2022 Fee Structure

UNION HIGH SCHOOL
School fees R 5 730 per term (in advance)
School fees R 22 920 per year
School fees R 2 292 per month – 10 Months (February to November)
School fees – grade 12’s R 7 640 per term – payable for the first three terms (in advance)
School fees – grade 12’s R 2 547 per month – 9 Months (February to October)
Tablet Registration & purchase of E-Books See letter regarding tablet technology
Piano lessons R 3 200 per year (payable annually or termly in advance)
Tablet registration fee and e-book purchases to be paid in cash at the beginning of the year.
UNION PREPARATORY SCHOOL
School fees R 4 690 per term (in advance)
School fees R 18 760 per year
School fees R 1 876 per month – 10 Months (February to November)
Aftercare R 950 per month (in advance)
Piano lessons R 2 600 per year (payable annually or termly in advance)
Upon application to both schools, 1st term fees will be due and will be set off against your school fee account, if your application is successful.
UNION HOSTELS
Weekly boarders
Boarding fee R 9 100 per term (in advance)
Boarding fee R 36 400 per year
Boarding fee – grade 12’s R 12 133 per term – payable for the first three terms (in advance)
Full term boarders
Boarding fee R 11 700 per term (in advance)
Boarding fee R 46 800 per year
Boarding fee – grade 12’s R 15 600 per term – payable for the first three terms (in advance)
PAYMENT OF FEES
Annual school, hostel and music fees will be charged on the 1st of February every year and are payable in advance at the beginning of the year before 28 February. Other payment options – school fees:  at the beginning of every term or in 10 equal instalments from February to November.  Grade 12 school fees are payable in advance over the first 3 terms or 9 equal instalments from February to October. Any account not complying with this will be handed over for the annual amount outstanding.  Boarders:  school and hostel fees are always payable in advance at the beginning of every term or your child will not be permitted to enter the hostel.  Grade 12 school & hostel fees are payable in advance over the first 3 terms.
ANNUAL DISCOUNT
A 5% discount applies to school and hostel fees paid annually in advance, if paid by 28 February 2022.
METHODS OF PAYMENT
For security reasons, fees must be paid by electronic transfer or direct deposit. No receipting of fees will be done at the schools.
BANK DETAILS
Standard Bank, Graaff-Reinet
Account number:  082 528 330      Branch code: 050 116
Reference: Union account number (top right-hand corner of statement from school) or child’s name and surname
Please send proof of payment to e-mail uhsdebtors@unionschools.co.za
DEBIT ORDER PAYMENTS
School fees may be paid  by debit order, in 10 equal instalments from February to November or 9 equal instalments from February to October for Grade 12’s.  Please contact the Debtors Clerk if you wish to make use of this option.
 If a debit order is returned unpaid ONCE, the debit order will be cancelled and annual fees will have to be paid immediately in full and the debit order will not be reinstated.
EXEMPTIONS – SECTION 21 SCHOOLS
The total, partial or conditional exemption of parents, who are unable to pay compulsory school fees, will be determined in accordance with the criteria set out in The Exemption of Parents from School Fees Regulations (as amended in Government Gazette 39392 of 17 November 2006).
A parent who wishes to be exempted from the payment of school fees for a child, shall apply annually in writing by completing the relevant forms provided by the school and returning the forms to the school within 7 working days of receiving the forms.  Exemptions must be handed in no later than the end of Term 1.
The parent shall attend an interview with the school Principal or a member of the Governing Body.
Application forms are available for collection from the Debtors Clerk.