Schedule of Fees for 2021

TuitionIncidentalsTotal Annual Day ScholarBoardingTotal Annual for BoardersMonthly for Day ScholarsMonthly for Boarders
Grade RRRR32 300R4 200R36 500R3 650
Grade RRR38 500R4 200R42 700R4 270
Grade RR38 500R4 200R42 700R4 270
Grade 1R73 000R4 200R77 200R7 720
Grade 2R73 000R4 200R77 200R7 720
Grade 3R97 600R4 200R101 800R10 180
Grade 4R115 700R4 200R119 900R78 700R198 600R11 990R19 860
Grade 5R115 700R4 200R119 900R78 700R198 600R11 990R19 860
Grade 6R115 700R4 200R119 900R78 700R198 600R11 990R19 860
Grade 7R118 000R4 200R122 200R78 700R200 900R12 220R20 090

Incidental Expenses

A charge of R1 050 for incidentals is levied every term to cover the following: stationery allowance, loan of text and exercise books, photocopying, entertainment, routine medical attention, sport and cultural catering, upkeep of the Chapel and routine transport requirements.

Additional Charges

Transport and other costs for special events, tours, etc. will be charged separately.

Lunch is provided at a cost of R1 413 per term or R36 per lunch. Kindly notify the School, at the start of each term, should you wish to provide your son with his own lunch.

An annual premium is charged for compulsory Accident Insurance.  This is R700 (estimated) for Grade RRR, RR and R and R1000 (estimated) for Grades 1 to 7.

A once off linen fee of R365 is charged to new boarders.

A boarding rate of R445 a day will be charged for pupils staying at school for short periods. A daily rate of R260 will be charged for boys who stay overnight for School functions such as play rehearsals.

A voluntary contribution of R525 per family per term is suggested to assist with capital expenditure and special projects. The payment of this amount is treated as a donation to an educational establishment in terms of S18A of the Income Tax Act. Should parents not wish to contribute please notify the School at the start of the year.


Payment of Fees

Sibling discounts are available: Second child – 5% on tuition only. Third child – 10% on tuition only.


* Annually : If the 2021 annual Tuition fees are paid in full by 31st December 2020 a 5% discount is offered.  Queries should be addressed to Kalai Naidoo : debtors@cordwalles.co.za.

** Via Debit Order : Fees are payable monthly over a 10-month period by debit order or alternatively may be paid quarterly IN ADVANCE by debit order.  Failed debit orders carry a charge of R85.

All extra expenses will be charged on a monthly basis and required to be paid on presentation of the account.

Any overdue amounts will be charged interest at the maximum prescribed rate in accordance with the National Credit Act 34 of 2005.

 All accounts are to be settled by the end of October for any given year.

Should your account fall into arrears a letter of demand, giving notice will be sent to you, indicating that you are in breach of the contract and unless satisfactory arrangements for payment of the arrears are made within 14 days, the account will be handed over to the School Attorney’s for collection and exclusion will take place.

A full term’s notice, in writing, or one term’s fees in lieu thereof, is required before withdrawal of a pupil from School and/or the Boarding House.


Should you wish to pursue enrollment for your son, kindly complete the online application form.  The link is www.cordwalles.co.za/admissions/cordwalles-application/

Details regarding the application process and payment of R850 application fee can be found on the link.

Placement (enrolment) Fee

On receipt of the application form, payment of R850 as well as a copy of your son’s Birth Certificate and most recent school report, an interview with the Headmaster including a tour of the school will be arranged for your family. Your son will be required to write an assessment (play date for pre-primary boys) before a place is offered to him.

On confirmation of acceptance, enrolment documents are to be completed by the parents and returned together with the placement fee of R6500 for Grade RRR and Grade RR, R12 000 for Grade R to Grade 7 and R15 000 for boarders, except for parents residing outside South Africa, who pay R25 000. This placement (enrolment) fee will secure your son a place at Cordwalles and is non-refundable if paid and your son does not take up his place.  However, should your son, after entering Cordwalles request to leave, a term’s notice will be required and, upon request, the placement (enrolment) fee will be refunded after deduction of any outstanding disbursements.


School Bank Account

Cordwalles Preparatory School
First National Bank

Liberty Midlands Mall
Branch Code – 25 73 55

Account : 509 308 39558
Swift Code :  FIRNZAJJ

Supplementary Tuition

Fees are charged as per the teacher/coach concerned – music (flute, clarinet, drums, saxophone, piano, etc), sport (tennis, swimming, cricket, rugby) and academic support (remediation, occupational therapy).

This is available to Grade RRR, RR and R at no charge and at a cost of R982 per term or R32 per afternoon for Grade 1 and Grade 2.  Grade 3 boys may attend aftercare at a cost of R473 per term.  Lunch is provided at a cost of R1 413 per term or R30 per lunch. Kindly notify the School, at the start of each term, should you wish to provide your son with his own lunch. The Application Form is available on the school APP.


Cordwalles Schedule of Fees 2021 Letter from the Chairman – 2021 Fees Cordwalles Preparatory School Learner Insurance Information