Fees & Charges 2023-24

Registration Fee (Reception to Year 12): £75*
Acceptance deposit: £150
Bursary fund contribution (Year 7 to Year 12 only): £250*

*non-refundable fee

Junior School & Nursery Tuition Fees

Nursery Details available on request
Reception £3,038 per term 
Year 1 and Year 2 £3,224 per term 
Year 3 £4,142 per term
Year 4 to Year 6 £4,222 per term 

 Senior School & Sixth Form Tuition Fees

Year 7  £5,357 per term 
Year 8 and Year 9 £5,596 per term 
Year 10 to Year 13 £5,623 per term 
Domestic Boarding Fees
(including tuition fees)
Years 9 to 13: details available on request

All fees and charges are reviewed annually by the Governing Body and updated on the website prior to implementation. 

School fees are charged in advance and, if paid termly, are due on or before the first day of term.

The School reserves the right to make a surcharge in the case of late payment, full details are contained in the Parent Contract.

Optional Extras
School Lunches (Reception to Year 2) £190 per term
School Lunches (Year 3 to Year 6) £215 per term
School Lunches (Year 7 to Year 11) £231 per term
Milk (Reception to Year 2 only) Included in fees
Music Instrumental Tuition £24.50 per lesson
Hiring of Musical Instruments Available on request
Speech and Drama Tuition Starting from £18.50 per lesson
Counselling (first session free) £27 per session
Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme (from Year 10) £300 (Bronze)
£330 (Silver)
£390 (Gold)
School Transport Various (please see transport)
PTA £25 per family per year
Phoenix After-School Club (Nursery to Year 6) £4.50 per hour session or part thereof
Breakfast Club (Nursery to Year 6) £3.25 per half-hour session
CCF (from Year 10) £30.00 per term
Rowing (from Year 9) £100 per term
Payment of fees

An account for each pupil is prepared shortly before the beginning of each term. Fees are due on or before the first day of term; payment is accepted by BACs or cheque.  Please note that we cannot accept cash payments for fees. However, the School has the facility of a Direct Debit Scheme for parents who wish to pay their school fees monthly. Parents who wish to pay by monthly Direct Debit should click here for further information.

SFP click here

Fees in Advance

Please get in touch with the School Accountant for further information: 01432 363544.

Insurances and refund scheme

Pupils' Personal Accident Insurance Scheme provides cover for 24 hours a day 365 days a year. All pupils are included in the Scheme, the premium for which is included in the school fees.

> Download: Insurance scheme details

Hereford Cathedral School Fees Refund Scheme (formerly called the School Fees Protection Scheme) provides cover for absence and is available to all pupils. It should be noted that no claim for a refund of fees for a period of absence can be considered, except through membership of this Scheme.

> Download: School Fee Refund Scheme details for new parents

SFS School Fees Insurance

Music tuition

Requests to begin instrumental and singing lessons should be made by contacting Mrs Amy Turtle, Music Administrator, on 01432 363531. Parents are reminded that a half a term's notice is required in writing to the music teacher of the intention to terminate music lessons and that the failure to give such notice will result in a half a term's fees being payable.