Fees for the academic year 2017-2018 are set out below.

PRE-PREPARATORY SCHOOL (lunches included)


Full Time £2940 per term
Daily Rate £588 per term (x2, 3, 4 or 5)
Short Day £420 per term (x 2, 3, 4 or 5)
Morning Only £294 per term (x2, 3, 4 or 5)
Reception £2,940 per term
Year 1 £3,055 per term
Year 2 £3,055 per term
Early Birds Flat rate of £2.10 (8.00-8.20am)
Late Club Flat rate of £2.10 per 20 minutes (4.00-5.30pm)

Early Years Funding is available giving up to 30 hours free for qualifying 3 and 4 year olds. We are also registered for tax free childcare. We accept childcare vouchers. (Government conditions for both the above must be satisfied. Any queries please contact the Bursar, sgent@polwhelehouse.co.uk, who will be happy to elaborate.)

PREPARATORY SCHOOL (lunches included)

Years 3-4 Tuition Fee £4,052 per term
Years 5-6 Tuition Fee £4,190 per term
Years 7-8 Tuition Fee £4,540 per term

Tea £0.88

Day Boarding (After School Care) Flat rate charges for the following (available Monday - Thursday):


Option 1 (5.20-6.00pm)    Boarders' prep                                £4.20

Option 2 (5.20-7.00pm)*   Boarders' prep, supper and activity       £14.20

Option 3 (5.20-8.00pm)*   Boarders' prep, supper and activities     £20.50 (Years 6-8 only) 

Occasional Boarding* £47 per night depending on availability

* Parents are asked to book 48 hours in advance for these options.

Flexi-Boarding £555 per night per term (x1, 2, 3 or 4) depending on availability                                 

Occasional and flexi-boarding include tea, boarders' prep, freshly cooked evening meal, activity, second prep/activity, bedtime snack and overnight stay with breakfast.

Learning Support £290 per term for a 30-minute lesson per week.

£411 per term for a 45-minute lesson per week.

£530 per term for a 60-minute lesson per week.

£722 per term for a 90-minute lesson per week.


30 lessons per year; the number per term will vary but the cost will be charged in three equal instalments.

Prep:                                £TBC per 30 minute private lesson

                                      £TBC per 45 minute joint lesson (2-3 children)

Pre-Prep (Years 1 & 2):              £TBC per 30 minute joint lesson (2-3 children)

Pre-Prep (Nursery & Reception): £TBC per 20 minute private lesson

Optional payment facilities are available to parents of all full time pupils over 12 months (June 2017 - May 2018) in twelve equal monthly instalments (tuition/boarding fees only). If you would like to take advantage of the option to spread the payment of fees, please contact the Bursar.