Per term for the School Year 2023-24

Tuition fees per term £7,635                                                                     

Bus charges per term £516

Fee Payments

Fees are payable by direct Debit on the first day of each term. The collection dates for the year are on the last page of your invoice. Please be advised that late payment will incur interest charges at 8% above the base rate of the Bank of England accruing on a daily basis.

For monthly payment, the school has an arrangement with School Fees Plan. More information is available here.


A fee of £125 is payable, which is non-returnable, when a child is registered.

Acceptance Deposit

Half a term’s fee is payable on acceptance of a place, to be repaid once your son has completed the final term. A full term’s fee is payable on acceptance of a place for international students. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions for full details. An additional deposit of a full term’s fees may be charged when an account is outstanding or when the normal place of residence is overseas.

Cancellation Notice

Should you decide to cancel the place once the deposit has been paid you have a 14 day cancellation period. To see full details of the cancellation policy please download the form here St James Independent Schools – Cancellation Notice and Form_


Additional Details

EXAMINATION FEES: All external costs related to GCSE, AS/ A Level examinations and any other examinations are passed on to parents.

MATERIALS: Most text books, exercise books and other equipment needed for lessons are issued to pupils in Years 7-11 free of charge but remain the property of the school. Charges may be made for any books which are lost or damaged. Sixth Form pupils buy their own text books, stationery and art materials which remain their property.

LUNCHES: Lunches are provided free within the basic fee.

HOMEWORK CLUB: Homework club is available from 4.15pm to 5.30pm, Monday to Thursday. There is a small cost of £2 per session to cover a snack and a drink. Students sign up for the half-term in advance.

CLASS OUTINGS: Class outings and holidays when arranged by the staff will be advised to you with the cost involved and are payable in advance.

INSURANCE: The school provides personal accident insurance for all pupils at no additional cost. Details are available from the Bursary.

NOTICE: A term’s notice is required, in writing to the Headmaster, for the withdrawal of a child or a term’s fee will be charged in lieu of notice.