Charging

Charging

Review Procedures

This policy has been compiled in line with DfE requirements and in accordance with s449-462 of the Education Act 1996.

This policy will be reviewed annually by the Governing Body’s Resources Committee and will be adjusted in line with any subsequent guidelines from the DfE.

Aims

This policy sets out the school’s charging policy and describes the type of activity that will be charged for and explains when charges will be made.

School Charging

Education

There will be no charge for:

The school will charge for:

Examinations

The school may charge for the cost of an examination entry, plus any applicable centre fee

in the following instances:

The school will charge for optional extras such as:

In calculating the cost of optional extras an amount may be included in relation to:

Any charge made in respect of individual students will not exceed the actual cost of providing the optional extra activity.

Voluntary contributions

Transport

There will be no charge for:

Residential visits

There will be no charge for:

The school will charge for:

 Miscellaneous Charges

Charges for lettings are agreed annually by the Governors’ Resources Committee.

Charges for private photocopying (including VAT where appropriate) will be levied at an appropriate rate and reviewed annually by the Director of Finance and Headteacher.

Staff and others using the school telephone or fax machine may do so at the normal costs.

Charging Policy – Information Requests

Charging Policy – Bookings, Lettings and Other Services