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Sixth Form Scholarships

All candidates who would like to be considered for an award must be a current pupil or be registered to join the school. Applicants for awards in Art, Dance, Drama, Music and Sport may apply for one or more award.

All applications should be emailed to Mrs Clare Reseigh, Head of Sixth Form, creseigh@stgabriels.co.uk.

16+ Academic Scholarships
Sixth Form Academic Scholarships carry a fixed monetary value of £500.00.

Both internal and external candidates should apply for Academic Scholarships in the November prior to their year of entry to the Sixth Form.

On the Scholarship Day, students will sit scholarship papers, which will involve tasks designed to assess thinking skills and intellectual curiosity.  Candidates will also have an interview with the Principal and the Head of Sixth Form.

16+ General Scholarships
Sixth Form General Scholarships carry a fixed monetary value of £200.00.

Both internal and external candidates should apply for Art, Performing Arts and Sport scholarships in the November prior to their year of entry to the Sixth Form.

Scholarship auditions and assessments take place during the Spring Term.

Art
Candidates are asked to present a portfolio.  They will undertake a short interview with the Principal and Head of Art and should expect to discuss the content of their portfolio.

Dance
The Head of Dance will invite applicants of an eligible standard to attend a practical assessment and interview.

We will be looking for evidence of considerable technical ability in at least one dance style (performance), a demonstration of aptitude and the ability to learn set technical phrases in other genres, as well as responding to a stimulus (choreography & appreciation).

Candidates will be asked to bring evidence of recent successes and achievements to support their applications.

Drama
Students are invited to attend an audition, where they will take part in an improvisation workshop, perform a prepared monologue and be interviewed by the Principal and Head of Drama.

Music
The Director of Music will invite applicants of an eligible standard to attend a practical assessment and interview.  Candidates are asked to prepare performances on their first instrument and one piece on their second.  All candidates will undertake a short interview with the Principal and the Director of Music.

Sport
Candidates will be invited to take part in a range of assessment activities including an interview with the Director of Sport and the Principal.

Candidates must be performing or representing to at least regional level.

 

Visitors to St Gabriel's quickly recognise that this is no ordinary school. Parents are always impressed by the sense of purpose and enthusiasm of the talented, committed staff and the confidence of the extremely happy pupils. We offer girls the opportunity for a seamless journey from Nursery through to Sixth Form, with our boys leaving us at the age of 11 for their senior schools.

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