From January 2021

Prep School Years 3 to 8 £5,650.00 per term
Pre-Prep Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 £3,160.00 per term
Nursery   £7.20 per hour


The fees are inclusive and there are no compulsory extras. All fees are normally reviewed annually to take effect from the Autumn Term.

A discount is available to parents with more than one child in the School (Years 1 to 8).  The terms and conditions are as follows:

7.5% discount off the second child’s fees whilst both attend Year 1 and upwards.

15% discount off the third child’s fees whilst all three attend Year 1 and upwards.

Further assistance with fees may also be available.

Individual Music Lessons

The termly fee of £180 for individual music lessons is payable in advance.  Each tutor will invoice the parents of pupils direct.  The cost of individual music lessons is reviewed annually. 

Individual Lessons in the Learning Support Centre

These are arranged as needed, following discussions between parents and the Learning Support Administrator. The termly fee is payable in advance and the Learning Support Tutor will invoice the parents of pupils direct.

Extra Activities

Certain activities and hobbies carry a small charge because they involve outside tutors or incur material costs.  Details are sent to parents in advance.

School Bus

School buses operate from the School to Poole, Ringwood and Verwood, Blandford, Wareham, Penn Hill, Glenferness Avenue and Dorchester. The cost of the service is charged on a price per journey basis at the end of each term. For further information please contact the Academic Administrator on 01202 847935.

Dumpton Nursery Charges from January 2021

We are delighted to inform you that Dumpton remains in the Early Learning and Childcare Funding Scheme (for eligible 3 and 4 year olds), subject to any future decisions from the Government.  We will always give a full term’s notice of any changes.


Our morning session starts at 8.30am and finishes at 11.30am, there is a break for lunch from 11.30am to 12.30pm, and our afternoon session starts at 12.30pm and finishes at 3.30pm. In addition, our teatime sessions start at 3.30pm and finish at either 4.15pm or 5.45pm.


Children not eligible for Early Learning and Childcare Funding:

Morning Session 8.30am - 11.30am £7.20 per hour
Morning Session and Lunch 8.30am - 12.30pm

£7.20 per hour

Afternoon Session 12.30pm - 3.30pm £7.20 per hour
After School Club 3.30pm - 4.15pm £5.35 per hour or part thereof
After School Club 3.30pm - 5.45pm £5.35 per hour or part thereof


Children eligible for Early Learning and Childcare Funding:

Up to and including the first 15 hours of each week are funded. Any further hours / sessions are charged as per the schedule above.

Should you have any queries please contact our Admissions and School Fees Administrator, Juliet Siggers on 01202 883961 or email schoolfees@dumpton.com.