For a few days now, Brookhouse has been trending on Social media and you’ve probably been wondering why.
Someone got hold of the fee structure for the Langata based international school, and lets just say the zeros are astounding.
This is what the school, associated with Kenyatta family charges.
FEES PER TERM IN KENYAN SHILLINGS Class Tuition Only Boarding & Tuition Early Years 175,000 n/a Year 1 215,000 n/a Year’s 2 – 5 375,000 675,000 Year’s 6 – 8 410,000 710,000 Year’s 9 – 11 450,000 750,000 Year’s 12 – 13 465,000 765,000 BTEC courses 200,000 500,000
These fees are payable at the commencement of each term (September, January and April) in Kenyan Shillings or US Dollars.The academic year for the School is split into three terms and runs September – July.
Term One (September – December) Term Two (January – March) Term Three (April – July)
EARLY YEARS FEES BREAKDOWN :
FEES PER TERM IN KENYAN SHILLINGS Class Approx. Age Time
Pre-School 2-4 years Full time 175,000 (inclusive of lunch) Pre-School 2-4 years 5 mornings 140,000 (inclusive of lunch) 4 mornings 105,000 (inclusive of lunch) 3 mornings 90,000 (inclusive of lunch) Full day 35,000 per day (inclusive of lunch) Reception Class 4-5 years Full time 175,000 (inclusive of lunch) Year 1 5-6 years Full time 215,000 (inclusive of lunch)
These fees are payable at the commencement of each term (September, January and April) in Kenyan Shillings or US Dollars.
The tuition cost includes all textbooks and some stationery. The student is expected to provide some items of equipment as listed in the handbook for parents and students.
Registration fee (non refundable) Kshs. 30,000 (once only) Registration fee – Early Years only(non refundable) Kshs. 15,000 Caution Money for day students Kshs. 100,000 (once only) Caution Money for day students – Early Years only Kshs. 50,000 (once only) Caution Money for boarding students Kshs. 200,000 (once only) Caution Money for IFY students (refundable only upon progression to an NCUK university) Kshs. 50,000 (once only) Transport (if required) Kshs. 40,000 per term Transport (door to door, if required) Kshs. 45,000 per term Individual Music Lessons (instrumental or vocal) Kshs. 12,000 per term – payable DIRECT to the peripatetic music teachers Music Instrument Hire (payable to Brookhouse Schools) Kshs. 7,000 per term Yearbook Fee (annual) Kshs. 1,600 per year Kenya pupil pass and re-entry pass (non-Kenyans) Kshs. 13,000 AAR Medical Cover for boarding students (optional) Kshs. 48,000 per year* * subject to adjustment by the medical insurance provider
In some subjects residential field courses are offered. There will be a nominal additional cost for these only to cover the cost of transport, food and accommodation. For example, a class field trip may costs about Kshs. 3,500 per night for two nights. Other additional activities and clubs are offered at a small extra cost. Some activities or clubs require a nominal weekly or termly payment; such activities are optional.
Now, pretend you saw nothing and get back to securing your retirement with Mbao pension plan.