Sherborne Prep is an independent co-educational day and boarding School for children aged 3 - 13 in Dorset

Fees & Bursary Information

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Fees & Bursary Information

Prep Fees

Prep Day children Year 3  £4,675  per term
Prep Day children Years 4-8  £5,710  per term



Weekly Boarders (5 nights a week) Years 3-6 £7,310 per term
  Years 7-8 £7,460 per term
Full Boarders Year 3-6 £8,250 per term
  over 11 on 1 Sept  £8,600 per term


Pre-prep and Nursery Fees

Pre-prep and full time nursery (8.15-15.45)  £3,020  per term*
Nursery Additional ad hoc Sessions can be booked:
 Full day   (8.15-15.45)  £64  per session
 Morning only   (8.15-11.15) £30  per session
 Lunchtime session (11.15-12.45)  £20 per session
Afternoon only  (12.45-15.45)  £26  per session

*Sherborne Prep accepts Government Child Care Vouchers



Occasional Boarding Please see conditions below 1 child £37 per night     
    2 children  £52 per night     
    3 children  £63 per night     
Extra Tuition  Individual Music Tuition    £27.50 per lesson
  Extra Tuition   £27.50 per lesson
  EAL    £29.50  per lesson
  Speech and Drama   £29.50  per lesson
Nursery Early Club (Sign up required) 8.00 to 8.15 £1.70 per session
  Stay and Play 15.45 to 17.00 £4.25 per session
Pre-Prep Early Club 8.00 to 8.15 Free  
  Stay and Play  15.45 to 17.00 Free  
  After School Specialist Clubs  15.45 to 17.00 advised termly per session
  Supper Club (Mon, Tue, Thur and Fri) 17.00 to 18.00 £2.50 per session
Prep Breakfast 7.30 to 8.15 £1.50 per session
  Supper Club (Mon-Fri) 18.00 to 18.30 £2.50 per session
  After school enrichment  17.00 to 18.00  Free  
  After School Specialist Enrichment Clubs 17.00 to 18.00 advised termly  
  School minibus run  as required  £2.80      per journey     
    siblings on same trip:  £2.00      per journey     

School trips - as and when organised, with advance notice to parents.  

*there may be an additional charge for some enrichment activities if run by external specialists  

Prep Saturday morning clubs - free if run by a member of staff  

There is a charge for clubs run by external specialists (advised termly)     

Subject to terms and conditions:  

  • No more than 2 nights per week. No additional nights without prior agreement of the Bursar.
  • Weekend activities charged at cost. 


Sherborne Prep provides a number of means tested bursaries every year.  For more information on how to apply, please contact the Bursar.

For all enquiries, please contact our Assistant Bursar, Allison Evans.

Tel: 01935 812351

We accept monthly payments via School Fee Plan

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