The Hammond's Fees for 2020 - 2021

Our fees cover general academic books, stationery and fees for academic examinations and personal accident insurance. Lunches are included for Lower School students.

Audition and Entrance Examination Fees

Lower School and Senior Dance Auditions     £45

Entrance Examination Fee (Theatre Arts)        £45

Registration Fee

A non-refundable £160 registration fee is payable when you register your child for a place at The Hammond. (The registration fee is not applicable for the Diploma courses).

Lower School (11- 16 years)

Education                                                                      £3,927 per term

Education and Theatre Arts Training                          £4,641 per term

Education and Dance Training                                    £6,375 per term  

Boarding - additional charge                                       £3,009 per term


Post 16

Theatre Arts Advanced                                                 £4,412 per term

Trinity Diploma in Professional Dance                         £6,171 per term

Trinity Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre         £6,171 per term

Refundable Deposit

This deposit is included in your child’s first term's account but is not counted against your school fees. It is refunded when your child leaves the school.

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The Hammond is a member of both the Music and Dance Scheme (MDS) and the Dance and Drama Award Scheme (DaDA). The MDS Awards are available for Lower School Dance, whereas the DaDAs are available to Professional Diploma students. Click the following links to find out more or use the calculator below to see how much help you could get with course fees.


The Music and Dance Scheme (MDS) is a remarkable and much admired part of the UK's education and training system. It is the Government's main vehicle for supporting exceptionally talented young musicians and dancers regardless of their background and financial circumstances. This funding is available to

Dance  (11 - 16) students only.


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 The Dance and Drama Awards (DaDAs) offer annual scholarships to exceptionally talented performing arts students studying at some of the country’s leading providers of professional vocational training in dance, drama and musical theatre. This funding is available to Professional Diploma students only.


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The Funding Calculator below offers you an indication of what you might need to pay if you receive a place at The Hammond funded by the Music and Dance Scheme or the Dance and Drama Award Scheme. This calculator is designed to give only an estimate of the level of fees you may expect to pay dependent on the household income that you enter. If you have any further questions or would like clarification of any Funding information, please book an appointment with the Finance Team using the form below.

Please be aware that only students on our Lower School Dance course are eligible for MDS funding, and only students on our Professional Trinity Diploma courses are eligible for DaDA funding.

*Figures are based on 2020-2021 fees and are subject to change annually



The Hammond provides world-class vocational training in the disciplines of dance, drama, music and musical theatre alongside an excellent and enriching academic curriculum to young people aged 11 - 18+. The rich cultural tradition at The Hammond supports the dynamic, academic and creative mix of the school, and all pupils benefit from the interests and talents of their peers and gives young people a chance to develop a freedom of expression, self-discipline and a life-long love of learning. 

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