Our fees cover tuition across the regular curriculum, school books, games and swimming, a limited number of non-residential curriculum trips, stationery, choral music and other materials. They do not cover lunches, optional extra subjects (below) or the cost of travel to school.
|Nursery (from age 3)||£2,638 per term|
|Reception||£3,200 per term|
|Year 1 & Year 2||£3,275 per term|
|Year 3||£3,521 per term|
|Years 4 to 6||£3,948 per term|
|Years 7 – Year 9||£4,866 per term|
|Years 10 & 11||£4,923 per term|
|Years 12 & 13||£4,970 per term|
Our nursery offers wrap around care from 8am to 6pm for 36 weeks of the year. The fee shown above is for a full-time place. We accept the Government’s childcare vouchers for 15 hours per week for children aged 3-5. At present we have no plans to extend this to 30 hours.
Lunch costs are £229.20 per term, when averaged over the whole year. For Nursery to Year 2 this includes morning juice or milk and healthy snack, lunch and afternoon tea for those staying for After School Club. For Years 3 to 8 at the Prep School this includes lunch and afternoon tea for those staying for After School Club.
We offer a sibling discount: fees are reduced by 20% for the 3rd child and all subsequent children, for their full time in the school. To qualify, a family must have 3 or more children attending a GDST School at the same time before a discount can be awarded to the third or any subsequent sibling.
Notice of Fee Increase
A term’s notice will be given for any increase in fees.
We ask for a non-refundable registration fee of £100.
A £500 deposit is payable on acceptance of a place. The deposit will be held until the end of your child’s final term in school and will be refunded within 12 weeks of their leaving, less any sums owing to the GDST or the school at that time. The deposit cannot be refunded if a pupil is withdrawn after a place has been accepted.
Notice of withdrawal
A term’s notice must be given in writing to the school if you are withdrawing your child. Notice must be given no later than the first day of the term preceding the term to which the notice relates.