Rydal Penrhos School

International pupils » Fees and charges

The termly fees for overseas pupils for the 2015-2016 academic year are as follows:

Full boarding

Years 7-8
(11-12 year-olds) £8,530

Years 9-11
(13-16 year-olds) £10,230

Years 12-13 (Sixth form)
(16-18 year-olds) £10,505

General Charge £135

The fee covers the principal charges for tuition, stationery, accommodation, Health Centre, meals and (for boarders) normal laundry. The general charge covers sundries such as the school magazine, plays, team fares, termly calendars, the Rydal Penrhos Society & St John’s Church but does not include excursions, dry-cleaning and examination fees..

A non-refundable registration fee of £75 is payable on a pupil’s entry to the school. A deposit of £300 will be required on a pupil’s entry to the school which will be accounted for at the end of the final term. A further deposit of £1,200 is payable on a pupil’s entry to the school where a visa application is needed (non EU pupils) and this will be refunded on the first term’s fee bill

For existing Year 11 pupils entering into the Sixth form, a discount is applied to the above fees. Please contact the bursary for further details.

Forces bursaries and sibling discounts are available.

Optional extras

English language tuition is available through our specialist department.

Instrumental music and singing lessons are available on request at a charge of £220 per term.

School fees protection scheme, Denplan and personal effects insurance are optional. Accident insurance is compulsory at a current cost of £3.75 per term.


Fees are payable in accordance with the school’s Terms and Conditions. Monthly payments may be made through Holmwoods Termtime Credit Scheme. Details are available from the Bursar’s office.

As is the case with all schools, the fees quoted above are subject to a standard annual increase published each summer.

Fees assistance

Both UK and overseas pupils may apply for scholarships and bursaries in the fields of Academia, Art, Drama, Music, and Sport. Fully-funded day places are available to children living in the North Wales area. Please call Jenny Marsden, Admissions Officer on 01492 530155 or email JMarsden@rydal-penrhos.com for further details and to receive an information booklet. Details can also be obtained from the Scholarships page on our website. Please click here.

The closing date for bursary and scholarship applications passes mid January prior to the September admission; however, late applications for full fee paying places can still be considered.

Site information

Rydal Penrhos School
Pwllycrochan Avenue
Colwyn Bay
LL29 7BT

Tel: +44 (0)1492 530 155 (Senior)
Tel: +44 (0)1492 530 381 (Prep)
Fax: +44 (0)1492 531 872

Follow Us on Twitter

Newsletter Signup

background-image : url(/content/hero/student.jpg);