Sections 449-462 of the Education Act 1996 set out the law on charging for school activities in schools maintained by local authorities in England.
Amongst other things, we do not charge for:
We do charge for:
For Full details see the charging Policy in the policies section
Occasionally, we ask parents / carers for a voluntary contribution for specific school activities (usually a class trip). No child is excluded from an activity simply because his or her parents / carers are unwilling or unable to pay. If insufficient voluntary contributions are raised to fund an activity, then it would be cancelled. Often, we pay additional costs in order to support the event.