School Fees and Charges for the Academic Year 2019-2020


Registration Fee (non-refundable)£75.00

Fees (per term)

Years 3 to 6 (Prep)£4,055
Years 1 and 2 (Pre-Prep)£3,380

Transition and Nursery Fees

Full day (inclusive of lunch)£62.00
Half Day - Morning (inclusive of lunch)£47.50
Half Day - Afternoon£29.50
*see information about FEEE at the foot of the page


Pupil Accident Insurance£7.50 per term

Learning Support

Independent Tuition£23.00 per session


Clubs which run for a whole term£72.00
Clubs which run for half a term £36.00


Lessons per term (when available)from £15.00 per half hour

Pre and Post School Care

Provided for the convenience of parents:
Per half hour or part thereof£7.00
Supplement after 5.20pm per hour or part thereof£34.00

Sibling Discount

Only applicable on full-time fees from Reception upwards. As soon as the number of siblings reduces, the discount reduces accordingly
Second Child5%
Third Child10%
Fourth Child (and subsequent children)15%

Further Information

All full-time fees cover tuition, books and lunches.

St Margaret’s Preparatory School has been inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate and our Early Years has also been inspected by Ofsted. Please visit our Inspection Reports page for more information.

The school is able to claim a contribution to fees for all eligible children from Essex County Council in accordance with their Early Years Development Plan. Please click on the download below for more information.

School fees can be paid in monthly instalments through School Fee Plan. Information about this can be found at . Credit is subject to status and affordability. Terms and conditions apply. St Margaret’s Preparatory School is part of Cognita Schools Ltd which is an appointed representative of Premium Credit Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. School Fee Plan is a trading style of Premium Credit Ltd (company number 02015200).


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