Analog Media Fee
BMS charges an annual fee for the provision of analog teaching materials. The proceeds are used to provide students with books/specialist texts, lesson materials and equipment in their classrooms, specialist rooms (music, art, science labs, etc.) and libraries. The analog media fee is payable in October each year.
Digital Media Fee
BMS charges an annual fee for the provision of a digital infrastructure for all students. This includes the availability of and teaching support via smart boards, computers (iMacs, MacBooks, iPads), printers and the relevant network infrastructure. In addition, BMS provides students with various digital materials in the form of educational software (software and apps), access to research, software subscriptions, teaching portals and library software. The digital media fee is payable in February each year.
Lunch money is a contribution towards the cost of providing all students with lunch. It is paid monthly via direct debit in addition to the monthly tuition fees. This contribution towards expenses covers the provision of meals as well as the operating and auxiliary costs, investment and consumption costs associated with providing the meals. In the Early Learning Center, meals are provided in the relevant group rooms and include fruit for breakfast, a warm lunch and an afternoon snack. School meals for Primary and Secondary School students are provided in the school’s own cafeteria and include a warm lunch with a choice of between two and three dishes, a salad bar and an unlimited selection of fruit from the fruit buffet.
Class Trips and External Examinations
The fees associated with class trips and external IGCSE and IBDP exams are not covered by the school fees. Parents are notified of any such costs and invoiced separately. Exam fees are charged by the respective authorities (International Baccalaureate Organisation and the Cambridge Exam Centre) and passed on directly to the parents. Class trips are invoiced separately as an all-inclusive, one-time fee.