Dame Catherine Harpur’s School
Fee schedule
Academic year 2020-2021
Trial day fee :

£25 ( please complete the trial day form)

  • Initial deposit: £300 (payable on application)
  • Any remaining deposit required prior to commencement of first day of term of attendance.
  • A deposit is applicable to those attending full time or flexi-time. The amount will vary according to the school model and will be clarified ahead of application.
  • Any deposit will be returned following completion of the final term, once all outstanding monies have been paid and providing one term’s notice has been given in writing.
Full-time and flexi-school fees:

Annual fee for  full-time children and flexi-school attending 4 days a week : £6820  (£6990 from 1st September 2021)

Annual fee for flexi-school children attending 3 days a week : £5,385  (£5520 from 1st September 2021)

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

Home-school fees:

£47 per full day 9am – 4pm    (£48 from 1st September 2021)  

Applicable for those attending for 1 or 2 full days per week. Please see our home school policy for terms and conditions.

Under the terms of the home-school contract, DCHS are not responsible for the education of the child and this remains the responsibility of the parent to recorded as being home-schooled with the Local Authority.

Pre-school (nursery and extended pre-school for children up to compulsory school age)

Session: £15

Full day (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. A resource charge is applicable for children extending their pre-school provision into the academic year when they have their 5th birthday.

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.

Please contact us for information about using childcare or tax free vouchers for extended school provision.