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The School Fees Charitable Trust

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The aim of the Trust is to assist those parents who, having selected private education for their child with reasonable expectations of being able to meet the considerable costs from their own resources, are unable to pay the fees as a result of genuine hardship, arising from an unforeseen change of circumstances.


Grants are made at the sole discretion of the Trustees.

Reedham Children's Trust

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Reedham Children's Trust helps transform the lives of the most vulnerable children, we do this by providing the support and assistance they need to attend a boarding school.

Thornton Smith & Plevins Young People's Trust

We provide financial assistance to Sixth Form students in independent education whose families no longer have the sufficient means to pay the required fees.

Buttle UK

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The Rev. Frank Buttle founded Buttle UK over 60 years ago. An adoption pioneer in the early 20th century, Frank also wanted to help educate the children of poor, single parent families. Buttle UK gives grants to help with fees at independent or state boarding schools for children and young people who have a boarding need. Buttle UK does not fund day fees.

Wispers Trust

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The Wispers Trust was formed following the closure of Wispers Girls School, Haslemere in 2008. It exists in order to provide financial assistance (e.g. contributions toward school fees, boarding fees, etc) to deserving pupils in Year 11 (GCSE) and Year 13(A2), whose parents or guardians are experiencing unforeseen financial difficulties, for instance reduced family income arising from bereavement or loss of employment.


Preference is given to applicants living in Greater London, Surrey, Hampshire and Sussex.


Application forms are available via the Trust's website www.wisperstrust.btck.co.uk.

"Please pass on my very grateful thanks to the Trustees for the support given to my daughter. I am delighted to be able to tell you she gained A* A A for her A levels. She will be taking up her place at Cambridge to read Theology in 2015."

The parent of a child who was supported by Reedham Children's Trust

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