Fees and Scholarships

Elmhurst School for Boys strives to offer families an outstanding but affordable independent education. All prep school fees are inclusive of lunch, all stationery and the loan of text books. An additional payment of around is payable during Year 4 and Year 5 for the purchase of a chromebook device. Parents wishing to purchase the device earlier for home use should contact the school office office@elmhurstschool.net to ensure the device they purchase is compatible with the school systems.

Early Years Funding

15 hours Universal Early Years Funding is available to all children from the term after their third birthday up until the term in which they turn 5 years old. The school will process the application for funding on the parents behalf with the deduction shown on the termly fee bill.

Full details of Little Elms Nursery Fees can be found here.

School Fees per term for Academic Year 2022/2023

School Year Group               Termly Fee
Reception, Years 1 and 2    £3,680
Years 3,  4, 5 and 6              £4,290

Sibling Discount

Elmhurst offers a 10% discount for the second child

Scholarships and Bursaries

A small number of scholarships may be awarded by the Head from time to time for pupils who show exceptional promise and are fully committed to Elmhurst School for Boys.

In addition, each year applications are accepted for the ‘Dighton Scholarship’. This is a means tested scholarship for 7+ entry to the school for a pupil who otherwise would not have the opportunity to attend an independent prep school. Families considering applying for this should contact the Admissions Manager in the first instance. The deadline for application is the same as mainstream applications.

Additional information

  • All fees are due and payable on or before the first day of the term. Late payment charges may be applied.
  • A monthly payment plan to spread the cost of fees across the calendar year is available on request.
  • No reduction can be made on fees due to absence. Fees remission insurance, which covers the return of fees if a boy is ill for 5 or more days (including weekends) is available and added to the fee as an optional extra*.
  • A personal accident insurance is also included which covers your son 24 hours a day, 365 days a year world-wide, whilst a pupil at the school, against permanent disability or death. Should you require any further information contact the school office*.
  • Failure to pay fees may result in the pupil’s place being suspended or withdrawn.

*Applications for insurance need to be made in a timely manner in advance of the term in which they are to apply.

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