SCHOLARSHIPS

Music and Sports Scholarships

These scholarships are open to full boarders joining in Year 7, Year 9 and Year 12, and also Year 12 Non Boarders.

Successful boarding applicants will be given a £1,000 reduction in the annual fees, and successful Year 12 Non Boarding applicants will receive a £500 annual reduction. Successful applicants will also receive specialist support during their time at the School in their specialist sport or musical instrument.

If you would like to apply for one of these scholarships for your child, please complete the application form and return it, with supporting documents, to the Admissions Office as soon as possible.

An application form can be found HERE. Please see below for details of supporting evidence which must be submitted with an application. 

The deadline for 2021 scholarship appplications is 18th January 2021.

Once your application has been received, your child will be invited to attend an online Assessment Day, which will take place on Wednesday 27th January 2021. 

Music Scholarships 

Scholarships are offered for all orchestral instruments, piano and voice. Other instruments may be considered by discussions with the Director of Music.

Criteria for Application:

  • Grade 3 first study for Year 7 applicants
  • Grade 5 first study for Year 9 and Year 12 applicants 
  • A history of high-level commitment to a school music department
  • A desire to listen, learn and improve as a performer
  • Desirable: Record of solo performances

Supporting evidence to be sent with application:

  • Reference from a member of staff at current school
  • Reference from an outside music teacher
  • Music CV (A Music CV should include: instruments played, including length of time; exam
    results, including practical and theory; honours/awards; list of performances; list of ensemble
    memberships and any other relevant information from the last two years.)

Sports Scholarships 

Applications can be submitted for the following sports:

  • Boys – Rugby, Football, Cricket, Swimming
  • Girls – Netball, Football, Rugby, Cricket, Swimming

We would also consider ‘all-rounders’ with good levels of competence in more than one sport.

Criteria for Application:

  • A high level of performance in an RAA major sport
  • A history of high-level commitment to a school team or individual sport including regular training and performance
  • A desire to listen, learn and improve as a sports performer
  • Desirable: Representative honours

Supporting evidence to be sent with application:

  • Reference from a member of staff at current school
  • Reference from an outside sports coach
  • Sports CV

 

Sixth Form Leadership Scholarships

Sixth Form scholarships are available for applicants who show leadership potential.

Every on-time applicant (applied by 13th November 2020) will be assessed for leadership potential. Those applicants with the highest scores will be offered a scholarship. Interviews will be held from November 2020 to March 2021, and scholarship offers will be made after that date. 

For Full Boarding applicants, the scholarship is £2,000 off the annual boarding charges.  Applicants for the Non Boarding Package receive 100% reduction in charges.  There is no means testing – scholarships are awarded purely on the basis of our assessment of the applicant’s leadership potential.

To apply for a place in the Sixth Form, please complete the Sixth Form application form which can be found here