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St Mary's Preparatory School Fee Schedule

We offer a straightforward and transparent fee structure, enabling families to plan ahead. Lunches and after school clubs run by our teachers, are included in our fees.

We are a family school for boys and girls, offering a sibling discount of 5% on the second, and subsequent children’s fees.

The fees shown are per term, for entry in School Year 2023/2024. There are three terms per school year.

Year Group Tuition Fees
Reception £4,410 per term
Year 1 to Year 2 £4,795 per term
Year 3 to Year 6 £5,150 per term

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2 days £1,623
3 days £2,396
4 days £3,168
5 days £3,930
3 mornings or afternoons £1,229
4 mornings or afternoons £1,623
5 mornings or afternoons £2,016
7 sessions £2,782
Ad-hoc Nursery sessions £42.50
Tea club (per hour) £8.40

Please note: There are 3 terms per year.

Scholarships and Bursaries


Scholarships are made annually to recognise excellence and outstanding performance in Academia, Sports, Performing Arts, Music and Art & Design.

These are awarded by the school based on merit, performance and attitude. There is no application process, an award is made at the discretion of the Head based on our internal annual assessments.


We may award bursaries where there is a financial need, for children from Year 1 upwards. Bursaries are awarded from one term through to a full year.

To find out more about how to apply for a bursary, please contact us at:

Additional information

  • When your child starts with us, you will be invoiced in advance for each term. Fees are paid termly by Direct Debit on and around 1st of the month. (Direct Debit Online Form)

  • The invoice you receive will cover the term’s fees.

  • All non-fee related items are purchased via our Cognita Connect parent app. This includes school trips, extra curricular activities and wrap around clubs.

  • If you are having difficulty paying the fees in three instalments, please see the link below for an alternative payment arrangement.

Cognita is an appointed representative of Premium Credit Limited which is Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. *School Fee Plan is a trading style of Premium Credit Limited.

An investment in the future success and well-being of your child

By choosing St Mary’s Preparatory School, you are investing in a high-quality education that will empower your child to achieve their full potential, both academically and personally.

High-Quality Education

St Mary's Preparatory School offers a top-tier educational experience with experienced teachers, a strong curriculum, and a supportive learning environment. Your child will receive an excellent education, setting a strong foundation for their future academic and career success

Holistic Development

Beyond academics, we focus on nurturing happy, confident and well-rounded individuals. We are proud of providing a wide variety of opportunities for character development, ensuring that your child's personal and social growth supports their academic achievements.

International pupil fees

We regularly welcome international pupils from a variety of countries to join our school community

International families choose St Mary's Preparatory School because of our commitment to academic excellence, character development, global perspectives, and British values, as well as our excellent exam results and strong focus on wellbeing.

All students – British, EU and international – are charged the same fees, regardless of nationality or immigration status.

International pupils who receive an offer to study at St Mary's Preparatory School will be asked to accept their place by completing and returning an acceptance form and paying a deposit equal to one term’s fees.

The international deposit will be returned at the end of a student’s time at the school, providing appropriate notice has been given and all fees have been settled.

Parent & Pupil Feedback


Parents agree that:

  • the school safeguards their children effectively.

  • the school helps their children to be confident and independent.

  • the range of subjects is suitable for their child.

  • their child is well prepared for senior school.

  • the school equips their child with the skills they need later in life.

100% pupils agree that the school expects the children to behave well.

Unlock Your Child's Potential

Discover the enriching journey your child will embark on

through the various school stages at St. Mary’s Preparatory School.


2 - 4 yrs old


4 - 7 yrs old


7 - 11 yrs old


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