The school fees charged include all programmes, activities and materials which are essential to the teaching of the curriculum and the learning experience students will benefit from while enroled in our school. This includes lunches and snacks, textbooks, workbooks, learning equipment and supplies, a selection of after school activities, academic boosters, day trips, residential trips, the Duke of Edinburgh International Award (excluding registration fees) and student’s participation in some school performances.
In addition to the school fees, there are some charges which will be billed to parents separately. These fees are for items which are either on a per student basis or optional fees for activities that are not essential to the curriculum and learning. These include fees for items such as uniforms, transportation, late pick up fees, academies, some after school programmes, examinations and the BTEC programme.
School tuition fees are reviewed annually. School tuition fees may be increased in order to accommodate the school’s ongoing development of programmes and external factors such as inflation and the general economy. In the event that the school fees are increased by up to 5% per annum, parents will be informed by the end of Term 2. In the event that the school fees are increased by more than 5% per annum, parents will be informed one full academic year in advance.
|Terms and Conditions|
Fees will be billed and sent by email on a termly basis three times a year with the exception of Year 10, 11, 12 and 13 who will be billed 2 times per year.
A one time fee of 3,000 Baht is charged for applications made for students entering Years 3 to 13.
Entrance & Endowment Fees
An entrance fee of 75,000 Baht is non-refundable and must be paid once the student is enroled. An endowment fee of 75,000 Baht is paid in full once the student is enroled. The endowment fee will be refunded on the permanent withdrawal of the student, after deduction of any outstanding amounts owed to the school, providing that the child has been enrolled until the end of the academic school year.
For students entering the school late in the year, annual fees will be calculated on a pro-rata basis according to the number of weeks remaining in the academic year (including the week of entry).
Parents must complete a Student Withdrawal form and submit this to the school office at least one month prior to the last day of the academic year. Refunds are processed at the end of the school year and payments made to parents about two weeks after the last day of the academic year.
HeadStart School Fees 2023-2024
Families with two children will receive a 10% discount on tuition fees for the second child. A 15% discount will be applied to tuition fees for the third and all subsequent children from the same family while the children are enrolled at the same time. Endowment and Entrance Fees are only charged for the first and second children, subsequent siblings will not be charged the Entrance and Endowment Fees.
The school accepts payments using both Thai and foreign debit and credit cards. Payments can be made at the school office or online. Bank charges for card payments are passed on to parents. For more details regarding which cards are accepted, how to make payments online and which charges may apply, please contact the school office by writing to [email protected] or call 076-612875.
Bank transfers can be made using one of the options below:
|Bangkok Bank||Beneficiary name: HeadStart Education Center Co., Ltd||Account number 442-0-82754-7 Savings Account||Thepkasattri Branch||Swift Code: BKKBTHBK|
|Krungthai Bank||Beneficiary name: HeadStart Education Center Co., Ltd||Account number: 377-0-24788-4 Savings Account||Thepkasattri Branch||Swift Code: KRTHTHBK|
The endowment fee will be refunded on the permanent withdrawal of the student, after deduction of any outstanding amount owed to the school, providing that the child has been enrolled until the end of the academic school year from which he is being withdrawn from and provided a written notice of the student’s withdrawal is given to the Registrar 30 days prior to the last day of Term 3.
School Fee Refund Policy
Refund of Term 1 school fees: Written notice of a student’s withdrawal must be given to the Registrar 90 days before the first day of Term 1.
Refund of Term 2 school fees: Written notice of a student’s withdrawal must be given to the Registrar 45 days before the first day of Term 2.
Refund of Term 3 school fees: Written notice of a student’s withdrawal must be given to the Registrar 45 days before the first day of Term 3.
|Included in School Fees|
- Meals (& snacks for Foundation & Primary students)
- Selection of ASPs (After School Programmes)
- Basic accident insurance
- School trips
- Duke of Edinburgh International Award (registration fee is billed to parents)
|Additional Fees Charged|
Additional fees are charged for school uniforms, bus service, Academies trips & competitions, academic competitions, school performances, individual music lessons, late pick up fee, overdue or lost library books.
Support for English as an Additional Language (EAL)
Year 1 - 11 students who are identified by the school as needing EAL support must attend additional classes until the student is able to meet the school’s English assessment standards. EAL support is provided in small group tuition during school hours and after school hours as well as by means of in-class individual support. There is a charge of 30,000 Baht per year for this additional support.
Support for Additional Education Needs (AEN)
Students who are identified by the school as needing AEN support will be given support following our school policies and provisions. AEN support is provided in small group sessions and in one on one interventions depending on the needs of the student. There is a charge of 30,000 Baht per year for AEN support.
Examination and BTEC Fees
These are charged to cover the costs associated with providing qualifications by Cambridge Assessment International Education and Pearson/EdExcel. Students usually sit their IGCSE exams at the end of Year 11, AS exams at the end of Year 12 and A-Levels at the end of Year 13. BTEC registration is charged at the beginning of Years 12 and 13. Entries registered after the deadlines will incur additional late entry fees. The number of qualifications taken depends on each individual student’s study plan and can range from 3 - 11 subjects per year. Students undertaking re-sits of particular examinations are charged re-entry fees.