Charging Policy

In accordance with the Education Reform Act 1988, charges are only made for:
i. Board and lodging on residential trips.
ii. Activities which are not part of the syllabus are ‘optional extras’, or which fall outside school hours (i.e. 50% or more
   takes place outside school time).

Voluntary contributions:
i. These are requested for a number of activities including outings, visits, residential trips, swimming, cookery, riding, PSHE, etc.
ii. It is made clear to parents that the activities are educational in nature, but that there is no obligation to contribute and that
   pupils will not be treated differently if parents decline to contribute.
iii. It may be made known that activities cannot continue if insufficient parents choose to contribute.