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Registration fee £50.00 (non-returnable)

A non-returnable deposit of £300 will be requested at the time of a place being offered, and this will be refunded after the end of the final term which the pupil spends at the school.

Reception including lunch £2,968 per term
Years 1 and 2 including lunch £3,076 per term
Years 3 to 6 including lunch £3,238 per term

Please note - Pupils Personal Accident and Dental Insurance, which is compulsory for all pupils,
is included in the termly fees.


reception class where claiming free entitlement

Children are entitled to 15 hours a week free-of-charge for the school year.

The entitlement starts the term after the child turns three and ends the term after they turn five or at the end of Reception, whichever is earlier. Where parents are in receipt of the free entitlement then the charge for additional services is:

Reception additional services including lunch £2,278 per term


school fees protection

The charge for this optional scheme is 1.37% of the tuition fee after any discounts have been applied.

Please note that trustees are unable to refund fees in the event of illness or disruption to a school term.


payment of fees

Fees are due on or before the first day of each term. Parents can view their accounts and bills for each term using the Parent Bills and Online Payment system, please click here. Advice is sent by email when bills become available for a new term.

Parents are requested to make payment to us in the following ways:

  • direct debit
  • direct bank transfer, please state billing reference number and send to: 
    Bank HSBC Bank plc 
    Account Name The Princethorpe Foundation - Crescent School
    Sort Code 40-39-11 
    Account Number 62294834

Please note that the Foundation has no intention of changing its bank account and any advice to the contrary should be ignored.

It would really help us if parents who have previously paid fees by cheque would move to one of the above methods of payment. Please note we do not accept payment in cash for the fee bill. See the School’s Terms and Conditions for further information about the payment of fees.

Late Payment of Fees

Interest is charged for late settlement of fees at a rate of 6% per annum or part thereof. Letters relating to late payment of fees are charged at £10.

Sibling Discount

Discounts on the main tuition fee are automatically applied to siblings (5% for second and third sibling, 10% for fourth and subsequent siblings) and apply whilst there are two or more children attending schools in the Foundation*.
* including Princethorpe College, Crescent School and Crackley Hall, but excluding children attending the Little Crackers Nursery unless the application for the place in the Nursery was received prior to 1 September 2015.


fraud prevention

Parents are asked to continue to be vigilant in respect of any communications purporting to be from the school requesting money that do not match our normal procedures.

Please note:

  • invoices are only available through the on-line parent fee portal;
  • our bank account details will NOT change during the academic year 2018-19.
  • if you receive an email purporting to amend our bank details, do not make any payment and please contact us by telephone immediately to clarify;
  • we do not email details of unsolicited discounts for payment of funds.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any concerns about any communication you receive and in particular if you receive any request for payment of funds outside our normal routines.



The Foundation wishes to extend the benefit of the school's Catholic ethos, academic and social excellence to families who may not be able to pay full fees through the provision of financial assistance by way of bursaries. 

Bursaries are available for any external candidates regardless of current school or religion. The main financial criteria are the household income and net assets. At Crackley Hall bursaries would normally only be awarded from Junior 3 upwards.

Completed applications should be forwarded to the Foundation Bursar with supporting documentary evidence. Applications for bursaries are normally reviewed by external consultants.  

The Foundation Bursar,
Princethorpe College,
CV23 9PX.



Optional Charges
Early Birds care One session £2.90 per child
First hour (3.45pm - 4.45pm) or less £5.70 per child (includes drink and a biscuit
Over one hour, up to a maximum of two hours (5.45pm) £9.95 per child (includes tea)
Learning Support £16.50 per half-hour for individual



Music and Extra-curricular Activities

Music lessons are available for various instruments. Music fees are negotiated with, and invoiced separately to, parents by tutors to whom enquiries and payments should be directed.

Similar arrangements apply to extra curricular activities provided by external agents.