Registration & Fees

Details of the nursery and independent school fees for the next academic year 2018-19 can be found here.



Here you will find the registration form, nursery fees and the school fees.


Please note: due to increased demand we have extended our application deadline to end of November. To arrange a tour, please contact our admissions team.

To apply for a place at the nursery for January 2019, please register before 30 November 2018. Apply online here. Due to limited places, please contact our admissions team for space availability.

September 2019 Nursery Entry

To secure your child’s place at the nursery for our next academic year starting in September 2019. Please register before 31 March 2019.  Apply online here.

Registration fee: £75
Acceptance Deposit: £500


Reception: To apply for a place in Reception for September 2019, complete an online form here, before 30 November 2018


Year 3: To apply for a place in Year 3 for September 2019, complete an online form here, before 30 November 2018

Year 7: To apply for a place in Year 3 for September 2019, complete an online form here, before 28 February 2019

Places may become available in other year groups. Please contact the Admissions team.

Registration fee: £75
Acceptance Deposit: £1000

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

Cumnor House Nursery

Cumnor House Nursery South Croydon is open from 8.00am 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.

In order for your child to benefit from the curriculum on offer, we require all children to attend a minimum of 2 days a week.

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)
Full Time (5 Days)£3,545£1,230
4 Days£3,085£984
3 Days £2,445£738
2 Days£1,660£492

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 School Fees

Pre-Preparatory SchoolFEES PER TERM
Reception, Years 1 & 2£3,715
Preparatory Boys’ School FEES PER TERM
Years 3 to 8 £4,460
Preparatory Girls’ School FEES PER TERM
Years 3 to 6 £4,460

Cumnor House Boys School Fee Plan


Cumnor House Girls School Fee Plan

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.  For 2018/19, it is £3.75 per hour (or part-thereof).  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, starting at 07.30 and is charged at £3.75 per morning.  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.  A discount is available should you choose to pay the whole year in advance by September for any academic year.

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).