Fees 2023/24
Registration Fee & Acceptance Deposit

Registration fee

Payable on registration and non-refundable: £200

Acceptance Deposit

Residence within the United Kingdom
  • A £1,000 deposit is required to join Dunannie, Dunhurst or Bedales at any other point of entry.
Residence outside of the United Kingdom

In addition to the standard deposit of £1,000, an additional deposit is payable by the parents of pupils whose normal residence is outside the United Kingdom:

  • Dunhurst - £8,750
  • Bedales - £13,185
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Dunannie Nursery
Option Session times Cost per day per term
Morning 8.30am-11.45am £510
Full day (with Early Years funding) 8.30am-3.30pm £510
Full day 8.30am-3.30pm £710
Daily supervised lunch £76
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Bedales Pre-prep, Dunannie
Year group Per term Per year
Reception £3,945 £11,835
Years 1 and 2 £3,945 £11,835
Year 3 £5,150 £15,450
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Bedales Prep, Dunhurst
Year group Per term Per year
Group 1 (day) £6,745 £20,235
Groups 2 and 3 (day) £6,745 £20,235
Blocks 1 and 2 (day) £7,335 £22,005
Half boarding (3 nights) £8,680 £26,040
Boarding (from 4 nights) £9,750 £29,250
Flexi boarding £54 per night
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Bedales Senior
  Per term Per year
Day £11,145 £33,435
Boarding £14,185 £42,555
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Music Fees

The standard charge for Music Tuition on an instrument or for singing is £40.50 per 35 minute lesson (TBC for 2023/24).

Parents will be invoiced in arrears for lessons received in the previous term. The normal expectation is that 30 lessons will be offered during the academic year. These will be billed at 10 per term and any adjustments to reflect the number of lessons actually received will be carried out at the end of the academic year.

Price per instrument per term, based on a 35-minute lesson
Package A - One instrument £405
Package B - Two instruments £810
Package C - Three instruments £1,215
Package D - Four instruments £1,620
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Learning Support

Extra tuition may be provided for pupils requiring learning support or English as an additional language. Parents will be advised if such tuition is required and the charge will be based on a recommended number of lessons.

Learning Support

Bedales Prep and Pre-prep
Per term
Level A £390
Level B £785
Level C £1,250
Bedales Senior
Per term
Level A £470
Level B £850
Level C £1,220
Level D £1,600

English as an Additional Language

Bedales Senior and Prep
Per term
Level A £470
Level B £850
Level C £1,220
Level D £1,600
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The first six counselling sessions are paid for by the school. If after this period, further sessions are recommended by the counsellor, they are charged as follows:

Bedales Senior and Prep
Bedales Prep (35 minutes) £25.00
Bedales Senior (50 minutes) £37.50
Bedales Prep and Pre-prep Therapy
Per 30 minute session £22 - £30
Sensory circuits (3 x 10 minutes per week in groups of 3+) £108 per term
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Extra Lessons

Extra activities and excursions will be charged on an individual basis.

Specialist languages (e.g. Japanese)
Per 35-minute lesson
Individual £44.00
Shared (2 students) £25.00
Group (3+ students) £15.20
Per 30-minute lesson
Individual £36.75
Shared £24.75

Ballet or modern; tap is also available at Bedales Prep only.

Per 35-minute lesson (Bedales Prep only), charged in arrears
Individual £36.00
Group* £15.25
Per term, for 45-minute lessons charged in advance and based on 10 lessons per term
Individual £460
Group £140
Per 30-minute lesson
Individual £18.00
Individual with Head Coach £20.00
Per 60-minute lesson
Individual £36.00
Individual with Head Coach £40.00
Shared (2) £21.25
Group of 3 £14.35
Group of 4 £11.50
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Minibus Service

A morning minibus service operates along three main routes, as well as a collection from Petersfield Station, for pupils at Bedales, Dunhurst and Dunannie. Find out more about the minibus service, including how to book a place, here.

Termly charges for a seat on the minibus which will allow a pupil to use the service every day are as follows:

Petworth route
Pick Up Point Pick Up Time (AM) Cost per term
Leconfield Hall, Petworth 07:05 £225
The Harrows bus stop, Tillington 07:10 £225
Petersfield Road bus stop, Midhurst (opposite Convent) 07:20 £205
Three Horseshoes, Elsted 07:30 £185
The White Hart, South Harting 07:37 £185
Post Office, Rogate 07:47 £185
Arrive at Dunhurst / Bedales 08:15 / 08:20  
Birdham route
Pick Up Point Pick Up Time (AM) Cost per term
Birdham Post Office, Main Road 07:00 £225
Northgate car park, Chichester 07:30 £225
Monk's Hill, Westbourne Currently not required £205
The Harvester, Rowlands Castle 07:55 £205
Arrive at Dunhurst / Bedales 08:15 / 08:20  
Winchester route
Pick Up Point Pick Up Time (AM) Cost per term
King Alfred the Great statue, Winchester 07:15 £225
The Hinton Arms 07:35 £205
War Memorial, Cheriton 07:40 £205
Wayfarer's Walk, B3046 07:42 £205
Alresford (opposite Co-op) 07:45 £205
The Ship, Bishop's Sutton 07:50 £205
Layby opposite Shell Garage, The Dene, Ropley 07:55 £205
Hedge Corner layby 08:05 £185
Arrive at Dunhurst / Bedales 08:15 / 08:20  
Petersfield station
Station Entrance 08:15 £75

Please note it is not possible to offer a seat only on certain days.


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Other Charges
 Personal Accident Insurance Scheme (including dental accidents)

All students are automatically included in this insurance scheme and there is no premium to pay as it is included within your fees. If you would like further information or need to make a claim, please download the relevant forms below and return to the Finance Office.

Fees Refund Insurance Scheme

This scheme covers you for the cost of school fees (apart from the nursery) should your son or daughter be absent from school for a period of 8 or more consecutive days due to illness. If you are new to the school in September or if you now wish to join the scheme, please download the information leaflet and an application form below and return to the Finance Office.

Pupils’ Personal Effect Insurance

We cannot take financial responsibility for your son or daughter’s personal possessions and the School is not able to reimburse you or claim on its own insurance policy for any loss or damage. The school offers a policy which enables you to insure all of your son or daughter’s possessions. Please download an application form below and return it to the Finance Office.

Non Payment of Fees Charges
Returned/unpaid cheque or direct debit £20.00 per transaction
Interest on late payment of fees 5% (above bank base rate from time to time) per annum

Please see the School's Terms and Conditions for further information about the payment of fees and extras. 

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