Introducing Music and Sports Scholarships

The Royal Alexandra and Albert School is pleased to announce the introduction of Sports and Music Scholarships from 2020.

Exciting developments and enhancements in the School’s Music and Sport departments have propelled the School to launch new Music and Sports Scholarships for talented musicians and pupils with outstanding sporting ability.

The School recently appointment five specialist Heads of Sport to oversee the growth of the School’s pupils who excel in sport and the development of the School’s five main sports: netball, swimming, cricket, football and rugby.

Fantastic developments have also taken place in the School’s Music department. This year, the Royal Alexandra and Albert School will be the first state school in England to become an All Steinway School. The School’s current piano stock will be replaced with instruments from Steinway & Sons, and music scholars will receive tuition exclusively on Steinway pianos. Pupils will have access to the highest quality tuition as well as packed diary of performances, concerts, musicals, and music tours.

The introduction of the new Sports and Music Scholarships will see the most talented applicants given further opportunities to develop as sports or music specialists whilst they are pupils at the School.

Scholarships will be open to internal and external boarders going into Year 7, Year 9 and Year 12, as well as Year 12 Non Boarders, in 2020. In addition to a reduction in the annual fees, successful applicants will also benefit from mentoring, masterclasses, additional qualifications and support in their area of expertise.

The deadline for Year 7 and Year 9 scholarship applications is 20th January 2020, and the deadline for Year 12 is 6th March 2020.

Applicants will be invited to attend an Assessment Day following receipt of their application. The Assessment Day for Year 7 and Year 9 will be in Monday 27th January, and for Year 12 is Friday 13th March.

Further information and a scholarship form can be found on the school website:

10 January 2020

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