Fees for the 2017/18 Academic Year

Pre-Preparatory School (lunches included)
Full Time £2,940 per term
Daily Rate £588 per term (x 2, 3, 4 or 5)
Short Day

£420 per term (x 2, 3, 4 or 5)

Morning Only £294 per term (x 2, 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 to Thursday):

Option 1 (5.20-6.00pm)
Boarders’ prep
Option 2 (5.20-7.00pm)*
Boarders’ prep, supper and activity
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 48hrs in advance for these options.


£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 Fees

£290 per term for a half hour lesson per week. 45 Minutes £411 per term; 1 hour £530 per term; 1 hour 30 mins £722 per term.


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

Prep £TBC per 30 minute private lesson
Prep £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.