Hours and Fees
The Pre-School is open throughout the school term from 8.30am to 3.30pm. Morning sessions run from 8.30am to 11.30am and afternoons from 12.30pm to 3.30pm.
Outside these hours, girls can join our Early Birds’ Breakfast Club which runs from 7.30am and our Aftercare Club which runs from 3.30 to 6.00pm to assist the needs of busy and working parents. There is no extra charge for this wraparound care, it is included in the termly fees.
The current fees for the Pre-School are £2,500 per term (full-time). The daily rate is £42.61 plus the cost of a home cooked two course lunch at £4.00 per day. A morning session or an afternoon session costs £21.30.
Early Education Funding (EEF)
Portsmouth High Prep School is a registered provider for EEF which provides your daughter with 15 hours (5 sessions) of free education a week. EEF is available from the term after your daughter’s third birthday.
In addition to this, through the wraparound care scheme and free lunch care, the school is able to offer up to 37.5 hours for free to a child attending full time without the need for the administrative burden put on parents by the government’s new 30 hours scheme.
A structured programme of care is offered through the holiday club scheme, charged at a weekly or daily rate and must places must be booked in advance.