Schedule of Fees

Application and Enrolment Fees*

Application Fee (to be paid with enrolment application)


Enrolment Fee (to be paid upon acceptance of offer)
- for entry in Prep to Year 10
- for entry in Year 11 or 12


Enrolment Fee for Prep students who do
not intend to continue at Meriden the following year


*Application and Enrolment Fees are non-refundable


Tuition Fees 2018

The school year is divided into four terms.
Fees are payable in advance of each term.

Prep School

Per term

Per annum

5 day program



4 day program



3 day program




Junior School

Per term

Per annum




Year 1 and Year 2



Year 3 and Year 4



Year 5 and Year 6




Senior School

Per term

Per annum

Year 7



Year 8 and Year 9



Year 10



Year 11



Year 12 (3 terms only)




Other Fees


Per annum

Capital Fee per family


Voluntary Building Fund contribution per family (tax deductible)


Prep School


Resources Fee 


Junior School


Kindergarten - Resources and Information Technology Fee*


Year 1 - Resources and Information Technology Fee*


Year 2 - Resources and Information Technology Fee*


Year 3 - Resources and Information Technology Fee* 


Year 4 - Resources and Information Technology Fee*


Year 5 - Resources and Information Technology Fee*


Year 6 - Resources and Information Technology Fee*


Senior School


Years 7 - 12 Resources Fee


Information Technology Fee




*Resources and Information Technology Fee for Kindergarten - Year 6 also covers the cost of incursions and excursions, Camp programs (where applicable), Music programs (Years 3 and 5), software licences and Parents' and Friends' Association contribution.

Payment Options

  • BPAY - Biller code: 76703, Ref No: as shown on your fees notice.
  • Online - click here to use our secure payment system.
  • Credit card - Telephone the Meriden Business Office on (61 2) 9752 9414 between 8am and 4.30pm, Monday - Friday.
  • Cheque - payable to Meriden School. Mail to:
    Meriden Business Office, PO Box 78, Strathfield NSW 2135.
  • In person - visit Meriden Business Office between 8am and 4.30pm,
    Monday - Friday, during Term time.

Notes to Fee Schedule

Enrolment Fee

Any place reserved for a student may be offered to another applicant if the enrolment fee is not paid by the date stipulated.

Payment of Tuition Fees

Fees may be paid by BPay, cheque or credit card. A charge applies to credit card payments. Fees are payable in accordance with the date displayed on the fees notice. An administration fee of $95 is charged on overdue accounts.

Advance Payment

The option to pay fees in advance is available to parents. This currently attracts a 3% discount for tuition fees paid 12 months in advance. Please enquire at the Business Office.

Voluntary Building Fund

The School has a Building Fund to which parents and guardians are encouraged to contribute $150 per term per family. This contribution is fully tax deductible and receipts are issued.This money is used for major building works.

Capital Fee

This money is used for maintenance and other minor building works.


While sisters are currently attending Meriden, a reduction of 10% of tuition fees will be made for a second child and 20% for every subsequent child. There are special reductions for children of clergy. Fees on application.

Text Books and eTexts

Any text books or eTexts purchased by the School on behalf of students are charged to their account.

Notice of Withdrawal

A full term’s written notice of the withdrawal of a student from Meriden is required in writing to the Principal, or a full term’s fees will be payable. The same applies to withdrawal from a cocurricular activity.