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 2022 - 2023
Registration £50 non-refundable £ 250
Kindergarten* 5 mornings per week (8.30am - 12.00 noon) £ 1,545
5 days per week (8.30am - 3.30pm) £ 2,870
3 mornings (8.30am - 12.00 noon) £ 930
3 days (8.30am - 3.30pm) £ 1,725
Reception £ 3,015
Year 1 £ 3,180
Year 2 £ 3,395
Year 3 £ 3,670
Year 4 £ 3,940
Year 5 £ 4,145
Year 6 £ 4,330
Instrumental lessons £ 160 - £ 175
Swimming £8.50 per session
School Fees Refund Scheme 0.82% per term

* Important

Fees are per term and are inclusive of lunch and snacks. 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 After-School Club 3.30pm – 4.30pm – charged at £8.00 (Early Years only)

Daily Teatime Club 4.30pm - 5.30pm – charged at £10.00 (including tea)

Late pick up charge for children collected after 5.30pm - £15.00

How To Pay

Our fees are payable in full on or before the first day of each term via bank transfer or cheque. Our bank details should be available on our invoices. The School will always inform you if we change our bank details. Please be cautious if you are advised to amend our bank details; it would be advisable to contact the School by telephoning 01242 523263 to verify any change.

We also offer the ability to pay monthly (over 10 monthly instalments) via the Direct Debit scheme. Please contact the Finance Office for further information: finance@berkhampsteadschool.co.uk.


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.

Early Years funding for 3 and 4 Year Olds is available. Please contact the Bursary team for further information.


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