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      School Fees 2019-20

      The following are the fees per term for the Autumn Term 2018, Spring and Summer Terms 2019. Each academic school year comprises three terms.

      Forces Bursaries and sibling discounts are available. Please contact the Admissions Office for details.

      Stays of one term or shorter are subject to an additional 10% premium.

      Senior School (per term)

      The fee covers the principal charges for tuition, exercise books, text books, Health Centre fees, meals, and for boarders, accommodation, normal laundry, publications, plays, team fares, termly calendars, the Rydal Penrhos Society & St John’s Church, but does not include excursions, dry-cleaning and examination fees. Accident insurance will also be included in the fees from 2019-20.

      Senior Full Boarding

      Years 7 – 8

      (age 11 – 12 years)


      Years 9 – 11

      (age 13 – 15 years)


      Years 12 – 13

      (age 16 – 18 years)


      A non-refundable registration fee of £100 is payable on application.

      Upon acceptance of the offer of a place, a deposit of £5,000 is required which is accounted for at the end of the pupil's final term. The deposit becomes non-refundable if, once the offer of a place has been accepted at Rydal Penrhos, the child does not take up the place. For pupils who require a visa, the School reserves the right to request a payment of up to a full term's boarding fees.

      Payment and notice

      Fees are payable in accordance with the School’s Terms and Conditions. Monthly payments may be made through School Fee Plan credit scheme.  Details are available from the Bursar’s Office. Parents must give one term’s notice in writing to withdraw a child from the school.

      The School fees protection scheme and personal effects insurance are optional.  Accident insurance (including dental cover) is compulsory at a cost of £3.75 per term from 1 September 2018.

      Optional extras charges 2019-20

      Optional extras charges 2019-20

      English as a Foreign Language

      One lesson is 55 minutes


      Years 7-11 (up to three lessons per week) group lesson alternative to languages: £490

      Sixth form (up to three lessons per week) group lessons: £730

      EXTRA: £35 per lesson (or pro rata for shared groups)

      Learning Support

      One lesson is 55 minutes


      Years 7-11: The school will provide specialist teaching to pupils with identified needs at no cost to the parents for up to three periods per week: the appropriate number of lessons (which may be less than three) and the nature of support provided will be determined by the Head of Learning Support in partnership with the parents. If additional lessons are required, this may take the form of non-specialist skills support and guidance for which no charge will be made; if additional one-to-one teaching is required this will be treated as an extra, for which a charge will be made.

      Sixth Form: Learning Support provision in the Sixth form is treated as an extra charge.

      EXTRA: £35 per lesson (or pro rata for shared groups

      Music / Speech and Drama

      Individual instrumental (or voice) lessons are 40 minutes each; tuition rates for 2019-20 are £265.00 per term for ten lessons.

      Alterations to Music or Speech and Drama lessons require a full term’s notice.

      Extra Lesson Charging Summary


      EFL or LS

      Music or Speech & Drama

      55-minute lesson

      40-minute lesson



      £265 (ten lessons per term)







      Group of 4 or more













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