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Included in all tuition/care fees are lunches (including packed lunches if a child can’t make it to the dining hall for any reason), textbooks, most stationery, learning support if necessary, and many of our extra-curricular clubs.
Fees for September are notified to parents in June of each year, prior to the issue of the July invoice.
You will also receive a letter from the Bursar before the Easter break giving an indication of any fee rise for the following year.

Early Years Monthly Fees 2019 – 2020

At Silverhill School, Baby Unit and Nursery are invoiced monthly.
Pre School is invoiced termly, three times a year.

Baby & Toddler Unit Fees (Daily, lunch included)

08.00 – 18.00 £62.70
08:00 – 15:30 £51.10
08:30 – 15:30 £47.40
08:00 – 13:00 Lunch provided £37.00

Fees are charged per calendar month in advance.
Example 3 days per week – 8.30-3.30 – £47.40 x 3 x 52 / 12 = £616.20 per month

Nursery Unit Fees (Daily, lunch included)

08.00 – 18.00 £59.70
08:00 – 15:30 £45.30
08:30 – 15:30 £42.00
08:00 – 13:00 Lunch provided £32.00

Fees are charged per calendar month in advance.

Example 3 days per week – 8.30-3.30 – £42.00 x 3 x 52 / 12 = £546.00 per month

Termly Fees 2019 – 2020

No extra charge for lunch.
Nursery Education Grant (15 and 30 hour) is available for 3 & 4 year olds.

Pre-School – All Day (Non-refundable) £2490.00
Mornings Only £1790.00
Reception £2660.00
Year 1 £2660.00
Year 2 £2660.00
Year 3 £3195.00
Year 4 £3195.00
Year 5 £3195.00
Year 6 £3195.00

Extras

Speech £103.50 per term
Early Room (8.00-8.30am, breakfast included) £2.80 per morning
Theatre Outings at cost Cost
Late Room (3.45pm-6pm) – per hour/part hour £4.60
Tea (4:00pm) £3.60 per day

SCAMPS Holiday Club

Whole Day £30.00
Half Day £20.00
SCAMPS Lunch £3.95
SCAMPS Tea £3.95

Administration Fees (New Admissions only)

Registration Fee £35.00
Acceptance Deposit £250.00

Fees are charged per term (3 times a year) in advance.

Fees will be reviewed every year for the following September.

C Payment Due Dates

Invoices for fees are issued monthly for Baby Unit and Nursery and three times a year for Main School, for the Autumn, Spring and Summer terms. Please remember that when your child moves from nursery to Pre-School in September you will be charged termly.
Fees and extras are payable before the first day of the term or on the day before the 1st of the month for Baby Unit and Nursery. The first termly invoice will be sent in July, the second in December and the third in March/April.
Interest is charged on late payments in accordance with the Terms & Conditions.
Fees and speech & drama (if taken) are charged in advance. Fees for before and after school care (Early & Late Room) are charged a term in arrears or upon booking for pre school
Parents are encouraged to discuss any financial issues with the Bursar as early as possible if there is a potential for delay in payment.
Your account number is shown on your invoice, please ensure this is included in your payment details.

D Payment Methods

1. Bank Transfers Payments can be made by bank transfer directly to the School’s bank account. Details of the bank account are provided on each invoice. Parents should ensure that they process the payment in sufficient time for funds to be cleared into
the School’s account prior to the due date for fees.
2. Debit/Credit Card Should you wish to settle all or part of your bill by credit or debit card then please call the administration team who will be pleased to help. Payment can be made over the phone or in person.
3. Pingit Accounts may be settled using the Pingit code that appears on your invoice.
4. Cheques Cheques should be made payable to Silverhill School. We cannot accept post-dated cheques.
5. Childcare Vouchers We accept Tax Free and childcare vouchers. These may be used in part or full payment of fees. Please note however that fees must be paid in full and any subsequent voucher payments will be held in credit to be offset against your next invoice.
6. Monthly Instalments The School is unable to accept fees directly from parents by monthly instalment. Should you wish to discuss this please refer to the Bursar.
7. Third Party Fees Settlement It is assumed that all fee accounts will be settled from the personal accounts of parents or guardians. Please notify us if you wish a third party to be invoiced or if any one-off payments from third parties are made.

E Fees in Advance

School fees may be paid up to one year in advance. Payments for a full academic year should be made in September.
A 5% discount will be applied to the Spring and Summer term fee. This discount will not apply to any extra fees incurred.

F Additional Charges

Whilst the tuition fees cover the majority of the costs of School life, there are a number of other expenses that are invoiced to parents. The list below is to provide guidance as to the type of extra charges that may be incurred on the School invoice. It is not intended to be exhaustive; if you are unsure as to whether something that is not on the list will be charged as extra, please do not hesitate to contact Miss Carly Momber.

Trips

One UK educational trip per year is included in the school fees. Other trips must be paid for before the trip takes place. Payment can be made via cash, cheque, card or bank transfer. Refunds on trip payments are not given if a child is withdrawn from the trip for any reason.

Speech and Drama lessons

From Year 3 you may choose for your child to take speech and drama lessons. This charge will be invoiced with the termly fee and covers, on average, 10 lessons per term. Pupils are entered for LAMDA examinations each year, these are invoiced with the termly invoice.

Music

Various instrumental lessons may be taken at Silverhill School. These will be invoiced directly by the tutor concerned.

After School Clubs

Some after school clubs, such as Karate and Dance, are subject to an extra charge. This is payable directly to the teacher/organisation running the club.

G Insurance

Personal accident insurance is included in the daily/termly fee. As of September 2016 Personal Accident Insurance is compulsory for every pupil. Please see the explanatory leaflet giving full details of the scheme.
PUPILS’ £600,000 PERSONAL ACCIDENT INSURANCE SCHEME

H Refund of Deposits

In accordance with the Terms and Conditions, deposits paid on joining the School are refunded on a final July bill in the final year when the pupil leaves the School. They are not refunded on the April bill against the final tuition fees.

I Discounts

A sibling discount of 5% is applicable to first the sibling and 10% to the second and subsequent siblings of the same family.

J Notice of Leaving

As stated in the terms and conditions, should you wish to remove your child from the school, we require a full term’s notice for Pre School and main school and two calendar months written notice notice for Baby and Toddler Unit and Nursery.
In the event that we do not receive such notice, we will charge a term’s fees or two calendar months written notice fees in lieu. This will be strictly adhered to.

Who to Contact?

Ms Carly Momber Accounts Assistant 01454 772156
Mrs Karen Foxwell Assistant Bursar 01454 772156
Mr Julian Capper Principal and Bursar 01454 772156

To view our current Terms and Conditions for the Pre-School and Main School please click here.

Careernature Limited; a company limited by shares
Registered in England No. 3003772
Registered Office:Silverhill School, Swan Lane, Winterbourne, South Gloucestershire BS36 1RL
© Veale Wasbrough 1996 – Amended 2013

To view our current Terms and Conditions for the Baby Unit and Nursery please click here.


Careernature Limited; a company limited by shares
Registered in England No. 3003772
Registered Office:Silverhill School, Swan Lane, Winterbourne, South Gloucestershire BS36 1RL
© Veale Wasbrough 1996 – Amended 2013