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.
The Directors have confirmed that fees for the Autumn Term 2020 and Spring Term 2021 will remain at the current level. Any subsequent increase to these rates will be communicated in January 2021 to take effect from the Summer Term 2021.
Upper School 2020-2021
Year 6 – £3,550.00 per term
Year 5 – £3,550.00 per term
Year 4 – £3,550.00 per term
Lower School 2020-2021
Year 3 – £3,550.00 per term
Year 2 – £3,175.00 per term
Year 1 – £3,175.00 per term
Reception – £3,175.00 per term
Nursery and Pre School Classes 2020-2021
2 year olds (with no Early Years funding)
£30.65 per morning including lunch – £18.00 per afternoon
3/4 year olds (with Early Years funding)
3 days per week – £ 82.41
4 days per week – £ 129.23
5 days per week – £ 176.05
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.
Ballet (ages 3+) £ 53.50 per term
Tap and Modern (ages 4+) £ 53.50 per term
Individual music lessons – 30 minute lesson (Years 1 – 6) £ 189.00 per term
Speech and drama (Years 3 – 6) £ 119.00 per term
Before and After School Charges
Teas £3.60 per day
After school club £1.50 – £ 8.00 per day
A discount of 5% is offered for a second child whilst two children are in the Upper School (Y3-6) 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).
Old Copthillian Discount
We greatly value our links with past pupils and their families and wish to offer a small gesture of appreciation as they return to Copthill to educate the next generation of Copthillians .
We offer a 5% discount per child to eligible parents where no other discount is being applied. This is available from Year 1 onwards and only applies to the tuition fees.
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 and can only be paid via the School Direct Debit scheme, Bank Transfer, Cheque or Debit Card.
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.
Tax-Free/Voucher Childcare Payment Scheme
Payment using either one of the childcare schemes are acceptable as payment for all fees up to the age of five. Over five; payments can be used for any Copthill extended care facilities.
Fees in Advance
We offer a discount to parents wishing to pay one year’s tuition fees in advance, the discount offered is currently 0.25% on tuition fees only.
For information regarding finance, please contact: Mrs Carly Smith: email@example.com or telephone her on 01780 757 506.