The fees per term from September 2019 for the Autumn Term 2019, Spring Term 2020 and Summer Term 2020 are as follows:


Day Fees (per term)


Full Boarding Fees (per term)


Flexi-boarding (per night, up to 3 nights a week)


Occasional boarding (per night)


Occasional Evening Care (per evening, after 6.00 pm including supper)


English for Speakers of Other Languages (per term)


Learning support (per 30 minute lesson)


Musical Instrument Tuition (per term, 30 lessons per year)





Singing Tuition (per term, 30 lessons per year)





Speech and Drama (per term, 30 lessons per year)





The amount of fees due will be as notified in an invoice submitted by the School Bursar prior to the beginning of the term.  Fees may be increased by the School at such time as the Governors think fit but in normal circumstances one full term’s notice of variation will be given.

Fees must be paid by the first day of each term for which they are due or by direct debit, and these are payable notwithstanding that the pupil is unable to attend School through illness or injury.

Fees do not include:

  • uniform or sports equipment

  • School excursions, trips or week end events

  • books required permanently

  • Stationery items

  • external examination fees

  • materials for Art & Ceramics (Years 10 – 13 only)

  • material for Food & Nutrition (Years 10 – 13 only)

  • materials for textiles

  • transport & taxi journeys

  • extra-curricular activities e.g. ballet, tennis etctaken by an external coach

  • excess laundry above the allowance

  • counselling

  • Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme

The cost of extras will be added to termly invoices and must be paid no later than the beginning of the term following that in which the extras were consumed or used, or by direct debit.


If fees have not been settled by the beginning of term the School reserves the right to suspend the student from attending the School.  Additionally the School reserves the right to charge interest on overdue accounts, calculated daily, at a rate agreed annually by Governors and notified to parents in the annual fees letter that is circulated in the Spring Term.  This rate is currently 12% pa.

The School reserves the right to charge reasonable administrative costs and any costs and disbursements charged by solicitors in connection with the collection of any late paid School fees.

Parents are reminded that the School requires that a full term’s notice is given in writing to the Bursar for changes to any arrangements that result in a decrease in fees being charged. This includes boarding arrangements and chargeable extra-curricular activities. 


Mayfield Scholarships are awarded in open competition to recognise achievement and outstanding potential in academic and/or other specific areas of school life.  They also allow the School to clearly identify those pupils who, because of their particular talents, should be extended and stretched to achieve their full potential.  For more information please click here.

Fees paid in advance
A 1.25% discount is given where fees are paid one year in advance by 1 September.  For fees paid in advance for a longer period, please contact the bursar to discuss further discounts.

Bursary awards provide means-tested support (up to 100% of the school fees) for a Mayfield education to girls who can benefit clearly and substantially from the particular education offered by Mayfield School.  Please click here for more details.

Sibling Discount
A discount of 10% is provided for the second daughter and subsequent daughters whilst an older sister remains at School.

Forces Discount
A discount of 25% is available for the daughters of Forces personnel.