The Ten Most Expensive Schools in the UK (Cost Per Term)

The Ten Most Expensive Schools in the UK (Cost Per Term)
The Ten Most Expensive Schools in the UK (Cost Per Term)

We have already seen ten of the most expensive schools from around the world and I was surprised to see the UK hardly made the list. So I started digging a little more and have come up with ten UK schools that cost more than I make in a whole year…


The Ten Most Expensive Schools in the UK (Cost Per Term)


 

Abingdon School, England
Abingdon School, England

10 – Abingdon School, England (Fee Per Term: £11,730)

More Info: Abingdon School is a day and boarding independent school for boys in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England. The twentieth oldest independent British school, it celebrated its 750th anniversary in 2006. Abingdon is one of the best-regarded boys’ boarding schools in the UK.

Sevenoaks School, England
Sevenoaks School, England

9 – Sevenoaks School, England (Fee Per Term: £35,150)

More Info: Sevenoaks School is a highly selective coeducational independent school in Sevenoaks, Kent. It is the second oldest non-denominational school in the United Kingdom, dating back to 1432

Charterhouse School, England
Charterhouse School, England

8 – Charterhouse School, England (Fee Per Term: £35,529)

More Info: Charterhouse is an independent day and boarding school in Godalming, Surrey. Founded by Thomas Sutton in 1611 on the site of the old Carthusian monastery in Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London, it educates over 800 pupils, aged 13 to 18 years, and is one of the original seven English public schools as defined by the Public Schools Act 1868

Winchester, England
Winchester, England

7 – Winchester, England (Fee Per Term: £35,610)

More Info: In the late tenth century, the Old Minster was enlarged as a centre of the cult of the ninth century Bishop of Winchester, Saint Swithun. The three ministers were the home of what architectural historian John Crook describes as “the supreme artistic achievements” of the Winchester School.

Wycombe Abbey, England
Wycombe Abbey, England

6 – Wycombe Abbey, England (Fee Per Term: £35,700)

More Info: Wycombe Abbey is an independent girls’ boarding school in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. Consistently ranked as one of the top schools regionally and nationally in academic results, the school was founded in 1896 by Frances Dove, who was previously headmistress of St Leonards School in Scotland. Its present capacity is approximately 615 girls, aged 11 to 18.

Harrow, England
Harrow, England

5 – Harrow, England (Fee Per Term: £36,150)

More Info: Harrow School is an independent boarding school for boys in Harrow, London, England. There is evidence that there has been a school on the site since 1243, with the Harrow School of today founded in 1572 by John Lyon under a Royal Charter of Elizabeth I. Harrow is one of the original seven public schools that were regulated by the Public Schools Act 1868.

Malvern St. James, England
Malvern St. James, England

4 – Malvern St. James, England (Fee Per Term: £36,288)

More Info: Malvern St James is an independent school for girls in Great Malvern, Worcestershire, England. Founded in 1893 as Malvern Girls’ College, it was renamed Malvern St James following a merger in 2006 with St James’ School in West Malvern. It continues to occupy the same campus as the former college, which includes as its main building the former Imperial Hotel, taken over for use as a school by Malvern Girls’ College in 1919.

Tonbridge School, England
Tonbridge School, England

3 – Tonbridge School, England (Fee Per Term: £50.052)

More Info: Tonbridge School is an independent day and boarding school for boys in Tonbridge, Kent, England, founded in 1553 by Sir Andrew Judde (sometimes spelt Judd). It is a member of the Eton Group and has close links with the Worshipful Company of Skinners, one of the oldest London livery companies. It is a public school in the British sense of the term.

Charterhouse, England
Charterhouse, England

2 – Charterhouse, England (Fee Per Term: £67,774)

More Info: Charterhouse is an independent day and boarding school in Godalming, Surrey. Founded by Thomas Sutton in 1611 on the site of the old Carthusian monastery in Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London, it educates over 800 pupils, aged 13 to 18 years, and is one of the original seven English public schools as defined by the Public Schools Act 1868

Hurtwood house, UK
Hurtwood house, UK

1 – Hurtwood house, England (Fee Per Term: £63,561)

More Info: Several of the best UK boarding schools top their fees around this mark. Set in an Edwardian mansion in 200 acres of grounds, Hurtwood House is one of the most unique. The school hosts just 340 pupils and is known for its focus on creativity and the arts – a recent school production of Chicago cost £75,000 to stage, according to Tatler.