Tuition fees per term for the academic year 2017/18 are listed below and there are three terms per year. The fee includes the cost of examinations (except for *Optional Extras) and covers the provision of school lunches (sample menus below), mid-morning drinks, text books, materials required for instruction and personal accident insurance. In the case of the Junior School all curricular extras and trips, other than residential ones, are included in the fee.

Nursery (Full Day) £3,370

Reception (aged 4+) £3,950

Preparatory (Year 1) £4,150

Transition (Year 2) £4,620

Lower I to Upper I (Years 3 - 4) £4,770

Upper II - Lower III (Years 5 - 6) £4,810

Upper III to Upper VI (Years 7 - 13) £5,510

*Optional Extras

Before and After School Care for Early Years and Junior School pupils

£3.50 including breakfast. (7.30 - 8.30 am)

£8.00 per after school session (3.30 - 6.00 pm) including provision of a snack.

Individual Music Lessons £227.00 per term

Speech and Drama Lessons £225.00 per year for group lessons.

Music lessons are available from Lower I (Year 3) and Speech and Drama is offered to girls from Transition (Year 2). Tuition is available in a variety of musical instruments and singing.


Termly fee payments by direct debit can be arranged.

New Pupils' Charges:

Registration fee: £100 non-refundable.

Overseas registration fee: £250 non-refundable

Deposit: £1000 to confirm acceptance of place - of which £500 will be held for duration of daughter's time at the school and £500 will be deducted from your first term's fee invoice.

Early Years Education

We offer a pre-reception nursery school year, for 3-4 year olds, based on a fulltime Monday to Friday offering.

The Abbey participates in the Early Years Education grant to provide up to 15 hours of funded schooling per week for children until the term in which they have their fifth birthday. This is deducted from your termly invoice.

Junior School Catering

The Junior School dining room and Abbey Gardens Hall provide modern, bright facilities where girls sit with their friends and enjoy their healthy nutritious lunch. From Transition, girls can choose from a choice of hot meals or a salad bar.

Junior School Menu (Example)

Abbey Gardens Menu (Example)

Senior School Catering

The Senior School girls eat in the large dining room, with menus offering girls a wide choice of food all in line with our ethos of healhy eating. The menus include hot meals, a pasta bar, salads and baguettes. The Sixth Form has a separate dining room where girls can eat at their convenience.

Senior School Menu (Example)