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Our fees are as inclusive as possible, covering not only our exceptional academic tuition but a large portion of school life.  

Fees must be paid by Direct Debit on either a termly or monthly basis. A deposit is payable on acceptance of a place. 

Fees 2024-25 Per Month Per Term
Reception - Y2 £945.50 £3782
Y3 - Y6 £981.25 £3925
Y7 - Y11 £1330.00 £5320
Y12 - Y13 £1330.00 £5320

Additional Fees 2024-25

Registration Fee £35
Deposit £300

Lunch is compulsory for pupils in Reception up to and Year 7, and is £264 per term. 

In order to prevent a number of financial requests throughout the year, the majority of curriculum trip fees are included within the school fees. This element is termed 'extras' and will vary across year groups depending on the number of planned trips.

What do the fees cover?

  • Pupil careers testing
  • Regular curriculum tuition (other than in optional extra subjects)
  • Physical Education
  • Many lunchtime and after-school activities
  • Stationery
  • Text books and scientific materials
  • Some curricular trips and field studies
  • Expenses of careers advice tests and guidance from Year 10 onwards

What isn't covered in the fees?

  • Public examinations and some standardised tests in Seniors and Sixth Form. 
  • School lunches for Year 8 - Year 13
  • Some out-of-school visits and overseas trips
  • Exam re-marks requested by parents, or re-takes of modular A-levels (charged extra at the Examining Board rates)
  • Optional extra subjects including Music, and Speech and Drama (charges made directly by the School or the visiting teacher)
  • Tuition Fees for Musical Instruments and Associated Disciplines, including piano, violin, viola, cello, clarinet, bass clarinet, flute, piccolo, oboe, bassoon, recorder, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, French horn, guitar, double bass, voice and percussion (charged by visiting teachers)

For the latest information on the cost of lessons, please contact the School.

Fees paid in advance

For parents wishing to pay advance fees of more than one year, a discount and three different payment plans are available. Please contact the GDST fees department for more details

Sibling Discounts

Discounts are offered to parents with three or more children at the school at any one time at the rate of 20% off the third and any subsequent child. The discounts will be applied to the youngest child/children and will remain for the duration of the child's time in the school.  Please contact us to discuss.

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