11-18  Co-educational Catholic Senior School in Bath

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Ages 11- 18


Fees and Finance

Our governing body understands that for many families, the affordability of fees is a significant challenge. They are mindful of this and each academic year actively looks at areas where Prior Park Schools can increase its efficiency and effectiveness without compromising the quality of its educational offering.
Admissions Process  
Registration fee £125
UK day student acceptance deposit £500
UK boarding student acceptance deposit £1,000
International boarding student acceptance deposit 1 term's fees
Day Fees 2024/25 Per Term Per Annum
Years 7 & 8 £6,225 £18,675
Years 9 - 13 £6,754 £20,262


Boarding Fees 2024/25 Per Term Per Annum
Full Boarding (Years 7-13) £13,523 £40,569
Weekly Boarding (Years 7-13) £10,490 £31,470

Fee Notes:

  • Fees are due and payable on or before the first day of each term.
  • Day fee includes full lunch, many after school activities and supervised prep.
  • The Full Boarding rate includes: meals; transport from the airport at the beginning and end of each term (as long as your child joins the organised transport provided); weekend boarding activities.
  • Please note that an additional visa administration fee of £750 will be payable to The Nathanson partnership if a visa is required.
  •  Every effort is made to keep ‘extras’ to a minimum but it is likely that you will be billed for extra activities such as educational trips and activities. Your permission will be sought for your child to attend an activity that will generate an ‘extras’ charge over £20. 
  • Exam charges will be billed as an extra each year in line with the charge which we receive from the examination boards.
  • Sibling Discounts are awarded to parents who have two or more children simultaneously at our schools.
  • A full term's notice is required before the removal of a pupil or a change in their status between boarding categories or from boarding to day pupil. In default of so doing, one term's fees in lieu of such notice will be charged.

Flexi and Occasional Boarding
Spaces are subject to availability. See Fees Schedule for further details.

Half Term Boarding
Boarding over the half term holidays is available at £89.50 per day.  Rates include: supervision by House Parents, on site accommodation, full catering and an extensive activities programme for the holiday period. See Fees Schedule for further information.

English as an Additional Language
EAL is included in the fee for Years 7-11. If additional EAL help or if IELTS preparation is required, lessons can be taught either individually or in very small groups. Where these lessons are charged the cost is as follows: Individual lesson £42; group of 2 sharing a lesson £21 per pupil; group of 3, 4, 5+ respectively £14, £12, £10 per pupil.

Learning Development Programme (LDP)
LDP group session: £17 per session.
1:1 session: £48 per session.
Specialist Assessments £150 - £300: The assessment is between £150 - £300, dependent upon the level of assessment that we deem necessary to carry out, this will be determined by the ranges of concerns that your child and teachers may have. The length of report is determined by the number of tests completed.
Additional therapies and interventions, delivered by external providers will be secured in liaison with you and will be either invoiced separately or, by agreement, added to the termly invoice. Mentoring and additional support:
The many hours of LDP guidance given outside class, e.g. through termly mentoring, craft clubs, LDP Prep support, are delivered without additional fee.

Music tuition, Instrument hire, LAMDA tuition
See Fees Schedule for further information.

MFL additional tuition fees
See Fees Schedule for further information


School Fee Plan

We offer a monthly payment plan via a third party called School Fee Plan – please click on the link if you would like to apply for this method of payment, or contact the Finance team if you would like further details.


The Governors of the Prior Park Educational Trust are committed to broadening access to its schools by offering to eligible parents or guardians means-tested financial support with payment of school fees.

To apply for a bursary you must be registered with the College and have paid the £125 registration fee. A bursary can, in some circumstances, be added to a scholarship award. Applications for a bursary must be made before the offer of a place at the school.

We reserve the right to refer some bursary applications to an external agency to provide an independent assessment of the appropriate level of support, if thought to be necessary.

All bursaries are kept under review throughout an award holder's time at the College. It is a condition of a bursary award that parents report any significant change in their financial situation.

Please contact the Registrar for further information.
Tel: +44 (0)1225 85353
Email: admissions.ppc@priorparkschools.com

International payments via Flywire

We are pleased to inform you that Prior Park College has partnered with Flywire to provide you with an easy and secure alternative method of sending international payments.

Flywire allows you to:
Track your payment from start to finish
Pay from any country and any bank
Save on bank fees and exchange rates
Receive peace of mind with dedicated multilingual customer support.

Please go to priorpark.flywire.com to begin the payment process and learn more.


Pupil Insurance Plans available through Endsleigh

Pupils' Personal Accident Insurance

Pupils' Personal Possessions Insurance

Pupil Absence Insurance


AXA Pupils' Private Medical Insurance - Online Application

Please see below the links to our standard Private Medical Insurance, provided by AXA:

Link providing full information on the cover, including the premium: https://www.axappphealthcare.co.uk/pupilshealthscheme 
Link to the Online Application Form: www.axappphealthcare.co.uk/PupilsHealth-priorpark

As you will see from these links, all applications for PMI cover need to be made on-line to AXA directly.

Pupils private medical insurance - Q&A

PUpils Healthcare scheme - information

pupils notice

Pupils Healthcare Scheme - information

School Fees Insurance SchemeSupplied via SFS Group: www.sfs-group.co.uk 
This scheme is provided on request by SFS Group (part of the Endsleigh Group) and provides cover if one of the pupil’s parents becomes critically ill or dies during the pupil’s time at Prior Park College. The insurance provides a sum of money towards the School Fees for the remaining time the pupil is at the school.  


Please contact the Finance Team at Prior Park College if you should have any questions, email: finance@priorparkschools.com