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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.

Termly Fee Information 2024/2025

Tuition Fees Academic Year 2024/2025
Lower School £3,805.00 Includes Reception, Year 1 and Year 2
Middle School £4,350.00 Includes Year 3 and Year 4
Upper School £4,490.00 Includes Year 5 and Year 6


Extend School Care
Breakfast* £1.80 per day After School Care £2.00 per 20 mins
Breakfast Club £2.00 per day Tea* £2.75 per day
*Subject to termly review


Registration of a Family
There is a non-refundable registration fee of £100.00 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.
Acceptance of a place at Copthill School
Once an offer of a place has been made formally in the main school (Reception to Year 6), this is secured on completion of an Acceptance Form and receipt of a £500.00 refundable deposit. The deposit is per pupil and refundable when the child leaves the school.


Fee Discounts
Sibling Discount
A discount of 5% is offered for a second child whilst two children are in Years 3 to 6. Additional discounts are available for the third child, where all three children are in full time education, 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 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 the term following the child’s 5th birthday.
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 and are dealt with professionally and in the strictest confidence.


Payment Methods
Bank Payments Direct Debit Scheme
Payments can be made termly by bank transfer or BACS:
Account: Copthill School Ltd
Sort Code: 20-81-20
Account Number: 60753203
Fees can be spread over 12 months. Payments for the Autumn term will begin on the 1st July (i.e. payment would be two months in advance).
Childcare Tax-Free / Voucher payments Fees in Advance
Payment, using either one of these schemes is accepted as payment for all fees, up to the child’s 5th birthday.  These schemes can be used for children over 5 years old, to pay for extended day care and holiday club facilities. We offer a small discount to parents wishing to pay one year’s tuition fees in advance.

For further information on any of these financial matters, please contact our finance officer Carly Smith: 01780 757506 /  carly.smith@copthill.com