Fees & Charges 2018/19


Registration Fee (non refundable)


Acceptance Deposit (payable on request and refunded as a deduction from the final account after the pupil has left the school)



Parents resident in, and fees paid from within, the UK     £900.00
All other pupils     £6,550.00
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Payable in advance each term. Fees for the school year are, for convenience, divided into three equal parts irrespective of the relevant lengths of the three terms. The obligation of the parent to pay the full fees, including the boarding element for the pupil's last term, continues notwithstanding that the pupil may leave the school on completion of his or her public examinations.  
Boarders     £12,709.00
Ex-The Downs Malvern Boarders*     £12,329.00
Sixth Form Boarders (new entrants applicable for both Sixth Form years)      £13,153.00
Day Pupils     £8,485.00
Ex-The Downs Malvern Day Pupils*     £8,228.00
(*A pupil is eligible for this reduced fee if they have attended The Downs Malvern for a minimum of two full years immediately prior to transferring to the College)  
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Optional and Other Charges

In addition to the termly fees which cover tuition, meals whilst at the school, most sports, the use of almost all the college facilities, and (for boarders only) laundry, charges are also made for the following:  
Music lesson

Per term 

Per instrument

Speech & Drama



Per term
  Shared Per term  £197.00
Private tuition  
- per 55 minute lesson (lessons of different lengths will be charged on a pro-rata basis).  
    1 pupil £48.90
    2-3 pupils  £32.39
    4-5 pupils £17.36
    6-9 pupils £12.16
Learning Enhancement charges  
- per 55 minute lesson (lessons of different lengths will be charged on a pro-rate basis). £39.90


Learning Enhancement Support Charge

    per term  £84.00
Day pupils boarding overnight per night £52
Public examinations, stationery and books;    
Sixth Form centre membership;    
Activities such as educational and social outings;    
Duke of Edinburgh & CCF expeditions;    
A few minority sports e.g. Sailing, Rackets, Polo etc;    
Coach transport, taxi transport, some travel for medical appointments;    
Art/Ceramics and Design & Technology materials
Public Examination Costs (Indicative costs per pupil. Actual costs will depend upon both the number of subject and the actual subjects taken).  
GCSE Cost range between £270.00 and £630.00
A level Cost range between £210.00 and £420.00
IB Cost range between £610.00 and £890.00