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 Pre-Kindergarten to Year 10
- for entry in Year 11 or 12


Enrolment Fee for Pre-Kindergarten 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.


Per term

Per annum

5 day program



4 day program



3 day program



* Tuition fees for Pre-Kindergarten include the costs associated with specialist teachers in Languages, Music, Library and Sport.

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)



teachers in Languages, Music, Library and Sport.

Other Fees


Per annum

Capital Fee per family


Voluntary Building Fund contribution per family (tax deductible)




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 Business Services Office on (61 2) 9752 9414 between 8am and 4.30pm, Monday - Friday.
  • Cheque - payable to Meriden School. Mail to:
    Meriden Business Services Office, PO Box 78, Strathfield NSW 2135.
  • In person - visit the Business Services 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. Please enquire at the Business Services Office or email

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.

Notice of Withdrawal

If parents wish to withdraw the student from the School, or from any additional activity the student is undertaking, the parents must provide the Principal with one full term's written notice. If such notice is not provided, the parents must pay to the School the school fees for the total term or activity as per the School's fee schedule at that time.