Dame Catherine Harpur’s School

Fee schedule

Academic year 2018-2019  


Registration fee                         £45 (admin fee to cover trial session and processing of Pupil application and resultant offer letter, as applicable)

Acceptance deposit                  £350 (payable upon completion of parent contract/acceptance of place)

Additional deposit:                    £1248 (acceptance deposit + additional deposit = one term’s fee )

 Annual fee:                            £4794 (2018-2019)

 Applicable to those attending full time (i.e. 5 days a week); a term’s deposit is required prior to commencement of first day of term of attendance which will be returned following completion of final term once all outstanding monies have been paid. One term’s notice is required.

Full-time fees:

Termly fee (payable prior to commencement of term, in full):  £1598

Monthly payments are currently accepted (this should be via a standing order and payments must be received by the first day of each month.)

Sibling discount 20% for first child, 10% for second and subsequent child

Home-school fees:   £18 per session (morning or afternoon) or £42 per full day (9am – 4pm)

Applicable for those attending up to 3 full days or 6 sessions per week. Your commitment is per half term for the full number of weeks in the half term. From Summer 2019, the commitment required will be a full term.  All fees, if paid monthly must be settled by the first of each month.

Under the terms of the home-school contract, DCHS are not responsible for the education of the child and will be recorded as being home-schooled with the Local Authority.

10% discount currently available for those committing to 6 sessions.  Sibling discount applies as above.

Please contact us for information about using childcare vouchers.


Nursery fees: £15 per session.

Full day for nursery (including lunch cover) from 9am-4pm: £36.

Government childcare vouchers accepted for up to 30 hours (if eligible); additional sessions and lunch cover for full day attendance are invoiced per half term, payable in advance. Missed sessions due to illness or other absence are non-transferable/not-refunded.


Breakfast/after school clubs: £6 (when booked half-termly) or £7.50 on a casual/ad-hoc basis (when available).

One sports session per week (swimming or sports session led by a specialist coach) is also chargeable. Approx. cost £10 per week.