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Help with Fees

Please note that the deadline for bursary applications for August entry is 30th November in the preceding year (as this allows time for your child's entrance assessment in December/January and information about your financial means to be presented to our Awards Committee which meets in February).

It’s our intention that a High School of Dundee education should be available to any pupil who would benefit from it, regardless of their financial circumstances.

Financial assistance is therefore provided to support those pupils who without that help may otherwise be unable to attend.

Bursary support is available to pupils in L6 and L7 of the Junior School (up to 50% of fees) and throughout the Senior School (ranging from 10% to 100% of fees), and is awarded on the basis of academic ability and financial need. Applications will only be considered for household incomes under £70,000.

We work hard to ensure access to our school is as wide as possible and currently nearly a fifth of our secondary pupils benefit from means tested financial support.  Our average level of award is 60% of the tuition fee and, in total, we allocate around £1m per annum in bursary support.

‘My daughter has done nothing but thrive since she came to the school and has grown into a very capable young lady, what more could parents ask for!’

Awards are kept entirely confidential – pupils and teaching staff will not know that your child receives a Bursary, and applicants are not required to undergo specific testing, other than the standard entrance assessment.

A remission of a proportion of the fees will be granted to families who have four or more children attending the High School at any one time. Where three children attend at any one time, families may apply for a discretionary remission.

For further information on help with fees, please see the following guides:

The deadline for bursary applications for August entry is 30th November in the preceding year. For a Bursary application form, please contact our Admissions Team on 01382 202921 or email admissions@highschoolofdundee.org.uk