St John's College School Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
St John's College School
466 pupils, ages 4-13
Day and Boarding

St John's College School

The choral tradition at St John’s dates back to the 16th century when the College was founded – and indeed the choir remains a key part of cultural life at this central Cambridge prep, which is split over two neighbouring sites, Byron House (ages four to eight) and Senior House (ages nine to 13). The former has a forest garden; the latter has been completely revamped in recent years, with glass walkways leading to sustainable wood-clad classrooms, paperless science labs, specialist drama and music studios, plus an excellent library....
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  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Year 1£4,490
    Year 2£5,365
    Year 3£5,365
    Year 4£5,365
    Year 5£5,365
    Year 6£5,365
    Year 7£5,365
    Year 8£5,365
    Boarding fees per term

    Year 1-
    Year 2-
    Year 3-
    Year 4£8,475
    Year 5£8,475
    Year 6£8,475
    Year 7£8,475
    Year 8£8,475

    Financial assistance towards the payment of fees is available in cases of proven financial need and is not dependent on academic performance (other than to satisfy the school’s academic entry requirements). Bursaries, which may be up to 100% of fees, are awarded to pupils (from age 7+) who, it is believed, will gain most from a St John’s education and will contribute fully to the life of the School.

    Decisions regarding bursary assistance are made by the Governors’ Bursaries Committee, advised by the Headmaster and Bursar. The Committee will consider each application, following an informal interview and scrutiny of the family’s financial circumstances which includes verifying the capital and current income available to meet fees. Awards are subject to annual means testing to allow for adjustment to reflect changed circumstances.​​​

    Choristers receive bursaries of between 66% and 100% of fees so that no child is prevented by financial reasons from taking up a choristership.

    Bursary contact:
    Bursar S Babar
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73 Grange Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AB

01223 353532


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