The Numbers: Battle Abbey School

The figures behind the independent day and boarding school in East Sussex providing education for pupils aged two to 18

£4.02m: The charity's income for the year ending August 2009, compared with £3.76m in the previous year. Of this total income, £3.75m came from school fees

£2.2m: The school's reserves at year-end. These were principally made up of fixed assets owned by the school. The school said it had spent reserves in recent years on new building work, but was intending to rebuild liquid reserves to one term's operating costs, currently about £1.3m

£80k: No employee was paid more than this

£376k: The amount granted by the school in bursaries during the financial year to August 2009, representing 9 per cent of gross fee income

467: The number of pupils at the school, according to the most recent figures. The school charges a range of fees, including up to £7,730 a term for boarding pupils.

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