Tuition fees

Standard rates

Where an employer pays the whole or part of the annual tuition fees, the standard rates are applicable:

Nursery
Petite Section (UK Nursery) 3185 €
Moyenne to Grande Section (UK Reception to Year 1) 6369 €
Primary
CP to CM2 (UK Years 2-6) 6369 €
Secondary
Sixième to Troisième (UK Years 7-10) 6587 €
Seconde to Terminale (UK Years 11-13) 7829 €

 

Reduced rates

Where families are entirely responsible for payment of the annual tuition fees, the following reduced rates are applicable:

Nursery
Petite Section (UK Nursery) 1713 €
Moyenne to Grande Section (UK Reception to Year 1) 3426 €
Primary
CP to CM2 (UK Years 2-6) 3426 €
Secondary
Sixième to Troisième (UK Years 7-10) 3764 €
Seconde to Terminale (UK Years 11-13) 4956 €

 

The fees cover the tuition services and materials (e.g. free loan of books) provided by the British Section. The following items are not covered by the fees:

  • application fee (sent with application dossier and non-refundable):
    — Maternelle (Petite to Grande Section): 160 €
    — Primary (CP to CM2): 200 €
    — Secondary (Sixième to Terminale): 250 €
  • IGCSE fees for optional subjects not taught by Section teachers,
  • school trips and outings,
  • certain charges levied by the French administration (e.g. School Fund contributions),
  • canteen, and
  • school bus pass.

Within a week of receipt of the acceptance letter, to reserve places for their child(ren) new applicants are required to pay:

  • non-refundable admissions fee:
    — Maternelle to Troisième: 1000 € per child
    — Seconde to Terminale: 1500 € per child
  • an advance on tuition fees: 500 € per child.

The latter will be deducted from the fees invoice to be issued in September.

Parents can pay fees by cheque or bank transfer, either in one payment or in installments. The British Section also uses EcoleDirecte, an online payment system, to enable parents to pay for activities such as school trips.