Fees at Bootham cover all day-to-day items, including:
tuition and most activities
meals at school
standard text books and most stationery
laboratory and craft equipment
personal accident insurance. Click here for more information.
and for boarders:
accommodation and all in-house facilities
laundry and minor clothes repairs
Items for which an extra charge may be made when appropriate include:
individual musical instrument lessons
supplementary coaching in specific subjects
personal effects insurance. Click here for more information
school and team photographs
examination fees for GCSE and A/AS-level
some excursion expenses (many are subsidised)
dry cleaning, alterations and substantial repairs to clothes
some craft and art materials
some vocational aptitude testing and advice
Special Educational Needs assessments
Schedule of Fees for Autumn Term 2016: Years 7-13
Registration and Acceptance Fees
Prior to joining the School you will be asked for a “Registration Fee” of £75 for the first child and £50 for each subsequent child. Once you accept a place at Bootham, you will be charged an “Acceptance Fee” of £350 - these charges are non-refundable.
In addition, families living overseas are required to pay a deposit on acceptance of a place. This deposit is offset against the final term’s bill and any balance refunded at that time. For further details, please contact the Registrar.
Fees are reviewed each spring and normally come into effect from the Autumn term.
For those who stay all week
The International Boarding fee applies to non EEA nationals living abroad
All fees are per term.
There are three terms per year.
The boarding fee is inclusive of tuition fees.
Occasional overnight boarding (per night) £75.00
Music Instrumental Lessons (30 minute lesson) £19.00
Additional tuition in any subject offered (30 minute lesson) £19.00
Under the Government’s Childcare Voucher scheme, UK tax payers may benefit from tax savings in relation to school fees for children up to the age of 16 years. Click here for details.
What's the Difference Between the Boarding Options?
7 nights per week with set leave weekends. On long leave weekends children may leave after lessons on Friday afternoon and must return for normal bedtime on Sunday, or with permission from House staff, by 8.30 a.m. on Monday morning.
4 to 6 nights per week. Weekly boarders may go home after Saturday school commitments and return for normal school commitments on Monday. The long leave weekends also apply to weekly boarders.
2 or 3 stated consecutive nights per week.
Day boarders stay for the evening meal and supervised 'prep' and leave between 7.30 and 8.30pm on weekdays.
Occasional Boarding for Day Pupils
Day pupils may stay for 2 nights per term free of charge subject to availability in the boarding house. Extra nights can be arranged through the relevant housemistress or housemaster for which a charge will be added to the bill.
Fees for 2017 and beyond
Fees are revised each year and changes normally come into effect from the Autumn term.
Scholarships and Bursaries
For full details of all the scholarships and bursaries available, as well as details of the means-testing criteria, please click here. For information about scholarships and awards for September 2017 entry, please click here.