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Sixth Form Scholarships & Bursaries

Halliford School offers Sixth Form Scholarships up to the value of 10% per annum of the annual tuition fees for both internal and external candidates showing excellence whether academic, musical, artistic, dramatic or sporting. Before a student can be considered for a scholarship, the Registration Form must be completed and returned to the Registrar together with a non-refundable fee of £125 prior to the close of registration. For overseas candidates, a registration fee of £150 is required. All applicants will need to meet the expected requirements for entry into the Sixth Form as detailed in the Sixth Form Prospectus. Scholarship interviews will take place in the January of Year 11. Internal candidates will receive details automatically in Year 11 and external applicants should contact the Registrar directly before applying.

We are no longer accepting scholarship applications for Sixth Form entry in September 2024. For entry into the Sixth Form in September 2024, applicants must have completed the online scholarship application form by Friday 1st December 2023.

We welcome scholarship applications for entry into the Sixth Form in September 2025.

Sixth Form Scholarship Application Form:

Music Scholarship only

Sixth Form Academic Scholarship

Offers are made after GCSE results have been received. Scholarships up to maximum of 10% will be awarded for the full two-year A Level course and are dependent on maintaining a good overall standard of achievement (minimum grade B in internal Lower Sixth examinations), endeavour (grades E / G on the academic review) and continuation of the overall standards expected of a scholar.

Sixth Form Art & Design Scholarship

Applicants should intend to study A Level Art & Design for the full two-year course.

An interview will be held with the Head of Art in which the applicant will need to show a portfolio of their artwork. The portfolio should contain all GCSE artwork. If the work is 3D or large then good, A4 (minimum) photographs of the work will be accepted. If you have done other creative work outside of your GCSE Art course then please include examples. If you have them, your portfolio should also include sketchbooks, journals and essays.

Applicants should demonstrate to the Head of Art that they will make a positive contribution to the School. The applicant should have great enthusiasm for the subject and be willing, reliable, hard-working, resilient, independent and resourceful with an aptitude for taking personal initiative and going the extra mile beyond the guidance given or the work set by the teacher. Intellectual curiosity, a willingness to independently visit galleries & museums and an interest in researching art & design in all of its forms are essential attributes. All Art Scholars are expected to demonstrate their commitment to the subject by participating in extra-curricular sessions offered by the school in addition to timetabled lessons.

Applicants will be invited to attend a drawing test for one hour along with an interview with the Head of Art.

Offers, subject to final grades, will be made following the interview process with confirmation after GCSE results have been received. Art scholars will be required to achieve a Grade 7 or above at GCSE. Scholarships up to 10% will be awarded for the full two-year A level course and are dependent on maintaining a good overall standard of achievement (minimum grade B in internal Lower Sixth examinations), endeavour (grades E / G on the academic review) and continuation of the overall standards expected of a scholar.

Sixth Form Drama Scholarship

Scholarship applicants must intend to study A Level Drama for the full two-year course.
An interview will be held with the Head of Drama in which the applicant should be able to discuss and produce evidence illustrating an active and ongoing involvement in drama and theatre either in their current school or externally. The applicant must prepare a two-minute monologue and be able to talk about it in detail.

Applicants must demonstrate to the Head of Drama they will make a positive contribution to the School. A willingness to participate in a varied programme of theatre visits, workshops and to assist in organising events within the School Drama Department.

Offers, subject to final grades, will be made following the interview process with confirmation after GCSE results have been received. Drama scholars will be required to achieve a Grade 7 or above at GCSE. Scholarships up to 10% will be awarded for the full two-year A Level course and are dependent on maintaining a good overall standard of achievement (minimum grade B in internal Lower Sixth Drama examinations), endeavour (grades E / G on the academic review) and continuation of the overall standards expected of a scholar.

Sixth Form Music Scholarship

Scholarship applicants should intend to study A Level Music for the full two-year course and demonstrate interest in and commitment to music. For example, by playing in an orchestra, singing in a choir or through grade examinations.

Applicants need to offer two instruments (one can be voice), one of which should be at least Grade 6 standard.

Music scholars are expected to make a significant contribution to the activities of the Music Department and to support the work of younger musicians through the school.

