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


Preparing for life

Our pupils, seizing the opportunity


Prep Fees

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


Prep Full and weekly boarders  Years 3-6 £8,250 per term
Prep Full and weekly boarders  over 11 on 1 Sept  £8,600 per term

The Bursar will be pleased to offer advice on sibling discounts. 

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
Pre-Prep Early Club 8.00 to 8.15 £1.70 per session
  after school Stay and Play  15.45 to 17.00 £4.25 per session
  after school clubs  15.45 to 17.00 advised termly per session
Prep After school enrichment  5pm-6pm  £3.60      per session*
  Supper only    £3.60      per session
  After school enrichment & supper    £6.50 per session
  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. 

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