What we expect
Applications will be considered from girls participating in the following core sports: netball, hockey, rowing, gymnastics, athletics.
Other sports will be considered, but a pupil must be at County level or above.
Sports scholar responsibilities
- To attend compulsory sessions and bespoke specialist events, as arranged.
- To represent the school in sporting events, internally and externally (including Trust events).
- To make constructive use of the sporting skills developed.
- To take an active role in fixtures, training and House sport, which should take priority over external activities, except in the event of a clash through selection for representative teams at County level or above.
How To Apply — 11+
Candidates must submit a reference from a sports club supporting the application and a reference from their school’s sports department confirming that the applicant is performing at School, Club, County or Regional level in the last two years.
A personal statement of not more than 300 words written by the applicant to include
- A list of teams your daughter has represented
- A list of Representational honours
- Any other relevant information, including times and distances (which may be provided in the box on the application form or attached as a separate document).
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, gymnasts will not be able to perform a routine therefore applicants are welcome to submit a short video of a routine/flexibility to email@example.com
Successful candidates will be shortlisted and invited to a sports assessment on the 21st of November between 9am and 12 noon, which will be followed by an informal discussion and a zoom interview (date TBC).
The deadline for specialist scholarship applications is Friday 13th November 2020.
How To Apply — 16+
Candidates must submit a reference from a sports club supporting the application or a reference from their school’s sports department confirming that the applicant is performing at a County or National competition level within school teams.
Candidates will be invited to a sports assessment, which will be followed by an informal discussion.
A personal statement of not more than 300 words written by the applicant (which may be provided in the box on the application form or attached as a separate document).