Sixth Form Scholarships

For Sixth Form pupils, the School offers a number of Scholarships and Awards.

With the exception of Boarding Awards, Sixth Form Scholarships and awards are available for both day and boarding places. All awards and scholarships carry a maximum fee remission of 10%. Scholarship supplements are available to those who have been awarded a scholarship and provide financial help with the school fees. 

All successful candidates for awards will be expected to meet the Sixth Form entry requirement of a minimum of three A and three B grades for I/GCSE. Please note that under the new grading system we consider a level 7 the equivalent of an A grade and a level 6 the equivalent of a B grade.

Key dates

Interviews and assessments for Sport, Boarding and Performing Arts Awards for 2023 entry are week commencing 7 November, Academic Scholarships take place on Saturday 12 November.  Interviews take place w/c 14 November. The closing date for entries is Monday 17 October 2022.  Please note the allocation of Boarding Awards for internal candidates takes place in February. 

Scholarships and awards carry remission of a maximum of 10% of the School fees. Scholarship supplements are available for those who need additional financial help with the school fees and are subject to means testing.

Please apply

Academic Scholarships
External candidates will sit papers on Saturday 12 November in Maths, English and a general paper. Please contact Helen Sullivan in the Admissions Office for further information.

To apply for all scholarships or awards for 16+ 2023 entry, please download and complete the relevant application form(s) below and return to Helen Sullivan in the Admissions Office.

Please note, the closing date for applications to be returned to the Admissions Office is Monday 17 October 2022.  We would be grateful if the admin fee of £100 could be paid, via either bank transfer or cheque, when the application form is submitted. Further details are given on the application form.

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Dauntsey's sailing on Jolie Brise

Sailing is also popular and Dauntsey’s sails, and maintains, the world-famous 1913 gaff-rigged pilot cutter Jolie Brise. All new Sixth Formers joining the School will get the opportunity to sail on board Jolie Brise on specially organised day trips, usually in the first half of the Autumn Term.