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Plymouth College has three terms in each academic year. The following fees are effective from September 2021.

Day Costs

Day Pupils
Pre-school Part-time (fewer than 5 days)£54 per day
Pre-school Part-time (mornings only, includes lunch)£43 per day
Pre-school (Full-time)  Early Years funding available up to 5 years of age£2678 per term
Reception£2785 per term
Years 1 & 2£3295 per term
Years 3 & 4£3534 per term
Years 5 & 6£3698 per term
Years 7 & 8£4794 per term
Years 9-11£5462 per term
Sixth Form£5676 per term *

Boarding Options Costs

Full Boarding
Years 7 & 8 £9562 per term
Years 9-11£10450 per term
Sixth Form£10960 per term *
High performing Athletes Supplement £200 per term
Weekly Boarding
Weekly Boarding - for five nights a week, including breakfast and dinner. Other conditions apply.
Years 7 & 8£7670 per term
Years 9-11£8338 per term
Sixth Form£8553 per term *
Occasional Boarding
All Years£50 per night
Including breakfast and dinner, a maximum of 14 nights a term. Other conditions apply.

Lunch Costs

There are no supplementary lunch charges for full boarding pupils.

Preparatory School Lunch Costs
Autumn 2021£285
Spring 2022£240
Summer 2022£240
Senior School Lunch Costs
Autumn 2021£310
Spring 2022£265
Summer 2022£265


Fees Concession

  • * Loyalty Discount: applies to students moving into Sixth Form from Year 11, having completed their GCSEs at Plymouth College. Fees are set at the current year's Year 11 rate, this discount applies across both years of Sixth Form. Please note that any annual fee increase will apply.
  • Sibling Discount: 10% on gross tuition and boarding fees are available for the second sibling, with an additional 5% for each subsequent sibling at the College or Preparatory School whilst the eldest sibling is at the College.
  • Plymouth College Armed Forces Package: 20% discount is applied to new joiners, for children of Armed Forces personnel, on production annually of a photocopy of a Forces ID Card from an eligible parent in the Armed Forces.  

Registration Fees 

There is a non-refundable registration fee of £100 for all applicants.

In addition, there is a deposit payable on acceptance of a place as follows:

  • Day student:   £200
  • Boarder - UK & EU:   £1000
  • Boarder - outside EU:   A term's fees

The deposit is refunded, less any deductions required for outstanding amounts owed, once the student has completed their final term, and provided that all school property has been returned in good condition.


Absence from School Refund (ASR) scheme

This scheme is highly recommended to parents, as it allows parents to recover what may be an appreciable sum in the event of their child's absence due to illness or injury. 

Pupils’ Private Medical Scheme

You have the opportunity to enrol your child in the School’s private medical scheme for pupils, which is provided by AXA PPP Healthcare. For the academic year 2020/21, the insurance premium will be £99 per pupil per term, inclusive of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT), provided the level of IPT is not changed by the Government.

Pupils’ Personal Effects Insurance

Please note that this insurance does not cover mobile or smart phones their accessories and jewellery with a value over £150. There is a £25 excess.

Personal Accident Insurance 

Plymouth College’s Personal Accident Insurance Scheme has been arranged on a group basis, as part of a plan specially designed for Independent Schools.

If you require any further information, please contact our Accounts Department at: fees@plymouthcollege.com