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There is no greater investment you can make for your children than giving them a prep school education. These are the years that count.

— Head, Sherborne Prep.

Current Parents’ Comments

“The best money we ever spent - our children are so happy and are doing really well”.

“I am extremely pleased we chose Berky – the change in our daughter has been nothing short of monumental”.

“The fixture list is impressive, my son is thriving on the sport here.”


Academic Year 2018-19
Registration £50 non-refundable £ 250
Kindergarten* 5 mornings per week (8.30am - 12.00 noon) £ 1332
5 days per week (8.30am - 3.30pm) £ 2455
3 mornings (8.30am - 12.00 noon) £ 799
3 days (8.30am - 3.30pm) £ 1473
Reception £ 2345
Year 1 £ 2485
Year 2 £ 2670
Year 3 £ 2900
Year 4 £ 3130
Year 5 £ 3305
Year 6 £ 3460
Instrumental lessons £ 150 - £ 175
Lunches £ 235
Swimming £7 per session
School Fees Refund Scheme 1.37% per term

* Important

Fees are per term and there are three terms per year.

A full term’s notice is required in writing prior to withdrawing a pupil. A term’s fees in lieu will be charged if written notice is not received on or before the first day of the preceding term.

Please see Policies for further details.


Various clubs are offered - many are free, some incur fees.

Daily Late Club 3.30pm – 4.30pm – charged at £5.00 (Early Years only)

Daily Super Late Club 4.30pm - 5.30pm – charged at £7.00 (including tea)

Late pick up charge for children collected after 5.30pm - £10.00

How To Pay

Our fees are payable in full on or before the first day of each term via bank transfer, cheque or using the Payment Portal.

Worldpay Online Payments provide parents with a fast and simple way to pay. We accept all major debit cards for payment of fees via the School Payment Portal. All card payments are processed in line with PCI DSS industry security standards.

Finance Portal


We are delighted to be able to offer a number of means-tested bursaries. Please contact the Bursar, who will be happy to supply details.

‘Free for 3 and 4 Year Olds’ funding is available


Berkhampstead School, Pittville Circus Road, Cheltenham, GL52 2QA
Charity Number: 325018

Berkhampstead School (Day Care Nursery) Ltd, Pengwern, Pittville Circus Road, Cheltenham, GL52 2QA Company Number: 07805292