Scholarships and Fee Assistance

Scholarships 

Each year we are proud to award a limited number of Academic and Music scholarships to pupils who are capable of extremely high levels of achievement and who we believe will make a significant contribution to the life of the School.  

Awards may vary dependent on an applicant’s performance in the entrance examinations and scholarship interviews/auditions for entry into Years 7. 

In addition, honorary scholarships which recognise achievement and potential in Music, Sport or Academics may be awarded at the end of Year 7, 9 or upon entry into the Sixth Form.   

Assisted Places 

The Church Schools Foundation Assisted Places were introduced when the government decided to withdraw their own scheme in 1998. Assisted Places are awarded on the basis of both academic ability and financial need. The value of the award is calculated on a sliding scale that takes into account the financial position of both parents' income and assets. The maximum award is to the value of 85% of fees. Assisted places may only be awarded to a child entering the school in Year 7, Year 9 or into the Sixth Form and are reviewed annually. 

Applications may be obtained from the Registrar

Sibling Discounts 

It is the policy of the United Church Schools Trust that a 5% discount will be given to the first sibling. A 10% discount will be given to the second and subsequent siblings who are enrolled in the school at the same time. 

Applied where full fees are paid only. 

Emergency Bursaries 

Occasionally, parents are unable to continue paying the full fees once their child has started at the school because of unemployment or other circumstances. It may be possible to provide a bursary or other short term support in order for the child to complete that stage of education. Normally, such assistance is provided to those pupils who are preparing for public examinations.