School Fees - 2017/2018
Registration fee - £50.00 (non refundable)
A non-returnable deposit of £200 will be requested at the time of a place being offered, and this will be refunded after the end of the final term which the pupil spends at the school. Please see the School’s Terms and Conditions for information on how and when the acceptance deposit may be refunded.
|Reception including lunch||£2,861 per term|
|Years 1 and 2 including lunch||£2,965 per term|
|Years 3 to 6 including lunch||£3,121 per term|
Pupils Personal Accident and Dental Insurance, which is compulsory for all pupils, is included in the termly fees.
Reception class where claiming free entitlement
Children are entitled to 15 hours a week free-of-charge for the school year. The entitlement starts the term after the child turns three and ends the term after they turn five or at the end of Reception, whichever is earlier. Where parents are in receipt of the free entitlement then the charge for additional services is:
Reception additional services including lunch £2,241 per term
School fees protection
The charge for this optional scheme is 1.37% of the tuition fee after any discounts have been applied.
Please note that trustees are unable to refund fees in the event of illness or disruption to a school term.
Payment of fees
Fees are due on or before the first day of each term. Parents can view their accounts and bills for each term using the Parent Bills and Online Payment, please click here. Advice is sent by email when bills become available for a new term.
Parents are requested to make payment to us in the following ways:
- online using a debit or credit card (please note there is a transaction charge for credit card payments);
- direct debit
- direct bank transfer, please state billing reference number and send to:
Bank HSBC Bank plc
Account Name The Princethorpe Foundation - Crescent School
Sort Code 40-39-11
Account Number 62294834
Please note that the Foundation has no intention of changing its bank account and any advice to the contrary should be ignored.
It would really help us if parents who have previously paid fees by cheque would move to one of the above methods of payment. Please note we do not accept payment in cash for the fee bill. See the School’s Terms and Conditions for further information about the payment of fees.
Late payment of fees
Interest is charged for late settlement of fees at a rate of 6% per annum or part thereof. Letters relating to late payment of fees are charged at £10.
Discounts on the main tuition fee are automatically applied to siblings (5% for second and third sibling, 10% for fourth and subsequent siblings) and apply whilst there are two or more children attending schools in the Foundation*.
* including Princethorpe College, Crescent School and Crackley Hall, but excluding children attending the Little Crackers Nursery unless the application for the place in the Nursery was received prior to 1 September 2015.
|Early Birds care||One session £2.90 per child|
|First hour (3.45pm - 4.45pm) or less||£5.70 per child (includes drink and a biscuit|
|Over one hour, up to a maximum of two hours (5.45pm)||£9.95 per child (includes tea)|
Music and extra-curricular activities
Music lessons are available for various instruments. Music fees are negotiated with, and invoiced separately to, parents by tutors to whom enquiries and payments should be directed.
Similar arrangements apply to extra curricular activities provided by external agents.
Uniform is available from the School Shop at Princethorpe and a list is sent out prior to the pupil joining the school.