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An outstanding independent day school and nursery for boys and girls from 2 to 11 years of age. Where no child goes unnoticed

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Tuition Fees

Termly fees for the 2018–2019 academic year are listed below and include the cost of lunch.

Details Amount (per term)

Years 3–6


Years 1–2


Nursery (full time age 3+) and Reception



£51-£61 per day,

depending on attendance



For Nursery pupils a combination of morning, afternoon or full day sessions can be arranged, subject to availability. In order to provide continuity of experience and learning it is preferable for Nursery pupils to attend for five morning sessions as soon as possible after entry although, in some circumstances, parents may wish to begin with three sessions. We consider three sessions to be a minimum.The Nursery class is an integral part of the whole school and places will normally only be given to pupils intending to transfer to the main school.

Further details of Nursery fees, including Lambs (ages 2-3) are available from the Finance Officer.

Other Fees

Registration Fee:  Non-refundable, charged for all pupils - £100.

Acceptance Deposit:  The acceptance deposit is payable when the offer of a place is accepted.  This is refunded wihtout interest when the child leaves the school and all outstanding monies have been paid - £250.



Individual Tuition

£34.00 per hour

Pre-school care: 07:30 to the start of school

£2.60 per session

After-school care: 15:30-18:00


15:30-16:30 (or part thereof)

16:30-17:30 (or part thereof)

17:30-18:00 (or part thereof)




After-School Care closes at 18:00. An additional charge of £25 will be incurred if parents are late or delayed in collecting their child and arrive after 18:00.

Extra-curricular activities

We aim to minimise all extra costs at Fairfield School. Extra-curricular clubs available free of charge include: Arts and Crafts, Athletics, Boys’ Sports, Choir, Cookery, Cricket, Cycling Proficiency, Dodge Ball, Football, French, Girls’ Sports, Hand Bells, Hockey, Lego, Netball, Recorders, Rounders, Rugby and Shakespeare.

The following extra-curricular clubs are available for a small charge: Ballet, Modern Dance, Gymnastics, Music Tuition (Brass, Cello, Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Violin and Woodwind), Speech and Drama and Tennis.


Families with more than one child at the school receive a reduction of 5% for the second child and 10% for the third child etc.

We are able to accept Childcare Vouchers issued by Allsave, Care-4, Computershare Voucher Services (Busy Bees), Edenred (Accor Services), Fair Care, Kiddivouchers, Kidsunlimited, Sodexo Motivation and South Gloucestershire Council.

Full information can be found in the school’s terms and conditions which are available on request.


We offer a number of means-tested bursaries to help parents who may have difficulty in meeting the cost of school fees. Bursaries to the value of 100% are available. Forms are available upon request from the Finance Officer or Headmistress.

Rated 'Best Independent Prep School in Bristol and the Wider South West Area'

November 2016



Fairfield School

Fairfield Way


Bristol BS48 3PD

Fairfield is accredited by the Independent Schools Council, affiliated to the Independent Schools Association and the Association of PNEU Schools.

Fairfield PNEU School (Backwell) Limited is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England No. 814684. The company is established for charitable purposes. Charity No. 310215.

Classroom, class and staff photographs reproduced with permission from Dave Pratt Photography; Whole school and individual staff photographs reproduced with permission from Colorfoto Ltd.

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