Annual Tuition Fees for 2021/22
There has been no fee increase since 2019/20 hence our fees for the 2021/22 Academic Year remain the same as published below. We take great care in ensuring that we are among the more affordable British schools in Dubai, while not compromising on the quality of the education and the facilities we offer to our students.
* These fees are discounted. KHDA approved fees are: FS 1/2 AED 47,150; Year 1 & 2 AED 49,450; Year 3-6 AED 51,750; Year 7 – 9 AED 51,556; Year 10 & 11 AED 55,931 and Year 12 & 13 AED 61,765. *Note: above fees are for the 2021/22 Academic Year and may be subject to change in the future
Application Fee: A non-refundable application fee of AED 500 applies per application.
New Student Tuition Deposit – 10% of annual fees: Upon receiving an offer from us, a tuition deposit will be required to secure your child’s place. The deposit will be deducted from the first term’s fees and is non-refundable.
Sibling Discount: A family with three or more children in school will receive a sibling discount of 10% on the tuition fees of the third child and 15% on the fourth i.e. the discounts will be applied to the youngest two children.
Book Deposit: A book deposit of AED 1,000 must be paid by all students. This deposit is refundable when a student leaves the school, less any outstanding debts which might include the cost of lost text or library books. However, this deposit will not be refunded if parents fail to give one month’s notice (30 days) of a student leaving the school (holidays not included).
Tuition Fee Payments: These are due before the first day of each term. Students will not be allowed to attend school until the full term fees have been paid.
Below are the payment options that we are presently offering:
1) Cash Payments
Cash Deposit Payments can be made at any Emirates NBD Branch.
Our details are: Bank Emirates NBD, Dubai, UAE Account Name The English College Dubai Account No. 1015369717201 Swift Code EBILAEAD IBAN AE580260001015369717201
Please email a copy of the deposit receipt to firstname.lastname@example.org so that your payment can be tracked.
2) Credit Card Payments
These can be made by using the RAK Bank ‘Skiply App’. Please email email@example.com to enable this payment method as we need to add your child’s name to the app.
3) Cheque Payments
Personal cheque payments are accepted up to 6 days prior to the start of each term. Cheques should be made payable to ‘The English College Dubai’, placed in an envelope with a copy of the parent’s Emirates ID and labelled with the student’s name. Cheques can be left at the secure ‘drop box’ at our Primary and Secondary School Security (Gates 2 & 5). Please inform our Finance Team if you have dropped off a cheque.
4) Bank Transfer
Our details are:
Bank Emirates NBD, Dubai, UAE
Account Name The English College Dubai
Account No. 1015369717201
Swift Code EBILAEAD
Please email a copy of the transfer receipt to firstname.lastname@example.org so that your payment can be tracked. Please take into account any bank charges when you are making your payment.
Re-Registration Deposit: A non-refundable re-registration deposit of up to 5% of total tuition fees is required annually for existing students in all years. Payment should be submitted by 1st May each year to secure a place for the following academic year. This deposit will be deducted from the tuition payment for Term 1 of the next academic year.
Examination Fees: Please note that total annual tuition fees do not include charges for GCSE, GCE and BTEC examinations. These will be charged on an individual basis and invoiced in the term that the examination takes place. Information regarding the Examination Fees can be obtained from the Examinations Officer: email@example.com
Finance Office Timings
Term Fees: A student may not start the academic year unless the first term fee has been paid in full. Payments will be only accepted via aforementioned payment options.
School Reports: as per KHDA regulations, the school reserves the right to withhold any reports until fees have been paid in full.
Final Results: as per KHDA regulations, the school reserves the right to withhold the final results and from issuing a KHDA Transfer Certificate until settlement of all school fees is made.
Tuition Refund Policy
The school follows the KHDA Registration and Refund policy as outlined below:
Notice of student withdrawal and application for a tuition fee refund at the request of the parent/guardian must be made in writing to the School Principal. In the cases of both existing and new students, re-registration and registration deposits will not be refunded if a student does not to return to school for the next academic year or an offered place is not taken up. However, the school may consider a refund of deposits under extenuating circumstances.
I. Student withdrawal prior to the start of the academic year
If a withdrawal notification has been made in writing before the first day of Term 1, tuition fees paid prior to the beginning of the of the academic year are refundable excluding the registration/re-registration deposit.
II. Student withdrawal during the school term.
Fees will be charged for one full month if a student attends school for two weeks or less.
Fees will be charged for two full months if a student attends school for more than two weeks and less than one month.
Fees will be charged for the three full months if a student attends school for more than one month.
For students transferring within Dubai schools, there is a KHDA administration fee of AED 120 for each student. This fee is collected on behalf of the KHDA by the previous school.
Tariff for the following KHDA services, as stipulated by KHDA:
• Request for student Education Continuation Certificate for visa renewal (AED 120)
• Request for student Leaving Certificate for the students who are leaving the school (AED 120)
• Request for attested Report Card (120 AED).
• Issuance of ‘To whom it may concern’ certificate of Good Conduct- (AED 120)
• Request to change student data at the Authority – Student amendment (AED 120)
For any of these services, please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org and submit the applicable payment to our Finance Team using one of the above payment options.