (ages 3+)||£ 52.00 per term|
|Tap and Modern (ages 4+)||£ 52.00 per term|
|Individual music lessons - 30 minute lesson (Years 1 - 6)||£ 184.00 per term|
|Speech and drama (Years 3 - 6)||£ 116.00 per term|
Before and After school charges
|Teas||£3.50 per day|
|After school club||£1.25 - £ 7.50 per day|
Upper and Lower School fees are an inclusive figure, incorporating all tuition fees, lunches, after school care until 4.30pm* and any compulsory UK based, non-residential outings. Additional extras are completely optional such as peripatetic music and drama or specialist activities, i.e. karate and specific clothing, additional personal equipment or replacement items.
*unless prior notice is given.
Fees are reviewed annually, taking effect from the following September.
There’s a non-refundable registration fee of £85.00 per family that’s 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.
ACCEPTANCE OF A PLACE
Once an offer of a place has been made formally in the main school (Reception – Year 6), this is secured on completion of an acceptance form and receipt of a £250.00 refundable deposit. The deposit is per pupil and is refundable when the pupil leaves the school.
A discount of 5% is offered for a second child whilst two children are in the Upper School (Year3-6).
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 Old Copthillian Bursary offers a 5% discount and is available to children of old Copthill pupils.
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.
Fees are invoiced in advance of the term for payment by BACS, cheque or monthly direct debit.
DIRECT DEBIT SCHEME
Direct debit payment scheme. Fees can be spread over 12 months, without incurring interest charges. Payments for the Autumn term begin on 1 July, ie. payment would be 2 months in advance.
Childcare vouchers are acceptable as payment for all fees up to the age of 5. Over 5, voucher payments can be used for all chargeable activities/childcare, before and after the normal school day and school year.
FEES IN ADVANCE
We offer a discount to parents wishing to pay one year’s tuition fees in advance The discount offered is currently 1.5% on tuition fees only.
For information regarding finance, please contact:
Mrs Carly Smith: firstname.lastname@example.org
or telephone her on 01780 757 506.