Fees

We believe that an outstanding education should not cost the earth. The results achieved by our Year 6 leavers is testament to this ethos.

Registration fee£50Non-refundable
Entry deposit£500Returned when child leaves school. Non-refundable if place not taken.
Commitment deposit£750Credited against the first term's fees in the main school. Non-refundable in event of child not commencing.
School
Per term
Reception-Year 2£3,460
Years 3-6 £3,875
Nursery
Kindergarten attend a minimum of 4 mornings per week but may attend 5 mornings, afternoons and wrap-around care as required. Pre-Reception attend a minimum of 5 mornings per week and add an afternoon per term. Of course they may attend all afternoons and wrap-around care as required. Kindergarten & Pre-Reception children can build up their afternoons gradually.
Kindergarten£1,512Per term, for 4-morning minimum. Includes lunch.
£1,890Per term, for 5 mornings. Includes lunch.
Pre-Reception£1,890Per term, for 5-morning minimum. Includes lunch.
Additional afternoon sessions£15Per afternoon
Breakfast club (7.45-8.30am)£3 Including breakfast (cereal, porridge, toast, fruit and/or yoghurt)
£2Without breakfast
Munch Bunch tea club£10.503.30-5pm
£133.30-6pm
Optional extras
Ballet, Modern & Tap£55 (10 x 30min lessons)
£60 (10 x 45min lessons)
£65 (10 x 60min lessons)
LAMDA £70 (10 x 45min lessons. Max group of 6)
£50 (10 x 30 min lessons. Max group of 6)
Musical instruments
With the Mead School Head of Music£200 (10 x 30min lessons)
Music lessons with peripatetic teachers include piano, harp, violin, cello, woodwind/flute/oboe, keyboard, guitar & drummingFees vary
Judo£52.50 per term
KS2 Tennis£7.50 per session
KS2 Cookery Club£6.50 per session (ingredients provided; external coach)
KS2 Football Club£45 per term (external coach)
KS2 Golf Club£45 per term (external coach)

Please arrange with the school office should you wish your child to participate in any of the above extras. Fees/ extras may be payable by Direct Debit on a monthly basis, please talk to the Office Manager for further details. 

Kent County Council Free Early Education

The Mead participates in the Kent County Council Free Early Education Funding for 3 and 4 year olds. We are able to provide access up to 15 hours a week for 33/34 weeks a year (495 hours maximum out of a possible 570). The remaining entitlement of 75 hours cannot be claimed at another setting. Please refer to our Admissions Policy for further information.

Tax-Free Childcare

You may be eligible to receive tax-free childcare from the government. This can be used to pay towards school fees up until the term of a child’s 5th birthday as well as some before and after school clubs and activities for children both under and over 5 years old. 

Parents need to apply for a Tax-Free Childcare Account. The Mead School is registered on the scheme under no. 118975. Further details and information can be found on the GOV.UK website here.