Fees

Investing in the future

The right education is the best start in life your daughter could wish for. We appreciate the investment you are making in her future.

Our competitive fees balance excellence with affordability, across our Preschool, Junior School, Senior School and Sixth Form, to ensure you receive the very best value for money.

2020/2021 Fees

These fees apply from January 2021.

Day students Termly
Preschool (2 full days or 4 half days per week minimum)
  • Full time: £3,641 per term
  • A full day: £65
  • A half day: £32.50
Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 day £3,641 per term
Year 3 and Year 4 day £4,768 per term
Year 5 and Year 6 day £5,026 per term
Year 7 to Upper Sixth day £5,677 per term
Boarding students Termly
Year 5 and Year 6 weekly boarding £9,200 per term
Year 5 and Year 6 full boarding £11,137 per term
Year 7 to Upper Sixth weekly boarding £9,909 per term
Year 7 to Upper Sixth full boarding £11,767 per term

Please note:

  • Workplace childcare vouchers: We accept this form of payment towards after school provision.
  • School meals are charged separately for day students.
    • Preschool: £3.50 per day or £200 per term
    • Junior School: £200 per term
    • Senior School and Sixth Form: £4.50 per day
  • Preschool and Junior School Late Stay and Twilight care
    • Until 5.00pm: £7.50 per session.
    • Until 6.00pm: £15 per session.
  • Junior School activity clubs and homework club

    • Until 5.00pm: £7.50 per session.

    • Until 6.00pm: £15 per session.

  • Speech and Drama (LAMDA) tuition
    • Junior School: £120 for 10 lessons (in pairs) or £135 for 10 lessons (individuals).
    • Senior School: £200 for 10 lessons per term (in pairs).
  • Music lessons are £200 for 10 individual lessons per term across all Schools for all the musical instruments we teach.
  • Costs for any other extra-curricular activities, trips and visits will be notified and charged separately.
  • Boarding fees include books, stationery, all meals and the cost of boarding trips. Boarding fees are paid in three installments (at the beginning of each term).

Flexi boarding

Flexi boarding is offered to Day students from Year 5 upwards (subject to availability):

  • £75 for one or two nights
  • £70 per night if it is for three nights in any one week

Admissions one-off costs

To apply for a place, please complete our application form online and submit online payment for your non-refundable application fee.

2020 entry

  • The non-refundable application fee is £75 for applications for students joining us this academic year and is paid when you submit your application form.
  • Deposit for a day place for 2020 entry is £500. 
  • For 2020 entry, the deposit for weekly or full boarding place for European Union students (if applicants' parents are resident citizens of the EU) is £1,000.
  • For 2020 entry, the deposit for a weekly or full boarding place for non-European Union students (if applicants' parents are not citizens or residents of the EU) is £5,000.

2021 entry

  • Deposit for a day place for 2021 entry is £500. 
  • The non-refundable application fee is £100 for a day student or £150 for a boarding student, and is paid when you submit your application form. 
  • For 2021 entry, the deposit for a boarding place is one term's fees.

Payments

  • Termly installments: We issue fee bills at the end of each term, for the following term. Fees are due and payable in full before the commencement of the school term to which they relate.
  • We only accept workplace childcare vouchers as payment for after school care (not for school fees).
  • Monthly payments: If you live in the UK, you can opt to pay fees monthly, using a School Fee Plan. *Please note these monthly payments will incur an interest fee.

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Payments with Flywire

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For more information please contact the admissions team:

Admissions Officer (UK) | +44 1223 224 167 | admissions@stmaryscambridge.co.uk

International Admissions Officer | +44 1223 224 157 | admissions@stmaryscambridge.co.uk

Junior School Admissions Officer | +44 1223 224 177 | admissions@stmaryscambridge.co.uk

“Their confidence has soared since joining St Mary's Junior School Cambridge. I feel like the School adds more value than any other independent school in Cambridge.”

Junior School parent 2019

“We feel that the leadership of the school is outstanding and has a far-reaching influence on the day to day experiences of our daughter.”

Parent survey 2019