Charging for school activities

Guidance to help schools set out their policies on charging for school activities and visits.


Charging for school activities


This is for:

  • local authorities
  • governing bodies
  • school leaders
  • school staff

It applies to all local-authority-maintained schools.

The guidance outlines what schools can charge for including voluntary contributions and reduced charges.

Published 13 November 2008
Last updated 22 October 2014 + show all updates
  1. Updated advice document to provide clarity on how charges should be applied for extended day services for day pupils at state boarding schools.
  2. First published.