Financial Terms 2022-2023

BSS Kindergarten

Payment Type Enrollment Fee Annual Payment Two Payments Three Payments
Payment Deadlines 31.05.2022 31.05.2022
31.01.2023
31.05.2022
31.11.2022
28.02.2023
Nursery € 600 € 7 790 2 x € 4 099 3 x € 2 886
Reception € 600 € 8 360 2 x € 4 400 3 x € 3 099

BSS School

Payment Type Enrollment Fee Annual Payment Two Payments Three Payments
Payment Deadlines 31.05.2022 31.05.2022
31.01.2023
31.05.2022
31.11.2022
28.02.2023
Grade 1 & 2 € 1 000 € 10 080 2 x € 5 320 3 x € 3 730
Grade 3 - 6 € 1 000 € 11 080 2 x € 5 850 3 x € 4 099
Grade 7 & 8 € 1 000 € 11 880 2 x € 6 266 3 x € 4 396
IGCSE Grade 9 & 10 € 1 000 € 12 830 2 x € 6 780 3 x € 4 750

BSS College

Payment Type Enrollment Fee Annual Payment Two Payments Three Payments
Payment Deadlines 31.05.2022 31.05.2022
31.01.2023
31.05.2022
31.11.2022
28.02.2023
IB Diploma Programme Year 1 € 1000 € 13 690 2 x € 7 230 3 x € 5 070
IB Diploma Programme Year 2 € 1000 € 13 690 2 x € 7 230 3 x € 5 070

School Meals

Payment Type Annual Payment Two Payments Three Payments
Payment Deadlines 31.05.2022 31.05.2022
31.01.2023
31.05.2022
31.11.2022
28.02.2023
Kindergarten 1960 BGN ~ 1000 EUR 1040 BGN ~ 530 EUR 725 BGN ~ 370 EUR
School & College 2160 BGN ~ 1100 EUR 1140 BGN ~ 580 EUR 785 BGN ~ 400 EUR

Meals are paid in one, two or three instalments (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.

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

Transport

Payment Type Annual Payment Two Payments Three Payments
Payment Deadlines 31.05.2022 31.05.2022
31.01.2023
31.05.2022
31.11.2022
28.02.2023
Zone 1
Two-way 2590 BGN ~ 1320 EUR 1360 BGN ~ 695 EUR 950 BGN ~ 485 EUR
One-way 1550 BGN ~ 790 EUR 815 BGN ~ 415 EUR 570 BGN ~ 290 EUR
Zone 2
Two-way 3450 BGN ~ 1760 EUR 1810 BGN ~ 925 EUR 1265 BGN ~ 645 EUR
One-way 2080 BGN ~ 1060 EUR 1090 BGN ~ 560 EUR 760 BGN ~ 390 EUR
Zone 3
Two-way 4315 BGN ~ 2200 EUR 2265 BGN ~ 1155 EUR 1580 BGN ~ 810 EUR
One-way 2450 BGN ~ 1250 EUR 1290 BGN ~ 660 EUR 890 BGN ~ 460 EUR

The School offers home-school-home transportation service. The service covers Sofia-town area. No discounts are applied. The transportation fees are given in the table above.

More info about Zone 1, Zone 2 and Zone 3 you may find here.

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 2022;
  • Two Termly payments – 31 May 2022 and 31 January 2023;
  • Three payments – 31 May 2022, 31 November 2023 and 28th February 2023;

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 10% 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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