Downsend School fees and additional costs

September 2021 entry

Year Group2021 Termly fee (including lunch)
Year 2£4,685
Year 3, 4, 5, 6£5,685
Year 7, 8£5,790
Year 9, 10, 11 £6,410

Fees for International pupils can be found by visiting our International Admissions pages.


Registration Fee and Deposit

  • To register your child for consideration of a place at Downsend, we request a £100 registration fee.
  • To accept your place at Downsend, we request a deposit of £750.


Sibling Discount

Parents with more than one child in Reception or above, across the Downsend School sites, will qualify for the following sibling discount:

  • 1st child – Standard fees apply
  • 2nd child – 5% discount
  • 3rd child – 10% discount
  • 4th child – 15% discount


Early Birds, Extended Day and Supervised Study

  • Early Birds (from 7:40am): £6 per day
  • Extended Day and Supervised Study (until 5:45 pm): £10 per day
  • All additional costs are paid via Cognita Connect, our secure payment app


Year 3 Music Scheme

  • £75 per term



Transport is currently charged at a termly rate as follows:

  • Morning service: £205
  • Evening service: £205
  • We make no charge for bus trips to and from the station
  • After school buses depart from school at 17:40 to allow students to attend clubs and/or extra curricular activities.  When these finish, our Extended Day staff help pupils safely onto Downsend school buses.  If Extended Day or Supervised Study services are used in full, fees will apply. However, if Extended Day or Supervised Study are used following a club and for the purpose of being checked onto the bus, no fee will apply.
  • *Please note the Downsend Transport Service is currently under review and costs for September 2021 are yet to be updated.

School Fee Plan: the option to pay your school fees in monthly installments

We work with School Fee Plan to enable parents to pay their school fees monthly, should they wish. Please click here for details.

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