School Fees

The annual finance meeting took place on 22 October.  We would like to thank all the parents who attended the meeting.  The parents who were present at the meeting constituted a quorum and ratified the 2020 budget.  Much time, thought and effort has gone into developing the budget and fees for next year.

School Fees

The school fees agreed upon for 2020 are set out in the table below.

School Fee Annual (Without Discount)Annual FeeMonthly FeeTermly Fee
School Fee Per Learner (Grade 1 – Grade 3)R 19 940R 1 994R 4 985
School Fee Per Learner (Grade 4 – Grade 7)R 17 750R 1 750R 4 438
School Fee Annual (With Discount)Fee if Paid by 31 Dec 2019Fee if Paid 31 Jan 2020Fee if Paid by 28 Feb 2020
Discount %8%7%6%
School Fee Per Learner (Grade 1 – Grade 3)R 18 345R 18 544R 18 744
School Fee Per Learner (Grade 4 – Grade 7)R 16 330R 16 508R 16 685

The full amount will be debited to your account on the first day of the school year in 2020 and the statement will be sent to you at the end of January 2020.

The payment options are annual, monthly or termly.

If paid in full by 31 December 2019, a 8% discount will be given.

If paid in full by 31 January 2020, a 7% discount will be given.

If paid in full by 29 February 2020, a 6% discount will be given.

Monthly payments are due by the 01st of each month over 10 months February – November 2020. Debit orders are the preferred method of payment.  Debit order forms are available from Mrs Smith in the Fees Office.

Termly payments due by the first day of each term.

The Grade 1 parents advance payment of R 1 500 per learner is paid in the year of acceptance.  In the case of the 2020 Grade 1 learners, this amount has already been paid and will be deducted from the 2020 fee.

Existing parents who are paying by debit order will continue in 2020 and the debit order amount will be adjusted accordingly.  Any changes to existing debit orders or new debit order applications, must be completed and handed into the Fees Office by 29 November 2019.   The final date for changes to payment options will be Monday 20 January 2020.

Failure to make payment by the relevant due date/dates, as per the option selected, will result in the annual fee becoming immediately payable in full.  The school reserves the right to initiate actions to recover the full amount as per the school’s Financial Policy.

Payment Procedure

Debit Order payments:

Should you choose to pay by debit order please complete the attached form before

30 November 2019 and email it to the Mrs Smith in the Fees Office.

All other payments:

Please use your current reference number as per your statement.  Should you wish to confirm your reference number then please contact the Fees Office.

Banking Details:

ABSA Bank Cheque Account in name of Edgemead Primary School

Account Number: 01059991279

Branch Code: 632005

Fees Office Contact Details:

Mrs Cynthia Smith


Telephone Number: 021 558 1007

What is included in the school fees

  • Excellent education
  • 32 additional teachers allowing for class sizes of 30
  • Learning support department including the Rainbow Room and Social Worker.
  • All text books, readers, stationery (expect personal), art material, printing and paper
  • IT infrastructure including e-learning facilitation
  • Sport (4 summer and 4 winter)
  • 10 Clubs and Societies
  • Cultural opportunities e.g. Choir
  • Additional administration and support staff
  • Transport
  • Security
  • Outing entrance fees
  • Visiting performers
  • School magazine
  • Minimal fundraising