Scholarships are awarded on merit, irrespective of financial means, as measured by the pupil’s results in the Entrance Examination. They can also reflect other talents whether in drama, music or sport. The maximum value of a scholarship is 50% of the published fees and the number available and the size of the awards are at the discretion of the Headmaster and Trustees. Scholarships may be withdrawn at the discretion of the Headmaster in the event of unsatisfactory work or conduct.
Bursaries also take into account academic merit and/or other talents whether these are in drama, music or sport. They exist mainly to assist those pupils that would gain from attending the school where the fees are beyond their family’s financial resources. Bursaries are means tested and the number available and the size of the awards are at the discretion of the Headmaster and Trustees. Application forms are available from the finance office, by making contact with the Bursar.
Post–entry bursaries can be awarded to pupils whose families suffer unexpected financial difficulties and are no longer able to pay the fees in full. These bursaries are designed to avoid a pupil’s education from being interrupted so they are held until the family’s financial situation improves, or until the pupil leaves, whichever is the sooner. Similarly, an application form can be made available from the finance office.