Relationships amongst the school between staff and pupils, and amongst the pupils themselves, are excellent.
ISI Inspection Report, June 2014
The Mead School fees list Academic year 2018-2019
KINDERGARTEN £1,456 per term - 4 mornings* (includes lunch) 8.30-12.40
PRE-RECEPTION £1,820 per term – 5 mornings* (includes lunch) 8.30-12.40
RECEPTION, YRS 1 & 2 £3,345 per term
YRS 3 - 6 £3,745 per term
Fees include lunches (plus tea for Years 3-6), insurances and swimming.
There is a deposit of £250, which is payable on application and is returned on the last day less any extras incurred (this is non-refundable in the event of a child not taking up the place) together with a non-refundable registration fee of £50.
Kindergarten & Pre-Reception parents may opt to collect their children before lunch
Kindergarten & Pre-Reception children can build up their afternoons gradually at £13 per afternoon (12.40 – 3.20 pm)
Kindergarten, Pre-Reception, Reception, Years 1 & 2 children may stay to the “Munch Bunch”/No.1 tea club from 3.30 to 6.00 pm for £10 per day until 5.30 pm or £12.50 until 6.00 pm
All children may attend “Breakfast Club” from 7.45 to 8.30am for £3 per day which includes cereal, porridge, toast, fruit and/or yoghurt (or £2 without breakfast)
*Kindergarten attend a minimum of 4 mornings per week but may attend 5 mornings, afternoons and wrap-around care as required.
Pre-Reception attend a minimum of 5 mornings per week and add an afternoon per term. Of course they may attend all afternoons and wrap-around care as required.
A full term’s notice in writing to the Headmaster on or before the first day of term (to take effect at the end of that term) is required before a pupil is withdrawn from School. Failing such notice, the School shall be entitled to charge a full term’s fees.
2% each month will be charged on any outstanding fees from the first day of term.
Childcare vouchers can be used to pay towards school fees up until the term of a child's 5th birthday as well as to pay for certain before and after school clubs and activities for children both under and over 5 years old.
Parents need to apply for a Tax Free Childcare Account. Further details and information on eligibility can be found at the link below:
The Mead School is registered on the scheme under no. 118975.
Ballet, Modern & Tap
£55 per term (10 lessons of 30 minutes)
£60 per term (10 lessons of 45 minutes)
£65 per term (10 lessons of 60 minutes)
Maximum group of 6:
£70 per term (10 lessons of 45 minutes)
£50 per term (10 lessons of 30 minutes)
|With the Mead School Head of Music||£180 per term (10 half hour sessions)|
|Ukulele Group||£30 per term|
Music lessons with peripatetic teachers (payable directly to the teacher concerned) include Piano, Violin, Cello, Woodwind/Flute/Oboe, Keyboard, Guitar and Drumming.
|Judo||£52.50 per term|
|Tennis||£30 (Summer Term Only)|
|Cookery Club||£84.50 (ingredients provided) per term|
Please arrange with the school office should you wish your child to participate in any of the above extras.
Fees are payable on or before the first day of each term. Tuition fees are billed in advance, extras are billed in arrears.