Clifton School Fees 2023/2024
What are the expected fees to be paid at Clifton School for the 2023/2024 Academic year?
Parents and guardians who have their wards at Clifton School requesting Fees scheduled for the 2023/2024 Academic year should kindly pay much attention to this page for the information that our team has collected regarding Clifton School Fees 2023/2024. This information on the fees is also made available to help parents who are yet to enrol their children on the school as it will help you to have a clear idea on “How much to pay as school fees”.
If you are yet to apply for a vacancy for your ward, then you are advised to read and understand the Clifton School Admission process.
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The Clifton School Fees Schedule for 2023/2024
Find in the table below the Clifton School Fees Schedule for 2023/2024
A non-refundable application fee of R500 is payable on return of the Application Form.
ACCEPTANCE FEE (APPLICABLE FROM GRADE 0-7)
A non-refundable Acceptance fee of R5 000 per child is payable upon accepting a place for your child at the School.
CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT FUND (APPLICABLE FROM GRADE 1 – 7)
An additional once-off non-refundable Development Fund Fee of R5 000 per child is payable upon accepting a place for your child at the School. The Development Fund provides improvements of a capital nature to the School.
Placement at Clifton will only be guaranteed once the Acceptance Fee and Capital Development Fee have been paid and all the required forms correctly signed and submitted.
THE FEE STRUCTURE (Inclusive of all levies)
LEVY – DAY
NON-SOUTH AFRICAN RESIDENT PUPILS
Rigid exchange Control regulations necessitate a full term’s fees (in addition to the usual Acceptance fee) to be paid to the School, before a pupil who is resident to a country outside the borders of South Africa may be admitted to the School.
This rule also applies to local parents paying in a foreign currency.
EXTRAS LEVY (As per table)
This Levy covers Personal Accident insurance, grade school trips (including the Grade 7 trip to Botswana), textbooks and workbooks, printing and photocopying, Names & Faces, School Magazine, school photographs, visiting arts and cultural performers, invited speakers, library subscription (grade one), IT access, IEB benchmarking tests etc.
The Extras Levy does not cover specialised learning support fees (Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist, Remedial Therapist, Play Therapy, Facilitators and Educational Psychologist), Riding School costs, purchases from the School Shop, optional termly hikes, hotdog Monday money, tuck shop purchases, visiting book sales (Time to Read), Friday optional lunch.
CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT LEVY (PER FAMILY – APPLICABLE FROM GRADE 1- 7)
This Levy is charged per family and is payable in advance, either annually, quarterly or monthly. (See the above table). This Levy provides improvements of a capital nature to the School.
DAY SCHOLAR MEALS
A mid-morning snack and juice is provided to all pupils. Lunch is provided to all Grade 1 – 7 pupils. Lunch is available to Grade 00 – 0 pupils at a cost of R22 per meal and will be added to the school account. Requests for these meals must be booked in advance through the Junior Primary HOD on a quarterly basis. Day Scholars do not receive lunch on a Friday but may order quarterly in advance for hamburgers at a rate of
DAILY BOARDING RATE
Day scholars may stay overnight in boarding when required at a daily rate of R267. Stays of more than 2 weeks will be charged at the pro-rata boarding fee.
The cost of term transportation is R1 800 or R50 per trip. Enquiries to be made with the School Secretary.
JOHANNESBURG / DURBAN BUS
Transport is available to Johannesburg and Durban at the start and end of term and at the mid-term break. This is by prior
arrangement with the School Secretary.
SPECIAL TRIPS / TRANSPORTATION FOR BOARDERS
This service is offered by prior arrangements with the School Secretary. Rates do apply.
PAYMENT OF FEES
Fees must be paid monthly in advance by variable debit order over the 11 month period, January – November OR quarterly in advance OR annually on or before 15 January 2023. Payment annually in advance qualifies for a 3.5% discount on tuition and boarding fees only. This discount does not apply to beneficiaries of Financial Assistance.
An R500 administration fee will be added to the School account if a debit order is returned by the Bank.
Any other method of fee payment is strictly by arrangement between the School Bursar and the person responsible for the payment of the School fees. All accounts are to be paid by the 5th day of each month. Overdue accounts will be charged interest at the rate of 2.5% per month.
Account statements are emailed before the 5th day of each month. It is the parent/guardian’s responsibility to notify the Bursar’s office timeously (email@example.com) if your statement has not been received. It is also the parent/guardian’s responsibility to ensure that the Bursar is informed of any changes to your contact details.
A family discount of 7% is allowed on the total tuition and boarding fees when there are more than 3 children from the same family enrolled at the School at the same time. (This is applicable from the 3rd child)
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