Fees Per Term

Small class sizes

We believe that children learn best and are able to achieve their potential within small teaching groups.  Therefore, we feel that the majority of your fees should be dedicated to funding a high staff-to-pupil ratio, whilst priding ourselves on being one of the most affordable preparatory schools in Cheltenham. 

Every day is an Open Day

Visitors are always welcome, so please contact us to arrange a time or for an informal chat; you may wish to tour the school at work, meet staff and pupils or simply discuss payment options so that you can make an informed decision regarding school fees.

We offer bespoke, flexible payment plans to spread the cost of your child’s education over the academic year.


Dean Close Airthrie fee structure for the academic year September 2021 - July 2022 (all fees are per term unless otherwise specified).

Nursery Fee Structure:   Government Nursery Education Grant (NEG, for children aged between 3 and 5 years) .    Airthrie accepts Nursery Vouchers:   All parents qualify for 15 Hours NEG funding and many qualify for 30 hours.  Our Nursery operates from 8.10am until 3.30pm daily and nursery sessions can be arranged with flexibility to suit your needs - so any additional hours which are not covered by the Government Nursery Education Grant, will be charged at £6.50 per hour.

Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

           Acorn*     Nursery.     £  6.50 per additional hour

           Willow*   Reception   £2422


           Ash             Year 1       £2552

           Beech          Year 2      £2722


           Cedar          Year 3     £2982

           Larch           Year 4      £3125

           Alder         Year 5      £3357

           Oak            Year 6      £3529

Lunch - £243 per term.    Lunches are cooked on site and Lunch Menus are published weekly under the About header drop-down

Swimming - £82.50 per term (Children enjoy swimming lessons weekly, throughout the year).
Extended after-school care - Late Club - £5.80/session

Extended after-school care - Tea Time Club  - £9/session                                                                  A full list of Extra Curricular Clubs can be viewed from the main website header.

Hillfield Dyslexia Trust:    Individual attention for Specific Learning Difficulties

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