An audition will be held with the Director of Music and applicants will be required to play two pieces on their first study. These should be contrasting pieces. Applicants will then be required to perform a piece on their second study instrument/voice. Applicants must be prepared to discuss their performances and to undergo a sight reading and aural perception test.

Offers, subject to final grades, will be made following the audition with confirmation after GCSE results have been received. Scholarships of up to 10% will be awarded for the full two-year A Level course, dependent on maintaining a good overall standard of endeavour in academic studies (grades E / G on the academic review) and the continuation of the overall standards expected of a scholar.

Sixth Form Sport Scholarship

GCSE PE is not necessarily required, nor is the intention to study A Level PE. However, applicants will be required to lead in school sport and represent the school on a regular basis. Selection and participation in either one sport at county or national level in a Halliford School representative school sport or a range of sports at school and club level is required. Applicants must always demonstrate the highest standard of sportsmanship.

Sport scholars are expected to mentor and coach younger players. The applicant should have a passion for the subject and be willing, enthusiastic, reliable, and hard-working. Applicants must be committed to attending practices at lunchtime and after school along with matches on Saturdays and to participate in all team matches for which he or she is selected.

An interview will be held with the Director of Sport and applicants will need to provide evidence of their sporting ability and an external reference as to their competency, level achieved and aspirational level.

Offers, subject to final grades, will be made following the interview process with confirmation after GCSE results have been received. Scholarships up to 10% will be awarded for the full two-year A Level course, dependent on maintaining a good overall standard of endeavour in academic studies (grades E / G on the academic review) and the continuation of the overall standards expected of a scholar.

Sport scholars are expected to mentor and coach younger players. The applicant should have a passion for the subject and be willing, enthusiastic, reliable, and hard-working. Applicants must be committed to attending practices at lunchtime and after school along with matches on Saturdays and to participate in all team matches for which he or she is selected.

An interview will be held with the Director of Sport and applicants will need to provide evidence of their sporting ability and an external reference as to their competency, level achieved and aspirational level.

Offers, subject to final grades, will be made following the interview process with confirmation after GCSE results have been received. Scholarships up to 10% will be awarded for the full two-year A Level course, dependent on maintaining a good overall standard of endeavour in academic studies (grades E / G on the academic review) and the continuation of the overall standards expected of a scholar.

Sixth Form STEM Scholarship

We are pleased to announce that we have launched a Sixth Form STEM Scholarship. This is open to all students taking two or more STEM subjects at A Level with current plans to complete higher education in a STEM-related discipline and with aspirations to pursue a career in STEM. A Level STEM subjects include Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Design and Technology, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Computer Science and Psychology.

An interview will be held with the Head of Departments of the chosen A Level subjects. Students must present ideas about what they would contribute and how they would demonstrate that they will contribute positively to STEM at Halliford. The STEM scholar will be expected to represent the school on a regular basis and assist in organising events within the Science, Maths, Design & Technology or Psychology Departments, depending on the A Level subjects chosen. They should, for example, be able to run some STEM clubs, present at prep school events and mentor students lower down the school.

STEM scholars will be required to achieve Grade 8 or above at GCSE in Maths and an average of Grade 8 or higher in the Sciences. Scholarships up to 10% will be awarded for the full two-year A Level course and are dependent on maintaining a good overall standard of achievement and attitude to learning.

Bursaries

The School welcomes applications from students whose parents cannot afford the fees, either in full or in part. These are means tested and awarded at the Governors’ discretion in light of the funds available, the financial circumstances of the applicant and the candidate’s performance in the entrance exam.

Financial assistance may be available in exceptional circumstances, should a family’s financial position change dramatically at a critical stage in the student’s education.

Application for a bursary is confidential and made through the Bursar. Once awarded, bursaries are reviewed annually and may be withdrawn, or modified, if circumstances have significantly changed since the bursary was initially awarded or if the pupil concerned is not meeting the standards expected.

For further details and a Statement of Financial Circumstances Form, please contact the Fees Assistant either via email fees@hallifordschool.co.uk or telephone 01932 234923.

Bursary applications for entry in September 2024 must be received by Friday 17th November 2023.

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