How much does it cost to go to boarding school?

When choosing a UK boarding school for your child, you will need to take into account the fees and extra charges. The cost of a UK boarding education may initially appear high, but when you take into account the quality of the teaching, the small classes, the high level of care and supervision, the good accommodation and food, the excellent academic and sports facilities, and the numerous extracurricular activities, it represents a very cost-effective package.


Fees vary from school to school, the average boarding fees per term for pupils at senior boarding schools is £11,000 per term. Prep boarding school fees are a little less, at an average of £9,000 per term.