"Fees is Over N60m": Man Shares info About Charterhouse School in UK Which Built New Branch in Lekki

"Fees is Over N60m": Man Shares info About Charterhouse School in UK Which Built New Branch in Lekki

  • A Nigerian man based in the UK has said Charterhouse School is not for everyone but for those who can afford it
  • The man, Dipo Awojide, noted that Charterhouse in the UK has been around for over 400 years and charges £47,535 (N63.2 million) yearly
  • Charterhouse, founded in 1611 by Thomas Suton, now has a branch in Lekki, Lagos, and it charges N42 million as fees

A Nigerian man said Charterhouse school is for the high and mighty who can afford to send their children there.

The man, Dipo Awojide, said the school is known to be expensive, insisting that Chatterhouse UK charges £47,535 (N63.2 million) yearly.

Chaterhouse School UK Nigerian branch school fees.
Dipo said Charterhouse is not for everyone. Photo credit: X/Ogbeni Dipo and Charterhouse.
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Dipo said Charterhouse has been around for over 400 years, indicating that it is a prestigious institution which has trained many prominent people in the UK.

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Charterhouse now has a branch in Lekki, Lagos, where it charges N42 million as annual fees for primary pupils.

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Some Nigerians reacted by saying the school was too expensive, but Dipo had a different opinion as he gave reasons for the high fees.

He wrote on X:

"Charterhouse UK charges £47,535 per year - that is over N60 million. Eton and other top prestigious independent schools charge over £50,000 per annum. These schools have been around. My cousins went to Stonyhurst. Fees are currently £42,000 per year! Charterhouse is over 400 years old, and Eton is over 500 years old, and these institutions have trained UK's Royals, Prime Ministers and other leading professionals in their chosen careers."

Checks on the Charterhouse website confirm Dipo's views about the school fees.

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Details on the Charterhouse UK website show that it charges £47,535 (N63.2 million) per year as boarding fees while it takes £38,367 (N51 million) per year for day students.

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The website of Charterhouse Lagos indicates that the school has a rich history dating back to 1611. This means the school is new only in Nigeria, but has existed in the UK for hundreds of years.

The school was founded in 1611 by Thomas Sutton. Construction on the Lagos branch began in 2022, and the primary section is due to start in September 2024.

According to the school's website, junior and senior secondary school at Charterhouse Lagos will start in 2025 and 2027, respectively.

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