Tuition fees at Clifton High School from September 2019

Sixth Form (Year 13) £4,995 per term (Fees fixed for the second year)
Sixth Form (Year 12)

£5,180 per term  (Fixed for the duration of the two years)

Senior School (Years 7-11) £5,180 per term
Junior School (Years 3-6) £3,640 per term
Early Years (Years 1-2) £3,620 per term
Early Years (Reception) £3,590 per term

Nursery Pre-School - 'The Hive'*

£57 per day

*For further information regarding Nursery Pre-School fees, please contact our Admissions Department

Sibling Discount

A sibling discount scheme is offered for families with more than one child at the school. 2nd child - 7%, 3rd child - 15%, 4th child - 25%. Discounts are applied individually, not overall on the net fees.

Conditions applying to sibling discount will be explained when an offer of a school place is made.

These headline fees include such items as normal curricular educational visits which take place during the school day, core items such as educational textbooks, exercise books, some stationery and the majority of extra-curricular activities throughout the day. 

The above fees include some extended provision, supervised by qualified staff, which varies depending on year group. Options include Early Birds or Early Registration, Homework Rooms, some extra-curricular clubs and ten free ASAC sessions for children in Nursery-Year 5 each half term. Full details can be found in 'Wrap-around-Care - The Extended School Day': http://www.cliftonhigh.co.uk/Wrap-around-Care

The headline fees do not include residential trips, non-curricular visits, public examination fees, EAL additional support, FECP, one-to-one tuition, for example, speech and drama lessons or specialist coaching and some of our extra-curricular clubs, such as tennis and dance. Any additional charges will be made clear in advance.  

For further information please contact our Admissions Department: 0117 933 9087  | admissions@cliftonhigh.co.uk

Former pupil discount

1st child - 10%, following proof that either parent studied at Clifton High for seven years.  

Day pupil deposits and retainers

Day pupil deposit: £455

Day pupil deposit (non-UK passport holders): £4,500

Nursery School retainer: £455

It is expected that pupils will progress through the School, from Nursery to Sixth Form. The non-refundable retainer fee secures a place in our Reception year and beyond. On entry to Reception, the retainer is transferred into a refundable deposit at the prevailing rate. The acceptance deposit will be retained in the general funds of the School until the pupil leaves. The balance less extras charged on the final bill will then be transferred to the Development Office to help fund scholarships, bursaries, major capital projects and Clifton High Foundation initiatives, unless written notification to the contrary is received one month prior to the final bill.

Home boarding deposits and charges

Boarder deposit : £4,500

Boarder deposit (non-UK passport holders): £7,215

All deposits are payable in advance and refunded against final bill.

Other international student charges: please request information from the International Admissions Officer

Early Years Grant

Clifton High School does not participate in this voluntary scheme and does not claim the Early Years Grant.

The Hive: Sessional attendance

Children can attend The Hive; Nursery Pre-School five mornings, three days or five days per week, subject to availability. However when making your decision please be aware that:

  • Priority will be given to those requesting full-time attendance whilst other applicants will be placed on a reserve list and places will be confirmed once demand for full-time places has been established  
  • Position on the reserve list will be dependent on the number of sessions requested; priority being given to those requesting the most sessions 

Enhanced Learning

Session Cost

50 minute lesson - 1:1


IELTS 50 minute lesson - 1:1

French and English Curriculum Programme Please request information from the Admissions Department
English as an Additional Language Please request information from the Admissions Department

Lunch and Refreshments

School lunch is mandatory for all pupils in Reception to Year 11 unless there is a compelling medical reason for a pupil not to take lunch. Lunch is optional for students in Years 12 and 13. If your child has special dietary requirements please contact us as these can often be catered for at no extra cost. Charges are billed in the following term.

Item and year group Cost
Lunch - Years 7 to 13 £260 per term

Lunch - Years 1 to 6

£250 per term
Lunch - Nursery* and Reception Included in fees


The Extended Day: Early Birds, Late Room, Homework Room and After School Activities Club

Reception - Year 6

Early Birds: 8.00am - 8.40am

After School Activities Club: 3.30pm - 6.00pm (ten free sessions are available each half term)

If parents wish to use ASAC then this will need to be booked in advance. Please contact Mrs S Barker for further details of ASAC charges: sbarker@cliftonhigh.co.uk

Nursery School - Year 2:                                      Late Room: 3.30pm - 4.10pm

Years 3 - 6:                                                  Homework Room: 3.30pm - 4.10pm

Years 6-13:                                                                    Senior Late Room: 4.10pm - 6.00pm

Years 7-13:                                                                Early Registration: 8.00am - 8.40am

Additional charges

Music tuition is charged in advance directly by the peripatetic staff. Music tuition is £240 for 10 x 40 minute lessons.

Parents must inform visiting Music teachers in advance if their child will not be able to attend a lesson for any reason (e.g. a sports match, dentist appointment etc.).

Fee related queries

If you have any questions regarding fees, please contact our Fees and Collections Officer on 0117 933 9083 or email finance@cliftonhigh.co.uk

Clifton High School accepts childcare vouchers in payment of childcare facilities. Please contact us if you wish to pay by childcare vouchers.

Payment methods

A fees and extras bill is produced at the end of each term and sent to parents. This will contain tuition and examination fees for the following term and any extras accumulated during the current term.

We are aware that many parents prefer to pay fees throughout the year while others wish to pay a lump sum at the beginning of each term or year. A range of payment options are available.

Bank Transfer is our preferred payment method. Please transfer direct to the bank details below, on or before the first day of term, quoting your Pupil Reference (found on the top right of your fee bill) when making payment.

Direct Debit: There is no additional administration charge for paying by Direct Debit and the total due is either transferred on the first day of term or collected in three equal monthly instalments for each term’s bill. Additional charges are collected in full with the first fee instalment each term.

Cheques: Please make payable to Clifton High School and address to the Finance Department.


Sort code 40-51-62
Account number 18952001
IBAN number GB86HAND40516218952001
Reference Pupil Reference (on bill)


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For any other enquiries, please contact our Finance Office; finance@cliftonhigh.co.uk | 0117 933 9083