Brookes UK School Fees

Competitive fee structure in 2022

We understand the importance of keeping open the option of an alternative education for as many families as possible. We have therefore reviewed our school fees and are delighted to offer an outstanding Brookes education at a more competitive price, on average 25% lower than other independent schools in the area.

We are also able offer a range of scholarships and bursaries for selected students in our Upper School. For a summary of ways a Brookes education can be more affordable see our blog ‘Brookes is best for your family – and your budget’.

Cherry Trees Montessori Nursery Fees

Session Fees
Registration admin fee (non-refundable) £25
Deposit (refundable) £100
Breakfast club (7.30-8.00) £6.00
Morning (8am - 1pm) - includes lunch £36.30
School Day (8am - 4pm) - includes lunch £55.70
Full Day (8am - 5.30pm) - includes lunch & tea £65.30

Government Funded Sessions
We offer 15 and 30 hour funded sessions over term time (34 weeks) or a reduced weekly hours total to attend year-round.

Funded 2 year olds 

Free funded 15-hour session: Monday to Friday term time.+ lunch £3.00 payable.

Funded 3 &4 year olds 

Free funded 15-hour session: Monday to Friday term time + lunch £3.00 payable.
Free funded 30-hour session:  Monday to Friday term time + lunch £3.00 payable.

Any additional hours are charged as a funded session at £6.70 an hour.  Any additional services such as trips, activities and visiting educational specialists will be chargeable if you are in receipt of Government funding. A registration fee is not required for Government Funded Sessions and will only be required if children attend extra sessions on top of their funded ones.

Lower & Upper School Day Fees (per term)

Year Group Fees per term
Reception (8am - 5.30pm) £2965
Years 1 – 2 £2965
Years 3 – 6 £3570
Years 7 – 9 £4235
Years 10-11 £4235
*For those joining from Y9 for GCSE's there is a 10% premium

Weekly Boarding Fees (per term)

Year Group Fees per term
Years 5 – 9 £7200
Years 10 – 11* £7200

Full-Time Boarding Fees (per term)

Year Group Fees per term
Years 5 – 11 £9500

Full-Time International Boarding Fees (per term)

Year Group Fees per term
Years 5 – 6 £8,800
Years 7-8 £10,450
Years 9-11 £11,495
Additional Fees
Application Fee £200
Tuition Deposit £2,500 ( £1,250 retained until completion of 1st term, £1,250 retained until course completion)
Transportation Fees £125-£250

Full-Time International Day Fees

Year Group Fees per term
Years 5 – 11 £5990
Additional Fees
Application Fee £200
Tuition Deposit £2,500 ( 1,250 retained until course completion )
Transportation Fees £138-£280

Flexible Boarding Fees

Type Fees
Up to 3 nights per week £50 per day
4 or 5 nights £165.00 £165.00
Weekend Boarding £83.00 per night day (24 hours)
Flexible boarding is not offered with any discounts. Please refer to the 'additional fees' section for further fee details or contact us to discuss. A week's notice must be given. Flexi boarding is subject to availability in the boarding house.
Scholarships, Bursaries & Discounts
Discount Type Percentage
Military / NHS workers  10%
Sibling Discount (per child after first 10%

For scholarship and bursary information click here.

Please note that whilst lunches are included in the full fees, they are not subject to any discount. Discounts cannot be combined.

SEND Additional Fees
Fee type    Charge
Teaching assistant support in classroom £18.50 per hour * 

* (Note: if two pupils with SEND are able to receive support in one lesson then the cost would be shared ie £9.25 per child)

Students with an EHCP are charged  an additional fee on a rising tier scale according to need and specifically in reference to provision section F.

Complex Plan  £1000
Basic Plan £700

Bespoke intervention packages are available for students that require extra support with their learning. For example Dyslexia intervention, Phonics, Handwriting, Comprehension/Inferencing, Maths Support.

Two times a week  £200 per term
Three times a week £300 per term


ELSA £10 per session
Lego Therapy  £3 per session

Please contact Laura Nevill SENDCO manager for more details:

Other Additional Fees
Fee Type Day Pupil UK Boarding Pupil International Boarding Pupil
Application Fee £75 £75 £200 (inc Tier 4 Cert of Acceptance for Study)
Deposit * £250 £250 £1,000
Administration fee (per transaction / monthly payment set-up) £25 £25 £25
School Aftercare (between 5.30pm-6pm) £15 per 30 minutes
Late Pick-Up Fees after 6pm (1st child) £23.00 per 15 minutes n/a
Nursery & School Late Pick-Up Fees after 6pm (2nd child)  £26.00 per 15 minutes n/a
Examination Fees (charged by exam/re-sit taken) tbc tbc n/a
Personal belongings insurance (optional) £10.18 Up to £5,000
Dental Plan £7.00
School Fees Insurance  1.5% of Fees Paid 1.5% of Fees Paid 1.5% of Fees Paid

Additional International Fees

Fee Type International Boarding Pupil
English as an Additional Language (EAL/ESL) Please request as fees are dependant on programme
Specialised Learning Support (if required) £1,250-£2,500 per term dependant on need
International Mother Tongue Language Instruction (optional) £850 per term
Transportation Fees: London Airports (one-way) £125-£250Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton, Stansted

* A deposit is required for each child which will be refunded when the child leaves the school.

Bus Collection Service Fees

Bus Service to and from Bury St Edmunds Station. Please request prices from the Bursar.

Please enquire about the feasibility for a particular route.

Bank Details

Bank: Lloyds Bank plc
Account Name: Brookes Education Group UK Ltd
Sort Code: 30-64-22
Account Number: 30897560
IBAN: GB16LOYD30642230897560

Terms and conditions

Please find our latest terms and conditions here.