Awards at St Gabriel's recognise the pursuit of learning at a level of excellence.
St Gabriel's offers academic, music, art, dance, drama and sport scholarships for pupils entering the Senior School in Year 7 and Year 9. These awards are recognised by a number of schemes within the school.
These awards are recognised by a number of schemes within the school, primarily the Challenge & Extension Programme, which
- Offers our gifted and talented students extended and differentiated work in lessons to ensure that they reach their full potential
- Runs an exciting programme of co-curricular events throughout the year, including termly scholars’ breakfasts, guest speakers and workshops as well as departmental activities and trips, that are additional to the curriculum
- Provides a mentor scheme for Academic Scholars, whereby a chosen member of staff meets regularly with their mentee to extend their learning outside of the curriculum in a variety of different ways. For Art, Performing Arts and Sport Scholars there are regular opportunities to work with the appropriate Head of Department alongside other scholars in their discipline
- Academic Scholars will be encouraged to read widely beyond the curriculum and the school will provide them with a subscription to a publication of their choice to support them in this.
Requirement of Entry
It is a requirement of entry that all scholarship candidates have passed the 11+ or 13+ entrance examinations.
Scholarship candidates are invited to attend a scholarship day at the school.
Further information on scholarships and an application form can be found in the How to Apply section. Completed applications must reach the Registrar by the closing date published in the Scholarship and Bursary Awards Prospectus.
11+ and 13+ scholarships are tenable until the end of Year 11, when students may apply for a Sixth Form Scholarship.
All awards are subject to a satisfactory annual review of progress based on the candidates' continued suitability for the award.