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Hatherop Castle
Hatherop Castle
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Hatherop Castle Cirencester, Gloucestershire Visit
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Hatherop Castle
Cirencester
192 pupils, ages 2-13
Mixed
Day and Boarding

Hatherop Castle

A small co-ed, countryside prep where every child has the chance to shine. Numbers are up as word of its family ethos and outdoorsy unpretentious style spread: the pupils we met were a cheery, positive bunch who told us that the best thing about coming here is the friendliness. Just past the pretty Cotswold village of Coln St Aldwyns (which has the smartest village shop we’ve ever seen), Hatherop is a stonking great house set in 22 acres of grounds within the 600-acre Hatherop estate. Even ...
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  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Nursery-
    Reception£2,895
    Year 1£3,295
    Year 2£3,595
    Year 3£4,095
    Year 4£4,595
    Year 5£4,595
    Year 6£4,995
    Year 7£4,995
    Year 8£4,095
    Boarding fees per term

    Nursery-
    Reception-
    Year 1-
    Year 2-
    Year 3£6,495
    Year 4£4,095
    Year 5£7,000
    Year 6£7,385
    Year 7£7,385
    Year 8£7,385


    Overseas boarding fee: £8,395 per term.

    Flexi-boarding fee: £380 per term (one night a week).

    Occasional boarding: £42 per night.



    Bursaries
    Hatherop Castle operates a small but generous bursary fund that is supplemented by the nursery grant (currently available for up to six terms for all children aged three and four). There are a limited number of bursaries and scholarships available from Years 3 to 8 that are means-tested, as well as an offer of at least 90 per cent fee remission to forces families in receipt of CEA (up to 20 per cent for those who are not).

    For more information on Hatherop Castle’s admissions policy click below:

    http://www.hatheropcastle.co.uk/admissions/joining-hatherop-castle/

    Bursary contact:
    Headmaster Nigel Reed
    nigel.reed@hatheropcastle.co.uk
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School Updates

  • WATCH: A day in the life of a Pre-Prep child

    WATCH:  A day in the life of a Pre-Prep child
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    WATCH:  Boarding at Hatherop
  • 10 Questions with Nigel Reed, headmaster of Hatherop Castle School

    10 Questions with Nigel Reed, headmaster of Hatherop Castle School
  • Rethinking school fees

    Rethinking school fees
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    Weekly boarding: everything you need to know
  • WATCH: Hear a parent talk about their experience of Hatherop Castle

    WATCH: Hear a parent talk about their experience of Hatherop Castle
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    What is life really like as a boarder at Hatherop?
  • WATCH: Hatherop Castle's Virtual Open Day

    WATCH: Hatherop Castle's Virtual Open Day

Essentials

Address
Hatherop, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 3NB

Contact
admissions@hatheropcastle.co.uk
01285 750206

Website
hatheropcastle.co.uk

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