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Scholarships and Awards

 

Saturday 18th November 2017: Sixth Form (Year 12) Academic Scholarships, Music, Drama and Sports Awards.

Friday 19th January 2018: Lower Fourth (Year 7) Sports Awards.

Saturday 20th January 2018: Lower Fourth (Year 7) Academic Scholarships, Music, Drama and Sports Awards.

Monday 5th February to Friday 9th February 2018: Sixth Form Taster Week - come and experience College life during this special week, just before the Scholarships.

Saturday 10th February 2018: Sixth Form (Year 12) Academic Scholarships, Music, Drama and Sports Awards.

LOWER FOURTH (YEAR 7) ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Lower Fourth Academic Scholarships are offered up to the value of 20% of the tuition fee.  The examination is held in January of the year of entry and consists of papers in English and Mathematics.  No special preparation is required and past papers are not available.  Candidates are also required to attend an interview.  Candidates must be over 11 years of age and under 12 years of age on the 1st September of the year of entry.

Each Scholarship is held from 1st September of the year of entry until the Scholar leaves the College, provided the pupil's work and conduct continue to be of the highest standard.

SIXTH FORM (YEAR 12) ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Sixth Form Academic Scholarships are offered up to the value of 20% of the tuition fee.  The examination is held in the November of the year prior to entry and in the February of the year of entry and consists of papers in English and Mathematics, as well as one other subject chosen by the candidate.  This would normally be a subject which the candidate expects to study at Higher Level in the International Baccalaureate Diploma.  Candidates who choose to be examined in Music, Theatre or Visual Arts may also be required to undergo a practical assessment.  Past papers are not available.  Candidates are also required to attend an interview.  Candidates should normally be under 17 years of age on the 1st September of the year of entry.

Each Scholarship is held from 1st September of the year of entry for two full academic years, provided that the pupil's work and conduct continue to be of the highest standard.

MUSIC, DRAMA AND SPORTS AWARDS

Music, Drama and Sports Awards are available to pupils joining the College in either the Lower Fourth or Lower Sixth and are awarded at the same time as the Academic Scholarships.  The Awards are up to the value of 20% of the tuition fee and those holding a Music Award are also entitled to free tuition in one musical instrument.

MUSIC

Candidates for a Music Award will be invited to an audition.  Candidates must offer at least one instrument, although singing may be offered as an alternative.  Candidates will be expected to play a piece of their own choice and take part in aural tests.  They will also attend an interview.

Each Award is held from 1st September of the year of entry until the pupil leaves the College, provided that the pupil continues to study Music at a high level and makes a significant contribution to the musical life of the School.  The Award holder will be expected to choose Music as one of their IGCSE options.

DRAMA

Candidates for a Drama award will be invited to an audition.  The audition will include the performance of a prepared monologue of their choice as well as group improvisations.  Candidates will also attend an interview.

Each award is held from 1st September of the year of entry until the pupil leaves the College, provided that the pupil continues to make a significant contribution to Drama at the School.  The Award holder will be expected to choose Drama as one of their IGCSE options.

SPORT

Candidates for a Sports Award will be invited to a practical assessment.  They will be expected to demonstrate a high level of proficiency in at least two of the major sports played at the College and they will take part in a number of practical tests.  Candidates will also attend an interview.

Each award is held from 1st September of the year of entry until the pupil leaves the College, provided that the pupil continues to make a significant contribution to the sporting life of the School.  The Award holder will be expected to choose Physical Education as one of their IGCSE options.

If a candidate applies for more than one Scholarship or Award the maximum reduction offered will not exceed 20% of the tuition fee.

Further details will be supplied on application.  An application form for all Academic Scholarships and Music, Drama and Sports Awards is available to download below.

Parents who have financial need may apply for a bursary and this may be held in addition to a Scholarship or Award.  Bursaries are means-tested and reviewed annually. Further details concerning bursaries may be obtained from the Admissions Office.

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