Admissions / Fees, Bursaries & Scholarships

St Paul’s School is committed to providing an exceptional education to any boy who fulfils the entrance criteria, regardless of social or demographic background. Financial assistance is available on a means-tested basis for families who may need support in paying school fees, with up to 100% fee remission (dependent on financial circumstances). Bursaries are available at all entry points.

Registration Fee

7+ and 8+ entryA registration fee of £175 is payable when registering your son for 7+ and 8+ entry to St Paul's Juniors
11+ entryA £50 examination fee is payable when applying to sit part A of the exam and £125 plus the deposit is paid by successful candidates when accepting a place
13+ entryA registration fee of £175 is payable when registering your son for 13+ entry to St Paul’s School
16+ entryNo fee is payable when applying but successful candidates will be required to pay the £175 registration fee plus the deposit when accepting their place


St Paul's JuniorsA deposit of £2700 is required when a parent accepts the offer of a place following the entrance examinations. The deposit also covers attendance at the Senior School and is only returnable when the boy leaves St Paul’s (please refer to the *Standard Terms and Conditions).
St Paul's School - Senior SchoolA deposit of £2700 is payable up to twelve months in advance of the term of entry as confirmation that St Paul’s is the first choice of school. The deposit is returnable only when the boy leaves St Paul’s or if the boy fails to reach the necessary standard in the entrance examinations (please refer to the *Standard Terms and Conditions).
St Paul's School - 16+ entryA deposit of £2700 is payable as soon as a place is accepted. The deposit is returnable when the boy leaves St Paul’s or if he fails to reach the required standard at GCSE.

School Fees (2019-2020)

All fees are payable by Direct Debit on the first day of each term. Payment by direct bank transfer or cheque may be possible on prior agreement with the Finance Office.

The basic fee covers tuition, games, loan books, stationery, libraries, medical inspection, careers aptitude tests, certain school publications and lunch, which all boys are required to attend.

In the Senior School, charges are made for the purchase of some books (which become the personal property of the boy) and public examination fees.

St Paul’s Juniors – Lower First to Upper Third Years£6,904 per term
St Paul’s School - Fourth to Upper Eighth Form£8,636 per term
Boarding Fee£12,997 per term

Other Fees

Musical InstrumentMusical instrument lessons are payable directly in advance to the peripatetic music teacher concerned on receipt of an invoice. The fee is £281.10 per term for ten lessons for both schools (this fee may increase from September 2017).
RemissionThe Governors make some remission of fees when there are three or more children of one family at St Paul’s School, St Paul's Juniors or St Paul’s Girls’ School. A formal application, in writing, must be made by the parent. Remission will begin in the term following the date of application and will not be retrospective.

*Please refer to our Terms and Conditions and Parent Contract as outlined on our School Policies page.