Fees schedule – effective 01-09-2016

Fees are per term unless otherwise stated

£
Registration Fee 100.00
Entry Exam 50.00
Refundable Deposit – Day 600.00
Nursery 5.80 per hour
Reception 2,550.00
Junior Day – Year 1 & 2 2,550.00
Junior Day – Years 3-6 2,950.00
Senior Day – Years 7-8 3,475.00
Senior Day Years 9, 10 & 11 3,600.00
Junior School After School Care         4pm-5pm 4.50
Junior School After School Care         5pm-6pm 5.75 (inc tea) per session
Minibus Travel per Journey (booked in advance per term) 3.50 per journey
Occasional Minibus Use per Journey 5.50 per journey
PTA Subscription 5.00

 

Admission Process

The five stages of Admission are as follows:

1. Initial contact with the Towers
2. Complete registration form and return with fee
3. Arrange a taster day and sit an entry exam
4. Offer a place
5. Signed acceptance and payment of deposit

Payment of Fees

Fees are payable in full on or in advance of the first day of term. They can be paid by monthly direct debit through by School Fee Plan (www.sfpschoolfees.co.uk). You can apply online at www.myschoolfeeplan.com/TheTowersConvent-BN44 to pay your school fees by monthly instalments*. It’s quick, easy and once approved, we will notify School Fee Plan of your termly fees, including extras. Should you have any scholarships, bursaries or sibling discounts, these will also be reflected.

*Credit is subject to status. Terms and conditions apply.

Interest charges are applied to overdue accounts.

Notice

A clear terms notice is required in writing to the Headmistress when withdrawing a pupil or fees will be charged in lieu of notice.

Deposit

Following signed acceptance of your place, a deposit of £600 is charged, this will be credited against the final invoice issued when the pupil leaves The Towers. The deposit is not refunded if your daughter does not take up a place at the school. For full Terms and Conditions please click here.

Music and Optional Lesson Tuition

Fees for optional lessons are arranged by the teachers concerned. Subjects include academic support, dancing, elocution, tennis, musical instruments etc. The cost of music lessons is £170.00 per term, there are 30 lessons a year.

Child Care Vouchers

Salary sacrifice child care vouchers are accepted for nursery care.

Academic Support

The cost of a weekly one-to-one session is £18.00 per half hour session. Some children may require more than one session per week. All charges are payable in advance though billing may be in arrears where there is uncertainty about the pupil’s support at the start of the term.

Pupils with special needs, such as dyslexia, receive sympathetic handling in the classroom, and academic support may be available by private arrangement at extra cost.

Early Years Funding

The Towers is registered for Early Years Free Entitlement.

Bursaries and Discounts

The Trustees and Governors of The Towers Convent School are committed to broadening access to eligible parents/guardians means-tested financial support with the payment of school fees. For further information please see guidance and forms below.

Means-tested Bursary Policy and Guidance

Bursary Application Form

Sibling reductions are applicable to tuition fees only and are available to pupils from main school entry.
2ndchild 4%
3rd child 5%

Regarding bursaries, awards and discounts reductions apply only to the basic termly school fees and not to extras such as peripatetic lessons, residential trips, external exam fees etc.

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