Parents' Handbook 2023-24

Methods of Payment Acceptance deposit being an amount to confirm the parents and/or fee-payers have accepted the offer of a place for a pupil to Abingdon School and have entered into a contract for the education of that pupil at Abingdon School based on the Terms & Conditions. The acceptance fee is refunded on the pupil’s final termly bill, issued at the end of the pupil’s final term. Tuition fees are set annually by the Governors of Abingdon School and usually notified to parents by the end of the Lent term in the academic year preceding. The provision of school lunches for day pupils and of school breakfast, lunch and supper for boarders is included within the Tuition Fee. Examination fees for public examinations are a chargeable extra. A list detailing the most common extras is included with the termly bill. Where possible these are notified to parents in advance. A list of the current fees and additional charges can be found on the website under Fees and Insurances. The standard method of payment is by direct debit. A form can be obtained from the Finance Office. For overseas parents, payments may also be made by electronic transfer. In exceptional circumstances after discussion with the Finance Department parents and fee-payers may organise a direct bank transfer. Payments by cash, or by debit or credit card are not accepted. 17