A day and boarding school for girls and boys aged 3 to 18 in Shebbear, Devon

Fees & Allowances

All of our fees include school buses, snacks, school meals and after school activities.

Fees for the Academic Year 2021 – 2022

Effective September 2021

All day fees are inclusive of transport, snacks and lunch

Senior School / Sixth Form
Form 1 (Year 7) Day£4,630 per term
Form 2 - U6 (Years 8 - 13) Day £4,745 per term
Weekly Boarding£5,570 per term
Termly Boarding (UK)£9,785 per term
Termly Boarding (International)£10,250 per term
Preparatory School 
Reception£1,890 per term
Pre-Prep 1 & 2 Day£1,985 per term
Prep 3 & 4 Day£3,090 per term
Prep 5 & 6 Day£3,415 per term
Weekly Boarding£5,295 per term
Termly Boarding£6,970 per term


We accept 30 hours of Early Years Funding pre week. For additional hours, the fees are:

Session (Morning or Afternoon)

£17.60 per session

Early Club (drop off before 9am)

£2.85 per session

Activities/Late Club (pick up after 3pm)

£5.75 per session


Entrance Fees

On acceptance of a place at Shebbear College, a non-refundable fee of £100 is required with each application as well as a deposit of £500 for Day and Weekly Boarding Pupils and £1,000 for Full Boarding Pupils, refundable upon the pupil’s departure from the school.


Co-Curricular Activities

The majority of co-curricular clubs and activities are offered at no extra charge, with the exception of private music lessons, speech and drama and some sports coaching lessons.

Sibling Discount

We offer a generous Sibling Discount Scheme for pupils joining in the Prep or Senior School:

  • 2 siblings concurrently at the school – 10% remission for the youngest child.
  • 3 siblings concurrently at the school – 40% remission for the youngest child.
  • 4 siblings concurrently at the school – 60% remission for the youngest child.


In addition to bursaries and scholarships, we also offer a number of allowances to help with school fees for day pupils, including fee discounts for members of the British Police and Armed Forces, children of Old Shebbearians, families living in the parish of Shebbear and Methodist Ministers. 

For further details of the allowances that we offer and to find out whether your child is eligible, please speak to our Registrar, Emily, on 01409 282009 or who can talk you through the details and explain the application process.

There are also various Trusts that can be approached to assist with school fees in certain circumstances.

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