Back To School

For more details on how we are preparing for a safe return to school this September, read our Back to School Guide.

Registration & Fees

Details of the nursery and independent school fees for the next academic year 2019-20 can be found here.

Registration & Fees

Details of the nursery and independent school fees for the next academic year 2019-20 can be found here.

We are delighted that you are considering applying for a place for your son/ daughter. Please kindly find below some guidance for admissions:




Places may become available in other year groups. Please contact the Admissions team if you would like information on admissions in other year groups.

Please find below fee information for the main schools and the nurseries.

Pre-Preparatory SchoolFEES PER TERM
Reception, Years 1 & 2£3,880
Preparatory Boys’ School FEES PER TERM
Years 3 to 8 £4,655
Preparatory Girls’ School FEES PER TERM
Years 3 to 6 £4,655

International fees

We regularly welcome international students from a variety of countries to join our school community. Their families choose Cumnor House because of our commitment to academic excellence, character development, global perspectives and British values, as well as our excellent exam results, senior school destinations and strong focus on wellbeing.

All international tuition fees are inclusive of lunch with vegetarian and regular international options.

International fees 2020/21*

* An international student is a person who is not an EEA or Swiss national and has limited leave to remain in the UK. This includes dependents on tier 1 (entrepreneur), tier 2 (general work), tier 4 (student), diplomatic and military visas, as well as those whom we sponsor on tier 4 (child) student visas. Please note these examples are not exhaustive.

Sponsored international students – tier 4 (child) student visas

Cumnor House  is part of the Cognita family of schools. Cognita Schools Ltd holds a licence to sponsor international students on tier 4 (child) student visas. Cognita’s international team will support you every step of the way through the visa process. Please note families will need to pay a deposit of one term’s fees before Cognita are able to begin the tier 4 visa sponsorship process. We also require the full year’s international fees to be settled before enrolling at school.

Year Group Nursery N/Pre-PrepReception Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6Year 7Year 8
£4300 £4300£4300£4300£4300£5200£5200£5200£5200£5200£5200

Registration fee: £75
Acceptance Deposit: £500

NB. Children moving from CHS Nursery in to the Main School will be required to pay the remaining £500 deposit balance prior to enrolment.

What is Included in the Fees

A wide range of trips and some extra-curricular clubs and activities and a daily hot lunch is included in the above fees.

Wraparound Care

After School Club is available at both schools at an extra charge.  It runs from the end of the school day (varies by school year) through to 6.00pm.  Children can attend After School Club at either the Boys’ or Girls’ School, whichever is more convenient.

Breakfast Club is also available at both schools at an extra charge, starting at 07.30am.  Children can attend Breakfast Club at either the Boys’ or Girls’ School, whichever is more convenient.

There is a shuttle bus provided (free of charge) to take pupils between sites before and after school.

Terms and Conditions

Fees are payable at the beginning of the term.

Please note: One term’s notice is required before the removal of a child, or in the case of year-round nursery place, the notice period is 3 months.  A term’s fees will be payable in lieu of notice.

As far as possible, fees are held for at least a year and a full term’s notice of all increases is given (usually in April).



September 2020 Nursery Entry

To secure your child’s place at the nursery for our next academic year starting in September 2020.  Apply online here.


Registration fee: £75
Acceptance Deposit: £500


Cumnor House Nursery South Croydon is open from 7.30am to 6.00pm for 51 weeks of the year.

Cumnor House Nursery Purley is open from 8.00am to 3.00pm term time only, in line with Cumnor House School term dates.


Please Note: Our pre-school rooms in both Purley and South Croydon are now FULL for the 2019-20 academic year, we are accepting applications for our pre-school rooms for the 2020-21 academic year. Please apply early to secure your place.

We do have availability in our 2-3 year old rooms. Please contact admissions for current available days.

Purley: Term-time only
Hours 8.00am to 3.00pm
FEES (per term)
South Croydon: Year-round
Hours 8.00am to 6.00pm
FEES (per month)
7.30am start available at additional cost.
Full Time (5 Days)£3,780£1,310
4 Days£3,290£1,048
3 Days £2,610£786

Early Years Funding

The 15 hours Universal Early Years Funding is available to all children from the term after their third birthday up until the term in which they turn 5 years old. Please note that we do not accept the 2 year old or extended 30 hours funding.

We offer the funding to Cumnor House Nursery pupils in 3 hour funded sessions per day (8am-11am) with the maximum claim of 15 hours per week.

In order to receive the funding, each academic year, you must return the funding form along with the supporting documentation (proof of your address and a copy of your child’s birth certificate). Click here to access the EYF Form 18-19.

What is Included in the Fees

Lunch and snacks are included.  A tea-time snack is offered to children staying beyond 3pm, either in the tea-time club or as part of the year-round provision.

Nappies, where applicable, are also included in the fees.

Tea-time club

Tea-time club is available for Nursery children on term time only provision, covering the hours 3.00pm to 6.00pm subject to availability. There is an additional charge for the teatime club, which will be added to your termly invoice. Meals are included in the fees.

Cumnor House Nursery is the start of the Cumnor journey for most children and there are very close links with the schools to ensure a natural transition to school life.

Cumnor House Boys School Fee Plan


Cumnor House Girls School Fee Plan

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