Effective Autumn Term 2021 (until further notice)

Registration Fee

A non-returnable registration fee of £100; to accompany your Registration Application.

Acceptance Deposit

  • The acceptance deposit is payable upon acceptance of an offered place. This will be credited against the final school account, i.e. the closing account at the end of the final term at school. It is not otherwise returnable.
  • £500 for Reception to Year 2; £1,000 for Year 3 to Year 13
  • Parents who cancel acceptance on more than a full term’s notice before entry will not be required to pay Fees in lieu of notice but the deposit will be retained by the School
  • Parents who cancel acceptance on less than a full term’s notice before entry will be required to pay Fees in lieu of notice, less the deposit paid.

Tuition Fees

Reception : £3,880 per term
Year 1-2 : £3,990 per term
Years 3-6 : £4,210 per term
Years 7-13 : £5,095 per term (excluding external exam fees)


Senior Fees include all activities and visits in relation to the annual Science Week, retreats, PSHE activities and some compulsory curriculum activities.

All School fees are inclusive of the cost of travel insurance for pupils, while involved in day and residential School trips. They are also inclusive of the cost of personal accident cover for pupils as a consequence of accidents at School or any activity arranged through the School.  The level of cover is significant and includes dental cover arising from an accident.

Termly fees are payable in full on or before the first day of each term. If the account has not been settled by the first day of term, the School reserves the right to charge simple interest at a daily rate of 2% on late fee payments and the pupil may be refused admission.

Notice of Withdrawal

A full term’s notice of withdrawal is required, addressed to the Headmistress, by the first day of term, failing which a full term’s fees must be paid and settled immediately upon receipt of the final invoice.

The same applies to any extra curricular activities. In all cases of withdrawal the organisers of the relevant activity should be notified directly in writing.


In line with Charity Commission public benefit guidelines, bursaries are available for girls who would benefit from a St Catherine’s education, but whose families are unable to afford the full fees. Please see Bursaries and Scholarships for further details.

Sibling Discounts for Tuition Fees

A reduction of 5% is made in the case of the second, and 10% in the case of the third or subsequent members of the same family, all of whom are in attendance as full fee paying pupils at one and the same time.

Lunch Charges (per Term)

  • Reception to Year 13: £280

A discount is applied to Year 11 and Year 13 girls during the period of public examinations in the Summer Term.

The lunch charge includes a mid-morning snack for Reception to Year 6.

Wrap Around Care

Breakfast Club:

All girls, prep and senior, are welcome to attend our breakfast club from 7.30am where we are pleased to offer a selection of beverages, cereal, toast, fruit, yoghurt and a varied daily hotplate. Further information can be obtained from Ms Chantal Goldburn at cgoldburn@stcatherineschool.co.uk

After School Club:

We offer an after school club facility for our prep girls from the end of their school day until 6.00pm. Further information can be obtained from info@stcatherineschool.co.uk

Fees Paid in Advance

Tuition fees may be paid in advance and the School offers a discount, subject to market interest rate conditions, further details of which can be obtained from bursar@stcatherineschool.co.uk

Loan Plan

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Pupil Cover

Personal Accident insurance cover, including dental, is held for all pupils from when they join until they leave St Catherine’s School. The premium cost is included as part of the tuition fees. Further details of the cover are available in the attached document.