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 2023 - 2024
Registration £50 non-refundable £ 250
Kindergarten* 5 mornings per week (8.30am - 12.00 noon) £ 1,655
5 days per week (8.30am - 3.30pm) £ 3,070
3 mornings (8.30am - 12.00 noon) £ 995
3 days (8.30am - 3.30pm) £ 1,845
Reception £ 3,225
Year 1 £ 3,405
Year 2 £ 3,635
Year 3 £ 3,925
Year 4 £ 4,215
Year 5 £ 4,435
Year 6 £ 4,635
Swimming £8.50 per session
School Fees Refund Scheme 0.82% per term


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.

We also offer instrumental lessons (arranged directly with peripatetic teachers, in piano, all stringed instruments, all brass instruments, all woodwind, percussion, saxophone and singing).


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.

From September 2023, we are also offering sibling discount for families with three or more children in the school*:

Third child - 30% discount

Fourth and subsequent children - 100% discount

*Excludes Kindergarten and discounts are only given when all siblings are current pupils in the School at the same time (discount applied to the youngest child).

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