Academic Scholarships are available for entry into Year 7. These scholarships are awarded based on academic merit. All applicants who sit the entrance exams in January are automatically considered for these, with those who achieve highly invited in for a scholarship interview, usually with the Headmaster and our Director of Scholars.
Creative and Performing Arts and Sport Scholarships
In addition to the Academic Scholarships, we offer Creative and Performing Arts Scholarships (Art, Dance, Drama and Music) and Sport Scholarships in Year 7 to entrants showing exceptional ability in these areas. Further details of the criteria for these awards can be found in our Scholarship Booklet, available from the Admissions Office.
If you would like your child to be considered for one of these awards for entry in September 2019 you should complete the relevant scholarship application form and return it to the Admissions Office by 12.00 noon on Thursday 22 November 2018 with the exam application form and £25 registration fee.
The scholarship application forms are available to complete online, please see:
As shortlisting takes place on the afternoon of the deadline day, it is with regret that we are unable to accept applications after this date.
Applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of their application forms. Successful candidates will be invited into School for an audition/interview and to meet with relevant teaching staff. These will take place on:
Friday 7 December 2018 for Sport
Tuesday 11 December 2018 for Art
Thursday 10 and Friday 11 January for Music, Dance and Drama
Headmaster's Scholarships Any Year 7 candidate who is shortlisted for the Academic Scholarship as well as the Creative and Performing Arts and/or the Sport Scholarship will be considered for the Headmaster's Scholarship.
Application forms and further details of the scholarship criteria for 2019 entry are available from the Admissions Office.
Students who have done very well in their entrance exam but are not awarded scholarships may still be invited to join the School’s Scholars’ Programme, designed to further support your child’s talent. There is no financial award made for being an Honorary Scholar, its value is in the educational opportunities and activities provided.
At whatever stage of their education they join us, your child will be welcomed into the BGS family.
At BGS the Arts are embraced as a vital part of your child’s education.
We aim to make exercise fun and enjoyable, hopefully forming a lifelong habit for your child.