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Fees

Fees in Response to Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

In light of current circumstances and the fact that it is highly likely children will not physically be in school, we have reviewed our school fees for the Summer Term 2020. Whilst many schools continue to charge full fees, Bellevue Education have made the following arrangements for Gateway School:

  • Parents of will be asked to pay 70% of day fees
  • Parents who are able, and willing, to pay 100% fees – or more than 70% – are encouraged to do so; any contribution above the 70% will be put into a dedicated fund to support other parents at this school who are facing temporary hardship and need assistance with fees. Bellevue will match, pound for pound, any contribution made in this way.
  • Parents of nursery or pre-Reception aged children will be charged 15% of their last monthly bill. We recognise we are not delivering online learning for this group, but your contribution will very much help in supporting the school.
  • Fees in September 2020 will at the minimum be kept at the 2019/20 original level, although we will continue to be mindful of the economic climate.

September 2019 – August 2020

Year GroupTermly Fee
Preschool all-inclusive fee per day£767
Preschool 1 morning up to 13:15 pm
(including lunch and care):
£472
Reception & Year 1 all-inclusive fee£3,837
Reception & Year 1
(with additional charges for wraparound care)*
£3,200
Year 2 to Year 6 all-inclusive fee£3,837
*Reception and Year 1 additional charges for wraparound care (if required)Club or Junior Activity from 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm: £62 per day per term

Care from 4.30 pm – 5.30 pm: £81 per day per term

Late Care from 5.30 pm – 6.00 pm: £40 per day per term
Breakfast Club£3.60 per session

Our fees include text books and materials, lunches, day trips and overnight UK trips, and Personal Accident Insurance. Before and After school care and clubs are also included for pupils in Year 2 – Year 6 inclusive. Fees are due on or before the first day of term.

Optional extras include; Breakfast Club (£3.50 per session); peripatetic music lessons; Year 6 French trip and the School Fees Protection Scheme (SFPS). Fees for learning support are determined by individual needs.

Childcare Vouchers


Childcare vouchers obtained through salary sacrifice schemes can be used towards the school fees. From Reception to Year 6, parents can pay a maximum of £972 per term (or £243 per month), per child using childcare vouchers towards wraparound care. For children in Preschool, there is no limit to the amount paid using childcare vouchers.

Early Years (2-4 year olds)


For 2- 4 year olds, the Preschool fee is £745 per term for one full day per week. Preschool one morning up to 13:15 pm (including lunch and care) is £458 per term.

Early Education Funding (EEF) for children aged 3 and 4 years


Under the Early Education Funding scheme, every eligible child is entitled to access up to 15 hours of Early Years education per week for up to 38 weeks per year (570 hours per annum).

Gateway School offers three five hour mornings per week (8.00- 13.00) for the entitlement (lunch and care during this period is chargeable). Parents may access their entitlement of up to 15 hours per week by requesting 1, 2 or 3 mornings per week.

Fees for any additional hours will be charged at the same net termly rate as for non eligible children. Please note that provision at Gateway is for 35 weeks per year.

For more information, please contact our Bursar, Emma Bantock, on 01494 867802 or email finance@gatewaysch.co.uk.

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