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Fee Information

College Services Fee

We ask all students to pay a £50.00 college services fee, which helps support effective learning and student activities within the college.

In return students will receive;

  • Print credits
  • Access to the college fitness centre
  • A wide range of sporting activities including team sporting activities and non-competitive sessions
  • IT storage space
  • Access to IT software including Microsoft office
  • Open access to IT suites
  • Free college Wi-Fi
  • Various enrichment activities
  • A designated student centre
  • The ability to borrow from the College’s Learning Resource centre
  • Access to music practice rooms
  • PPE where required.

The preferable method of payment for the College Services Fee is via ParentPay  We will email your ParentPay activation details by 27th August 2021 so it will be possible to pay on-line.  However if you have not received the details, please e-mail Alternatively this can be paid over the phone by calling 01223 631142 or at your first enrolment by cash or cheque.

Tuition Fees

Tuition is free to all 16-18 year olds (as at 31st August 2021) who are British nationals, EU citizens for  three years prior to December 2020, or who have resident qualifications in the United Kingdom. There may however be other course related costs or exam fees. Fees for adults and other nationals are available on request.

Exam Fees

Exam fees will not normally be paid by students aged 16-18 (as at 31st August 2021) however if students are re-sitting an exam or they wish to access their scripts of a previous exam, there may be a charge.

Fees may also be charged if there is low attendance by a student.

Books/Equipment/Starter Kits and Other Course Related Costs

For an idea of items that are likely to be required by students to study on their chosen courses, please see Course Costs 2021. For items that are available to be ordered through the College, payment can be made via ParentPay or the college shop.


We offer a cashless catering service for meals that can be bought in our Food Centre.  Payments need to be made to “Dinner Money” via ParentPay.

Locker/Equipment Deposits

Locker and equipment deposits can also be made via ParentPay.  Once paid for, please take confirmation to either the Student Services helpdesk to get a locker key or to the relevant technician for photographic equipment.


Any trips eligible to students will be assigned to them via their ParentPay account.  This is the only method that the College accepts payments for trips.  When paying for a trip you will be asked to provide consent and other relevant details.

Financial Support for students from low income households is available.  Please click here for details.

For assistance with ParentPay, please click here.