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Sixth form scholarships

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ABout Sixth Form Scholarships

Bryanston welcomes applications for three categories of scholarship at sixth-form entry, reflecting key aspects of the education on offer at the School. Scholarships are awarded annually to particularly talented pupils who will be assessed through tests, exams and observation. They will be interviewed by a range of staff and references from current schools will also be required. Scholarships may be awarded either for a high level of attainment and future potential or for specialist aptitude in IB or A level subjects, instruments or major sports.

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The unique academic system at Bryanston enables academically gifted pupils to develop their intellectual profile in a variety of ways: inside the classroom through the curriculum, through correction periods with their teachers, through the weekly one-to-one tutorial with their tutor and also through the academic enrichment and co-curricular programme. Applications are encouraged from candidates who show academic talent in one or more subjects.

Music and Choral 

A generous number of music scholarships are offered each year for those who possess outstanding musical potential. Our music scholars make full use of free musical tuition for all their studies, a weekly accompaniment session, professional guidance from figures such as Sir Mark Elder, regular masterclasses, side-by-side opportunities with professional ensembles, and Alexander Technique lessons. Scholars are usually around Grade 8 distinction level on their first study. A music scholar must also fulfil the academic requirements of entry to the School. Potential is as important as correct level and candidates who are not yet Grade 8 standard, but show significant ability, are encouraged to apply.


At this entry point we are primarily focused on applicants who are determined to develop through a national/club performance pathway in a sport or sports. The successful applicant will be one who consistently exhibits positivity, coachability, leadership and sporting talent alongside having a catalytic effect on the School's sporting programme. 

It is at this entry point that our PSP (Performance Sport Programme) has proven to have its most beneficial impact. We have an extensive track record of improving, beyond expectation, sportspeople from a varied and wide range of sports, and we would be delighted to speak to potential applicants about how our programmes might help facilitate growth and development of pupil athletes. 

How to apply 

To request a sixth form scholarship application, please contact Admissions. All applications for entry in September 2022 should be received by the Admissions Office by Friday 15 October 2021.

For further details of the scholarships offered, please see our Sixth Form brochure below, or request a printed copy by emailing Admissions.

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