A non-refundable, non-transferable application fee of RMB 3,000 must be paid for each application.
A refundable deposit of RMB 25,000 is payable by each pupil within two weeks of the acceptance offer from Harrow Shanghai. Failure to do so may result in the place being offered to another pupil. This payment will be held by Harrow Shanghai for the duration of the pupil’s time at the School.
The placement deposit is non-interest bearing and shall be refunded in RMB when the pupil leaves Harrow Shanghai. However, the School reserves the right to offset this deposit against part or all of any amount that parents may owe at any time to the School, including but not limited to outstanding tuition fees, exchange loss from foreign currency transfers into an RMB account, charges for academic materials, lunch, transportation and to cover the loss or non-return of school books and equipment, or DHL courier fees. Should the outstanding amount be worth more than RMB 25,000, payment for the difference is required.
Tuition Fees 2019/20
* Prepayment of the full annual 2019/20 school year tuition fees prior to August 2019 will receive a 3% discount（the date of receipt is determined by our bank acknowledgement)
Discounts will be applied for siblings who are educated in the School concurrently as follows:
School Bus Fee
The bus service is optional. The bus fees for sites within 30 kilometers (one-way distance between the school and school bus stop) are as follows:
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Payment can be credited to the school bank account via bank transfer using the following currencies, RMB or USD. Cash payments must be made in RMB. If parents/guardians decide to use a bank transfer, a copy of the bank remittance, together with the pupil’s name and year group, must be submitted to the finance office. When paying by bank transfer in foreign currencies, the received amount will be confirmed upon the fund arrival date. The prevailing exchange rate is the official foreign exchange middle rate published by the Bank of China. Any shortfall in amounts received by the school, for any reason, will be due on demand or carried forward to the next invoice at the school’s discretion.
Charges for late payment may be varied at the School’s discretion but, unless otherwise advised, comprise:
A charge of £250 in equivalent RMB using the official foreign exchange middle rate published by the Bank of China and interest at the rate of 1.5% per month on any overdue balance.
All administration and legal costs in relation to any sums that are unpaid by the due date.
A term’s written notice must be given before a pupil is withdrawn from the School or a term’s tuition fees in lieu of timely notice will be due and payable as a debt at the rate applicable on the date of invoice whether or not the place can be filled. This is to ensure the School has sufficient notice with which to plan fee levels, other resources and the curriculum. Following a timely withdrawal, the School will refund the deposit and any surplus funds as long as no outstanding fees to the School remain.
• Refunds of tuition fees will only be made after the return of the Official Tax Receipt (Fapiao) issued by the School.
• Refund of deposit will only be made after providing approved leaver’s form..
• The Head Master and the School Governors may review withdrawals/refunds on a case-by-case basis at their discretion.