SCHOLARSHIPS

Sixth Form Leadership Scholarships

Applicants can apply for a Sixth Form Leadership Scholarship until 1st July 2022. 

Successful Year 12 boarding applicants will be given a £2,000 reduction in the annual fees, and successful Year 12 Non Boarding applicants will receive 100% annual reduction in fees.

Should you wish to apply, please email admissions@gatton-park.org.uk with a covering letter briefly detailing why you are applying for a Leadership Scholarship. With your letter, you should include evidence/proof of leadership ability and engagement. This should include one or more of the following documents:

  • Any certificates of achievement (copies). These can be from any field you choose and gained within your secondary school career.
  • Signed statements from coaches, tutors, teachers or senior leaders from subjects or activities in which you have excelled.
  • A personal statement from yourself on why you feel you deserve a Leadership Scholarship and how it may be beneficial to your future plans. This statement can be recorded or written.
  • Any evidence you have of the impact you have made on your school or community. These can be in any format – written or visual.

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

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 2022 applications has now passed. Application deadline for 2023 will be announced in the new academic year. 

Once your application has been received, your child will be invited to attend an Assessment Day, which will take place in January.

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