Fees and Deposits for Admissions at the British School of Bucharest.

Registration Fees 2024/2025

Application fee€ 250/pupil

For new pupils only, a one-off payment is to be paid before or on the assessment day. This fee is non-refundable; regardless of the enrolment decision from the School, it is a fixed amount (no discount is applicable).

Admissions and Waiting List Fee

Pre-Nursery, Nursery and Reception€ 908/pupil
Year 1 - Year 13€ 3402/pupil, for 1st child
€ 1953/pupil, for 2nd child
€ 805/pupil, for 3rd child
€ 0/pupil, for 4th child

For new pupils only, a one-off non-refundable payment for any pupil who has been offered a place at BSB, as a result of meeting the conditions to be admitted and start enrolling in school when there will be a place available.

School Fees

Please see below the details of fees at the British School of Bucharest.

Fee Schedule 2024/2025

YearsAnnual School Fee
Pre-Nursery (full day 08:30–15:00):€ 7240 + reservation deposit/pupil
Pre-Nursery (half day 08:30–12.30):€ 3656 + reservation deposit/pupil
Nursery - Year 6:€ 19717 + reservation deposit/pupil
Year 7 - 13:€ 22855 + reservation deposit/pupil

The school fees include:

  • Certain after-school activities and some local trips, daytime snacks, and insurance.
  • For Pre-Nursery, Nursery & Reception – Lunch included.
  • For Nursery & Reception – one set summer uniform and one set winter uniform included.
  • Use of Chromebook/iPad for Years 7-11, if requested.
  • EAL (English as an additional language) lesson for the first twelve months. This will be assessed through testing.
  • Documentation certifying the completion of studies and exams if exams are organised internally.

* Please note that these services are not optional and are a fixed part of the School Fee.

The school fees do not include:

  • Certain after-school activities, certain extracurricular trips & activities,
  • Private music lessons or instrument rental,
  • School uniform (Only for Nursery & Reception; one set summer and one set winter uniforms are included),
  • Transport,
  • Lunch (included only for Pre-Nursery, Nursery, Reception),
  • One-to-one TA support.
  • Examination Fees for Years 10 – 13, as this cost is incurred due to external examination fees, according to the pupil choices regarding exams and subjects and
  • external examination bodies. Parents will be asked for confirmation of examination subjects.
  • Extended EAL* (English as an additional language) lesson costs. This will be assessed through testing.
  • SEN* (Special Educational Needs) lesson costs. This will be assessed and shared through Parent- SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) meetings.
  • Educational Psychologist* sessions. This will be assessed and shared through Parent-SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) meetings.
  • Other ad hoc services, e.g. photos, letters and documentation.
  • Costs for these optional services will be communicated before execution.

*A child requiring additional support could be refused registration at BSB unless EAL or SEN, or Educational Psychology intervention is agreed to.

Reservation Deposit

Reservation deposit€ 5360/pupil

This Payment of the deposit fee secures a place until the 15th April 2024, at which point the balance of fees is due to finally guarantee a place. If the balance of fees is not received in full by the 15th April 2024, a place will not be reserved. It’s important to note that for parents registering after the 15th of April, the reservation deposit automatically becomes a part of the school fee, ensuring a smooth transition into the enrollment process.

The British School of Bucharest reserves the right to increase the school fees proportionally to the increase of one of the following factors:

  • inflation
  • operational costs
  • development costs

The school will give 90 days’ notice of any increase.