Financial Terms 2024 - 2025

BSS Kindergarten

Payment Type Enrollment Fee Annual Payment Two Payments Three Payments
Payment Deadlines 31.05.2024 31.05.2024
31.01.2025
31.05.2024
30.11.2024
29.02.2025
Nursery € 600 € 8 600 2 x € 4 500 3 x € 3 200
Reception € 600 € 9 200 2 x € 4 800 3 x € 3 400

BSS School

Payment Type Enrollment Fee Annual Payment Two Payments Three Payments
Payment Deadlines 31.05.2024 31.05.2024
31.01.2025
31.05.2024
30.11.2024
29.02.2025
Grade 1 & 2 € 1 000 € 11 200 2 x € 5 900 3 x € 4 100
Grade 3 - 6 € 1 000 € 12 000 2 x € 6 400 3 x € 4 500
Grade 7 - 9 € 1 000 € 12 900 2 x € 6 800 3 x € 4 800
IGCSE Year 1 & Year 2 € 1 000 € 14 000 2 x € 7 400 3 x € 5 200

School Meals

Payment Type Annual Payment Two Payments Three Payments
Payment Deadlines 31.05.2024 31.05.2024
31.01.2025
31.05.2024
31.11.2024
28.02.2025
Kindergarten € 1 400 € 740 € 520
School & College € 1 520 € 800 € 560

Meals are paid in one, two or three installments (no daily based rates are applied) under the same deadlines as the school fees.

Once a meal is requested and the meal is paid, no reimbursement of meal fees will be made.

In Kindergarten there are meals 3 times a day. In School, there are meals 2 times a day.

The monthly menu of the respective stage you may find here.

Transport

Payment Type Annual Payment Two Payments Three Payments
Payment Deadlines 31.05.2024 31.05.2024
31.01.2025
31.05.2024
31.11.2024
28.02.2025
Zone 1
Two-way € 2 200 € 1 150 € 800
One-way € 1 300 € 680 € 480

The School offers home-school-home transportation service. The service covers Plovdiv-town, Markovo and villages nearby. No discounts are applied. The transportation fees are given in the table above.

 

School Fees

School fees are quoted in Euro for an academic year (10 months).The fees for the upcoming school year are published in February of the current one.

Enrollment Fee

The ENROLMENT FEE applies for new students only. It is a one-off payment; no discount and refund are applicable on the enrolment fee. It aims to confirm the student’s place at the school.

Full Year Enrolment

Enrolment of a student is for a full school year. The tuition is payable either on a whole year basis (annual fee) or in 2 or 3 instalments as per the table above.

The deadlines for payment depending on the option chosen are as stated below:

  • Full Year payment – 31 May 2024;
  • Two Termly payments – 31 May 2024 and 31 January 2025;
  • Three payments – 31 May 2024, 31 November 2024 and 28 February 2025

Refunds

No refund is payable if:

  • The School receives cancellation for a student less than seven (7) days before the school year / semester commencement date.
  • A student withdraws or cancels their enrolment any time after their academic year/semester commencement date.
  • The terms and conditions of the enrolment agreement entered into by the student and the School are breached, including any breach of a School policy.
  • The student’s enrolment is cancelled by the School, including cancellation caused by student misconduct or if the student is disenrolled for unsatisfactory academic progress.
  • In any of the above cases, the School may choose to grant a refund if there are exceptional circumstances.

Entry of a Student during the school year

Tuition fees for mid-year enrolment are pro-rata, based on the total number of school weeks remaining in the academic year (excluding holidays).

Failure to pay school fees

  • Failure to make payments within the set deadlines will result in the suspension of the student;
  • In case payment is delayed for more than 1 week the School may not be in a position to offer a place;
  • No documents, certificates or reports will be issued unless the outstanding amounts are paid;
  • Students will be permitted to attend the school only on receipt of application and payment tuition fees;

Discounts of tuition fees

Family discount is applied to a second, third and subsequent child enrolled at the British School of Sofia.

A discount of 5% applies for a second child and 8% for a third or subsequent child of one family.

Resources fee

The Resources fee is included in the tuition fee and covers access to electronic learning materials, and other education-related costs resulting from compulsory curriculums. 

Examination fees

External examinations stated below:

  • Cambridge Primary Checkpoint (Grade 6);
  • Cambridge Lower Secondary Checkpoint (Grade 8);
  • IGCSE (Grade 10);
  • IB Diploma Programme (Grade 12);

are subject of an additional cost based on the rates of the respective examination board.

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