Fee Structure 2020

New Enrolment / Administration Fee (payable on application)

All new applications are to be accompanied by a once off R500 non-refundable Application to Register Fee to cover administration costs.

Entrance Fees

If an application for admission is successful, a letter offering a placement will be made. Acceptance of this offer must be signed and returned within 14 days of the offer of placement being made together with a once-off non-refundable Desk Fee for tuition and a once off non-refundable Bed Fee for the boarding house, if applicable.
In addition, a refundable Non-Resident Fee of R5 000 will be payable in respect of a boarder resident outside of South Africa. This fee will be refunded, without interest, when the Child leaves the School, subject to all fees incurred at the time having been fully paid.
Kindly note that placements will only be ensured on receipt of signed acceptance and proof of payment for the Desk Fee and/or Bed Fee within the 14-day period.

Boarding Fee Options:

1. R44 603.00 per annum includes 4 full days –Monday lunch time to Friday breakfast
2. R300.00 per day (for emergencies, dances and cultural evenings etc) will include 3 meals in the Boarding
Establishment Dining Room – supper, breakfast and lunch)
3. For families living out of town who might like to have their children stay over in the Boarding Establishment two
days weekly to make sport attendance less burdensome.



Supervision in the form of a Waiting Class will be provided for siblings with elder pupils participating in extra mural activities
on Tuesdays and Thursdays only.
*Pre-Primary pupils (Grade 00 00 to Grade 0) will be offered a Full Day Care Facility with lunch included (after school hours),
as a privately run service during term time at an additional charge by a competent Aftercare supervisor.

Desk and Bed Fees (only payable for new scholars at the Academy or for those who have been absent for a year)
Non-Refundable Desk Fee: R5 000 (Grade 0 – Grade 12)
Non-Refundable Bed Fee: R5 000 (Boarders Only)
Non South African Resident Boarders only: Refundable Non-SA Resident Fee: R5 000
Re-Enrolment Fees (payable in January annually for existing scholars at the Academy)
School re-enrolment– R200 (non-refundable)
Hostel re-enrolment – R200 (non-refundable)
Sibling Discount on Boarding Fees
First Child Pays 100%; Second Child pays 70%; Third Child pays 50%
ADDITIONAL CHARGES purchased outright, with prices available from teachers.
Grades 00 – 3: R80 monthly Levy for alternative activities. Invoiced annually @ R880.00
Grades 4 – 7: R200 Book Rental per year. (Excludes Work Books and Study Guides).
Grades 4 – 12: R50 monthly I.T. Levy (for computers and the continual development of I.T.) Invoiced annually @ R550.00
Grades 4 – 12: WBA Custom School Homework Diary R80
Grades 8 – 9: An annual hire fee of R200-00 for text books
Grades 10 – 12: An annual hire fee of R200-00 for general subject text books. For specialist choice subjects, books are to be
purchased outright, with prices available from teachers
Grades 8 – 12: Walton’s Stationery Pack (pre-packed contents stipulated by teachers): Optional.R500 billed to pupil’s account
A pack is issued to each pupil on the first day of the first term
Archery Participants: An annual once of charge of R600 per Archer to cover the cost of NASP membership (R200) usage and
maintenance of the equipment
N.B. All textbooks must be covered within the first week of school. The Responsible Party (parent, guardian etc.) will be charged
the full replacement cost of any books that are not returned or which are returned in an unusable state.
The following charges are included in the school fees and shall not be charged separately:-
Walton’s pre-packed stationery packs (Grades 00 – 7): a pack designed according to the teacher’s requirements and paid for by
the school will be issued to each pupil on the first day of term.
Book Fee: ………………………………………………………………….. for workbooks and/or textbooks other than those covered by rental
Functions Fund:………………………………………………………….. to cover costs of the catering at all functions and sporting events.
Boarding Levy and Laundry:………………………………………… for the improvement of the boarding facilities and weekly laundry.
I.E.B. Examination Fee:…………………………………………………for Grade 12 /Matric pupils only.
In addition to official School activities, the School organises camps, excursions, sports events and other activities, the costs of
which are not covered by school fees; these additional activities also need to be paid for in advance. The Responsible Party
agrees to these costs, and will be advised of them via specific letters on the D6 Parent Communicator and/or general
newsletters, communicating the reason for these activities. The School reserves the right to debit the pupil’s account with these
additional charges. Fee accounts must be up to date before the pupil is allowed to participate in extra cost activities. Fees do not
include uniforms, tours and excursions, other individually required stationery items or extramural activities other than
compulsory sport.
“The Board shall be given “one full term’s written notice” of termination of enrolment of a Child, failing which the full amount of
the following term’s fees shall immediately become due and payable. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE ALLOWED”.
Parents will be held liable for all legal costs pertaining to unpaid school fees and shall be listed with TransUnion Credit Bureau in
the event of non-payment of fees.


Waterberg Academy , First National Bank, Branch Code: 260247, Account Number: 620 438 22445
SWIFT CODE: FIRNZAJJ260247                     Reference: Account Number and Surname (e.g. SCHO1)