Sixth Form Scholarships

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.

All applicants will need to meet the expected requirements for entry into the Sixth Form as detailed in the Sixth Form Course Guide.

Applicants must complete an application form which can be downloaded here:

Sixth Form Academic Scholarship

Offers are made after GCSE results have been received in 2020. 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 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 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.

Mentoring and Coaching for younger players is expected. 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 Music Scholarship

GCSE Music is not necessarily required, nor is the intention to study A Level music. However, applicants will have to demonstrate interest and commitment in 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 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 art work. The portfolio should contain all GCSE Art work. 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.

 

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