Drumduan School has no state funding and is therefore wholly dependent on school fees, fundraising, donations and any other sources of income that can be found.  Outlined below are our annual school fees, payment options and notice period.

2021 - 2022 School Fees

CLASS                                             ANNUAL FEES  

Kindergarten* (3 days p/w)             £3,675
Kindergarten* (4 days p/w)             £4,410
Kindergarten* (5 days p/w)             £5,145


Class 1                                                £6,104 

Class 2                                                £6,431

Class 3                                                £6,745     

Class 4                                                £7,093

Class 5                                                £7,440      

Class 6                                                £7,785

Class 7                                                £8,130

Class 8                                                £8,475

Class 9                                               £8,820

Class 10                                             £9,165

Class 11                                             £9,510

Class 12                                             £9,855

What’s included in the fees?

  • The cost of materials used regularly within the curriculum


Fees do not include:

  • The John Muir Award

  • Any costs associated with work experience for upper school students


A one off non-refundable fee of £50 is levied on all applications to cover the costs of meetings with families and the processing of applications.  For any additional applications, the application fee reduces to £25, as long as the children are starting at the same time.


Children who are eligible for Moray Council Early Years Funding are exempt from this fee.

DEPOSIT (Class 1 and above)

A deposit of £500 is required for a single student and £800 for 2 or more students from the same family.   When the student(s) leave Drumduan School, the deposit will be returned on receipt of payment for all outstanding invoices.  In the event of a student leaving without providing the required terms notice in writing, they will be responsible for payment of a further term’s fees.  


We offer a 15% discount on the fees of a second and any subsequent children attending Drumduan School.   A sibling discount will not apply if a child is in receipt of Moray Council Early Years Funding. 


* Eligible children who qualify for Moray Council Funding, do not pay for Kindergarten Fees.  The fees listed above are for non-funded places only. 

Please refer to their website for eligibility details: http://www.moray.gov.uk/moray_standard/page_116586.html


One full term’s notice is required for the withdrawal of a child from school. This notice should be received by the School in writing on or before the first day of term.   


A full terms fees are payable if insufficient notice is received. 


1. Monthly Direct Debit/Standing Order – to be paid by the 15th of each month.  Please note that monthly payments can only be accepted by Standing Order. 


2. Yearly Payment in advance/up front – to be paid one week before the start of the new school year. 

3. Quarterly payment in advance/up front – to be paid one week before the start of each new quarter.3.