Fees and other expenses

We appreciate that school fees are a major financial outlay and we may be able to provide some assistance.

We appreciate that school fees are a major financial outlay and offer the option to pay a single lump sum or in instalments. We may also be able to provide some assistance with fees.

Fees for session 2020/21

Nursery£8,829 per annum
Junior School (P1–P2)£8,829 per annum
Junior School (P3–P7)£10,719 per annum
Senior School£13,242 per annum

School Fees are payable either by one lump sum payment on or before 5 September or by 10 monthly installments via Direct Debit.

Other fees, for example Wrap Around Care or Pipe Band, charges or invoiced amounts are payable within 14 days of the invoice date. Fee payers may also arrange for these amounts to be collected by Direct Debit, by arrangement with the Finance Office.

Junior School curricular class trips are added to the fee note. All other activities and lunch account top-ups are payable via ParentPay.

Fee remission for siblings

Families joining the school from session 2018/19 onwards:

Where four or more children attend Heriot’s (Primary 1–Senior 6) at the same time, a 25% reduction in fees applies for the fourth and subsequent children.

Families whose first child joined the school prior to session 2018/19:

A 25% reduction in fees will continue to apply for the third and subsequent children when three or more children attend Heriot’s (P1–S6) at once.

Nursery pupils are excluded from these calculations and do not qualify for fee remission.

What the fee covers

  • All curricular tuition
  • Exam fees
  • Personal Accident Insurance cover

Other expenses: essential

Other expenses: optional

  • School lunches
  • Wrap Around Care
  • Music tuition
  • Some extra-curricular activities, including optional trips

Find out more

For all financial matters, please contact the Finance Office.