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School fees

From 1 September 2021, fees per term at our nurseries, junior schools and senior school are:

School Fees per term
Nursery Cambridge nursery fees page
Nursery Dame Bradbury's nursery fees page
Nursery Madingley nursery fees page

Cambridge Reception

£4,250

Dame Bradbury's Reception £3,990
Junior School Dame Bradbury's Years 1 & 2 £4,240
Junior School Dame Bradbury's Years 3 & 4 £4,740
Junior School Dame Bradbury's Years 5 & 6 £4,950
Junior School Rosedale House Years 1 & 2 £4,240
Junior School Rosedale House Years 3, 4, 5 & 6  £5,360
Stephen Perse Senior School £6,200

Please note: Fees for our Nursery & Early Years, Junior Schools and Senior School include school lunches.

Registration fee

The registration fee required at the time of submitting an application reflects the costs incurred by the Foundation in administering the admissions process before the offer of a place is made. This fee is non-refundable.

  • Nursery and Kindergarten: £100
  • Reception: £200
  • Rosedale House and Dame Bradbury's: £200
  • Senior School: £200

Acceptance fee

The acceptance fee is payable when an offer of a place is accepted by the parents and reflects the administrative costs incurred by the Foundation in preparing for new pupils to join the Foundation, including induction arrangements. This fee is non-refundable. 

  • Nursery and Kindergarten: £100
  • Reception: £300
  • Rosedale House and Dame Bradbury's: £300
  • Senior School: £300

Refundable deposit

The deposit is payable when an offer of a place is accepted by the parents and is held as security by the Foundation. The deposit is refunded when the student leaves the Foundation, or in the event that the student fails to meet the entry requirements to join the Foundation, in accordance with the Foundation's Parent Contract. 

  • Reception £500 refundable deposit
  • Rosedale House and Dame Bradbury's £500 refundable deposit
  • Senior School £500 refundable deposit

Stephen Perse Sixth Form and 1 year IGCSE students

From 1 September 2021, fees per term at our Sixth Form and for 1 year IGCSE students are:

Programme

Day
UK students

Boarding
(includes tuition) 
A Level £5,950 £12,790
International Baccalaureate (IB) £5,950 £12,790
1 year IGCSE £6,200 £12,790

Students requiring additional ESL tuition will be required to pay £1,300 per term (external provider).

Please note: Fees for our 1 year IGCSE programme includes school lunches. Day fees for the Sixth Form include a kitchen charge but exclude food costs, as students are asked to pay for meals as taken. Boarding fees includes all meals taken on a full board basis.

Registration fee

The registration fee required at the time of submitting an application reflects the costs incurred by the Foundation in administering the admissions process before the offer of a place is made. This fee is non-refundable.

  • £200 for Sixth Form and one year IGCSE students
  • £500 for international and EU students requiring a student visa

Acceptance fee and refundable deposit

The acceptance fee is payable when an offer of a place is accepted by the parents and reflects the administrative costs incurred by the Foundation in preparing for new pupils to join the Foundation, including the induction arrangements. This fee is non-refundable.

The deposit is payable when an offer of a place is accepted by the parents and is held as security by the Foundation. The deposit is refunded when the student leaves the Foundation, or in the event that the student fails to meet the entry requirements to join the Foundation, in accordance with the Foundation's Parent Contract. 

The acceptance fees and deposit are detailed for UK Day, Boarding and International students below:

  UK Day students Boarding students whose parents reside within the UK Boarding students (whose parents reside outside the UK)
Acceptance fee £300 £300 £500
Deposit £500 £2,500 £12,790 (one term's fees)

Flexi-boarding fees

From 1 September 2021, fees per day for flexi-boarders at our Sixth Form and for one year IGCSE students are: £75.00 per night 

Programme

Flexi-boarding 

One night

Flexi-boarding

Two nights

Flexi-boarding 

Three nights

A Level, IB and Year 10 and 11, IGCSE £75 for one night £150 for two nights £225 for three nights

Boarding fees include all meals taken on a flexi-board basis.


Payment of fees

All UK fees are payable by Direct Debit through one of the following methods:

Annual in advance

At its discretion, The Stephen Perse Foundation offers parents the option to pay the full year’s fees in advance. We will give a 0.75% discount on the annual tuition fees if these are paid in full by Direct Debit before the 25 August 2021.

Termly instalment scheme

At its discretion, The Stephen Perse Foundation offers parents the option to pay a particular 
term's fees by instalment under our termly instalment scheme. No administration charges, interest or other charges are included in the termly instalment scheme.

Direct Debit

All fees not paid under the annual in advance or termly instalment scheme are to be paid in full by Direct Debit before the first day of each term.

For more information, email admissions@stephenperse.com or call 01223 454762 and ask to speak to the Admissions Registrar.


Additional costs

Public examinations
 
School Fees exclude charges made by qualifications awarding bodies for public
examinations. These are charged separately and added to the summer term bill.
Music 
Our students can take part in music lessons with individual members of the visiting music staff. These are ten 40-minute lessons and will be charged at £270 per term for the academic year 2021-22.

The Stephen Perse Foundation has some school string and woodwind instruments which may be available to hire, subject to availability.

Instruments can be hired at a cost of £25 per term, or £27.50 per term for cellos.
Foundation Transport Services 
Foundation transport services continue to operate to and from our school from various
locations around Cambridge and Saffron Walden. These are charged separately on a termly basis.
Speech 
Speech lessons are available at the Foundation. Ten 40-minute lessons in a group cost £135, and individual lessons cost £270 for the academic year 2021-22.
Early and late stay charges
 
Early and late stay charges are applied at our Junior Schools as follows:
  • Early stay from 8am – no charge
  • Breakfast Club: 07:30 hrs -8:00hrs - £2.50
  • Late stay (Years 1 & 2) – £1.50 for each 15 minutes from 16.00
  • Late stay (Year 3-6) - no charge up to 16.30, £1.50 for each 15 minutes thereafter

Charges that need to be made after 18.00 will be £10 per 10 minutes or part thereof.

Financial assistance

 

Childcare vouchers